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Rob Hurless, Deputy Director
Rob Hurless is the Deputy Director of the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming. Mr. Hurless is currently on loan to Governor Mead and works on Energy Strategy. Prior to this position he served as Energy and Telecommunications Advisor to Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal. He came to this position from a tour as Chairman of the Wyoming Public Service Commission. For the bulk of his career Hurless was Publisher of the Casper Star-Tribune in Casper, Wyoming. He served as an officer aboard the USSQuapaw, ATF 110, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He has a B.S. in Chemistry and B.A. in History from Montana State University, an MBA from Harvard Business School and Masters in Applied Economics from Stanford University. He has three grown children and enjoys fly fishing and open source software.