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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Bim Kendall House

804 E Fremont St

Laramie, WY 82072

Phone: (307) 766-5080

Fax: (307) 766-5099


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Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board serves the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, providing valuable insights and support to our academic programs and Ruckelshaus Institute. The board works toward the mission of advancing effective decision-making on environmental and natural resource challenges through research, policy analysis, education, process support, and outreach.

John Turner

John F. Turner, Triangle X Ranch, Board Chair

A Wyoming native from Jackson, John Turner has served as Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, President and CEO of The Conservation Fund, and Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Gail Bingham

Gail Bingham, President Emeritus and Senior Mediator

Gail Bingham is President Emeritus of RESOLVE. She has mediated environmental, natural resources, community planning and public health issues on a full time basis since the late 1970s. She is a nationally recognized pioneer in promoting consensus-building tools in public decision making and is the 2006 winner of the Mary Parker Follett Award of the Association for Conflict Resolution, given “to an individual who has shown a passion and willingness to take risks, has used innovative and experimental techniques, and draws upon the talents and ideas of all persons…”.

Norm Christensen

Norm Christensen, Professor of Ecology

Norm Christensen is Research Professor of Ecology and Founding Dean of Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment. His research includes studies of the causes and consequences of fire in grasslands, shrublands and forests, of the impacts of human land use and land abandonment on ecosystem change and species conservation, and of the influence of global warming patterns of ecosystem change.

Story Clark

Story Clark, Conservation Consultant

Story Clark is a consultant specializing in land conservation strategy and finance, advising conservation organizations and foundations in the Rocky Mountain Region and nationally. She has worked in land conservation and land use planning issues for 30 years as Senior Director of the Jackson Hole Land Trust, founding executive director of the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, and a planner for Teton County.

Gary Collins

Gary Collins, Arapaho Tribal Liaison, Geologist, and Rancher

Gary Collins, an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe, has been the Tribal Liaison and policy advisor to the Wyoming Governor's Planning Office since 2007. He is the Vice President of the Mni Sose InterTribal Water Rights Coalition, a nonprofit organization protecting the health, education and welfare of Missouri River Basin tribes.

Dick Davis

Dick Davis, UW Trustee

Richard "Dick" M. Davis, Jr., served as managing partner to the law firm, Davis and Cannon, for much of 40 years starting in 1968. He helped guide the firm from one office with two attorneys to its present size of three offices and 11 attorneys. He actively practices law in the areas of real estate, business organizations, probate, trust and estate planning.

Brent Eastman

Brent Eastman, Emeritus Chief Medical Officer of Scrips Health

Brent Eastman is emeritus Chief Medical Officer and N. Paul Whittier Chair of Trauma at Scripps Health in San Diego, CA. A general, vascular, and trauma surgeon, Brent is a long-established leader on the issue of trauma and emergency surgical care and was a founder of the San Diego County Trauma System. Born into a railroading family in Evanston, Wyoming, Brent holds degrees from the University of Wyoming and the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. At Scripps Health, he pursued a full-time surgical practice for over 40 years. In 2012-13, Brent served as 93rd President of the American College of Surgeons, the largest scientific and educational organization of surgeons in the world.

Liliane Haub

Liliane Haub, Elizabeth Haub Foundation

Liliane A. Haub was born in Switzerland, raised in Austria, and has been living in the United States since 1989. She serves on several boards: the Advisory Board of the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, WY, College Board of Advisors at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. and Tacoma Art Museum, Washington.
 Furthermore, She serves on the board of the Elizabeth Haub Foundation USA and Canada and is very involved with the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Mike Healy

Mike Healy, Rancher

Mike Healy operates the LU Ranch in northwestern Wyoming, managing cattle and related issues on public land use, conservation easements, endangered species, hunting, and oil and gas exploration. He previously served in Wyoming State Senate, on the advisory board for the Wyoming Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and as President of the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission. Mike is a longtime member and past VP of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, and is currently President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming board of directors.

