Leadership

Carpe Diem West’s Network includes over 600 western water leaders representing a wide range of voices and interests. This Network – with its extraordinary wealth of collective knowledge and experience – is the backbone of Carpe Diem West, and the resource that makes this network effective. Network leaders helped found Carpe Diem West and provide guidance through the Program Team, Healthy Headwaters Leadership Team, and Academy Advisory Board.

 

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  • Program Team
  • Founders
Mike Anderson

Senior Resources Analyst - The Wilderness Society

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Sarah Bates

Deputy Director - Northern Rockies & Prairies Regional Center National Wildlife Federation

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Laura Briefer

Director - Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities

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Kim Carr

CalFire

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Rebecca Davidson

Director, Southern Rockies Region, National Forest Foundation

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Jonas Epstein

ORISE Economic Research Fellow - US Forest Service

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Charlie Ester

Manager of Water Resource Operations - Salt River Project

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Todd Gartner

Senior Associate, Natural Infrastructure & Water, World Resources Institute

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Sterling Grogan

Senior Advisor - Carpe Diem West

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Rob Harper

National Director for Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air, Rare Plants, and Subsistence in Alaska - US Forest Service

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Holly Hartmann

Climate Scientist

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Polly Hays

Water Program Manager - USFS Rocky Mountain Region

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Cathy Kellon

Green Infrastructure Program Director - The Geos Institute

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Dale Lyons

Senior Planning Consultant - Souder, Miller and Associates

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Mike McHugh

Environmental Permitting Coordinator - Aurora Water

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Mary Mitsos

Vice President - National Forest Foundation

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Karen Knudsen

Executive Director, Clark Fork Coalition

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Karl Morgenstern

Environmental Supervisor, Watershed Protection and Property Management - Eugene Water & Electric Board

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Jennifer Sokolove

Senior Program Officer - The Compton Foundation

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John Shepard

Senior Director of Programs - Sonoran Institute

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Steve Whitney

Senior Program Officer - The Bullitt Foundation

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Rebecca Wolfe

Public Lands Team - Sierra Club

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Anne Zimmermann

US Forest Service, Ret.

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Dr. Rosalind Bark

Visiting Researcher - University of Leeds

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Paul Brooks

Professor of Hydrology and Biogeochemistry, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah.

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Gregg Garfin

Asstistant Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona

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Holly Hartmann

Climate Scientist

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John Shurts

General Counsel - Northwest Power & Conservation Council

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Amy Snover

Director, Climate Impacts Group - University of Washington

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Cynthia Truelove

Stanford University (Ret.)

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Frances Spivy-Weber

Vice-Chair - California State Water Resources Control Board

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Sue Cross

Executive Director & CEO, Institute for NonProfit News

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Holly Hartmann

Climate Scientist

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Doug Kenney

Director, Western Water Policy Program - University of Colorado, Boulder

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Karen Knudsen

Executive Director, Clark Fork Coalition

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Karl Morgenstern

Environmental Supervisor, Watershed Protection and Property Management - Eugene Water & Electric Board

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John Shepard

Senior Director of Programs - Sonoran Institute

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Frances Spivy-Weber

Vice-Chair - California State Water Resources Control Board

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Sarah Bates

Deputy Director - Northern Rockies & Prairies Regional Center National Wildlife Federation

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Kathy Jacobs

Director - Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions

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Lillian Kawasaki

1951 - 2013

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Doug Kenney

Director, Western Water Policy Program - University of Colorado, Boulder

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Steve Malloch

National Wildlife Federation - Senior Western Water Program Manager

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Bill Mitchell

1945 - 2016

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Jennifer Sokolove

Senior Program Officer - The Compton Foundation

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John Shepard

Senior Director of Programs - Sonoran Institute

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Frances Spivy-Weber

Vice-Chair - California State Water Resources Control Board

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Steve Whitney

Senior Program Officer - The Bullitt Foundation

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