CAMPTON, N.H. — The White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire has a new supervisor.

Clare Mendelsohn, deputy forest supervisor since July 2015, succeeds Tom Wagner, who retired from the agency after 15 years.

Mendelsohn spent 25 years as an environmental professional in various capacities as a civilian working for the U.S. Air Force. The last 11 were spent in San Francisco as director of the Western Regional Environmental Office, where she gained experience in partnering for landscape scale conservation and natural resources management.

In 2013, she became public service team leader for the Hiawatha National Forest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and was acting deputy forest supervisor at the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in Arizona.