Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 8, 2023
Bridger Aerospace Group Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
90 Aviation Lane
Belgrade MT
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
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Title of each classTrading
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Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per shareBAERThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Bridger Aerospace Group Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the following changes to the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”):

Ms. Anne Hayes, age 41, was appointed to the Board on September 8, 2023. Ms. Hayes is a Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors, Inc., a single-family office, a position she has held since 2008, and also serves as Chief Financial Officer of Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C., an accounting and advisory firm, a position she has held since 2020. Ms. Hayes has been appointed as a Class II director to the Board and has been appointed as a member and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board, effective as of September 8, 2023. She is an audit committee financial expert. There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Hayes and any other person pursuant to which Ms. Hayes was appointed as a director. At this time, the Company is not aware of any transactions with Ms. Hayes that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Director Debra Coleman resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”), effective September 8, 2023. Ms. Coleman was a member and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board, and by resigning from the Board, also resigned from the Audit Committee. Ms. Coleman’s resignation letter is filed as Exhibit 17.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. The Company, its management and the remaining members of the Board have considered Ms. Coleman’s resignation letter and continue to have full confidence in the governance and effective functioning of the Audit Committee. The Board believes Ms. Hayes’ membership on the Audit Committee and the Board will add additional value and expertise to the overall oversight and management responsibilities of the Board and all of its committees.
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit No.Description
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: September 13, 2023By:/s/ James Muchmore
James Muchmore
Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President