Executive and Coordinating Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides guidance, oversight and authority for meeting the goals of the GBRMP Charter and provides advice to the Coordinating Committee. The Executive Committee is comprised of representatives from agencies and organizations that are signatories to the GBRMP Memorandum of Understanding.

Executive Committee Members

  • Deborah Finch  (Chair)
    Program Manager, Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems
    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
  • Terry Bowyer  
    Department of Biological Sciences
    Idaho State University
  • David L. Bubenheim  
    NASA Ames Research Center
    Ecosystems Science & Technology Branch
  • Willaim Campbell  
    Tribal-State Environmental Liaison
    Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada
  • James Dobrowolski  
    USDA-AFRI-NIFA
  • Ashley Green  
    Habitat Section Chief, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
  • Andrew C. Hammond  
    Area Director, USDA Agricultural Research Service
    Pacific West Area
  • Ted Koch  
    Field Supervisor, Reno FWO
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Maureen McCarthy  
    Director (Interim), Academy for the Environment
  • Steve Mietz  
    Superintendent, Great Basin National Park
    National Park Service
  • Sue Phillips  
    Aridlands Research Manager
    USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
  • Stanley D. Smith  
    Associate Vice President for Research
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Coordinating Committee

    The Coordinating Committee facilitates achievement of GBRMP Goals and Objectives and oversee Working Group Activities.

    Coordinating Committee Members

  • Louisa Evers  (Chair)
    Science and Climate Change Coordinator
    Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Office
  • Peter Adler  
    Utah State University, Wildland Resources Department
  • Annalaura Averill-Murray  
    Fish and Wildlife Biologist
    Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office
  • Gretchen Baker  
    Ecologist
  • Mark Brunson  
    Department of Environment & Society
    Utah State University
  • Jeanne Chambers  
    Research Ecologist and Team Leader
    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
  • Tim Delcurto  
    Department of Animal Science
    Oregon State University
  • Erik Eldridge  
    NRCS Great Basin Plant Materials Center
  • Jennifer Forbey  
    Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State University
  • Matt Germino  
    USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
  • Nancy Glenn  
    Professor -Boise State University
    Department of Geosciences
  • Stuart Hardegree  
    Research Plant Physiologist
    USDA Agricultural Research Service
  • Todd E. Hopkins  
    Science Coordinator
    Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • Susan Joyce  
    Natural Resources and Planning Staff Officer
    Humbolt-Toiyabe National Forest
  • Kelly T. Redmond  
    Regional Climatologist, Deputy Director
    Western Regional Climate Center, Desert Research Institute
  • Lisa J. Rew  
    Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University
  • Keirith Snyder  
    USDA, ARS, PWA, GBRRU
  • Lee Turner  
    Nevada Department of Wildlife

  • Website Core Team

    Website Core Team Members

  • Linda Schueck  
    IT specialist, USGS
  • Tom Zarriello  
    Geographer, USGS


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