Marilyn Kite

Marilyn Kite, Cheif Justice, Wyoming Supreme Court (retired)

Justice Kite was sworn into office June 2, 2000. She received her B.A. from the University of Wyoming in 1970 with Honors and her J.D. from the University of Wyoming Law School in 1974. Prior to her appointment to the Wyoming Supreme Court, Justice Kite served as Senior Assistant Attorney General for the State of Wyoming from 1974 through 1978. She entered private practice when she joined the law firm of Holland & Hart in 1979, and she was a Partner in the Jackson Office until her appointment to the Wyoming Supreme Court. She was appointed as Chief Justice on July 1, 2010.

Jim Magagna

Jim Magagna, Executive VP, Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Jim Magagna is a native of Rock Springs and a lifelong sheep rancher in southwestern Wyoming. He's been President of the American Sheep Industry Association and President of the National Public Lands Council. He has represented agriculture on many national, state and local councils and advisory boards, and has served as Director of the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments. He has been with WSGA since 1998.

Mark Northam

Mark Northam, Director, UW School of Energy Resources

Mark Northam is the Director for the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming. His expertise includes energy exploration and development, basin analysis, organic geochemistry, and carbon management. Prior to joining UW, Dr. Northam worked in the energy industry for over 20 years.

Todd Parfitt

Todd Parfitt, Director, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Todd Parfitt was appointed Director of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality by Governor Mead in October 2012. He has over 29 years of experience in the environmental field, including 19 years with the DEQ. Prior to becoming the Director, Mr. Parfitt spent seven years as the DEQ Deputy Director and as the Administrator of DEQ’s Industrial Siting Division. Mr. Parfitt has a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources, Fisheries Management and a master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in environmental policy both from The Ohio State University. Mr. Parfitt is a graduate of Leadership Wyoming, Class of 2008.

Michelle Sullivan, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources Board, University of Wyoming

Michelle Sullivan, Center for Inspired Learning Environments

Michelle Sullivan works as a consultant to numerous organizations and is founder of the Center for Inspired Learning Environments. A native of Wyoming, Michelle has led numerous endeavors that deepen the public’s appreciation of the cultures and communities of the American West. From 2004 through 2006, Ms. Sullivan served as President of the Ucross Foundation in Ucross, Wyoming. Michelle has served as a member and former chair of the Wyoming State Board of Education, a Commissioner for State Parks and Cultural Resources and in 2015 was appointed by the Governor to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.

Larry Wolfe

Larry Wolfe, Partner, Holland & Hart

Larry Wolfe is a partner in the Cheyenne office of Holland & Hart, a regional law firm of 430 lawyers with offices in seven Western states and Washington, D.C. He practices energy (conventional and renewable), natural resources, environmental, tax, litigation and administrative law. He has an active governmental relations practice in Wyoming. He is a member of the UW Foundation Board of Directors and serves on the Management Committee of the Wyoming Business Alliance. He is a graduate of the University of Wyoming College of Law, 1980.

Emeritus Member, Donald Kendall

Emeritus Member, Donald Kendall, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pepsico Incorporated

Emeritus Member, Whitney MacMillan

Emeritus Member, Whitney MacMillan, Chairman Emeritus, Cargill, Inc.

Whitney MacMillan retired as Chairman and CEO of Cargill, Inc. in 1995. He serves on the boards of the International Peace Institute, the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, the Yale President's Council on International Activities, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, The Burton K. Wheeler Center, and the National Academy of Sciences Division on Earth and Life Studies. With his wife, he operates a cow/calf ranch in Montana.

Emeritus Member, William Ruckelshaus

Emeritus Member, William Ruckelshaus, Chairman and CEO, Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc.

Emeritus Member, Alan Simpson

Emeritus Member, Alan Simpson, Former United States Senator from Wyoming

Emeritus Member, Mike Sullivan

Emeritus Member, Mike Sullivan, Former United States Governor from Wyoming

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Bim Kendall House

804 E Fremont St

Laramie, WY 82072

Phone: (307) 766-5080

Fax: (307) 766-5099


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