- U.S. Forest Service
began his career with the Forest Service as Fisheries Technician in 1992 and served as a Hydrologist for Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit for the last 15 years. He began managing meadow and riparian restoration projects in 2002. He continues to work on the Basin while assisting other watershed programs on the Inyo and Plumas National Forest. He has an M.S. from Humboldt State University in Geology; his research evaluated the influence of high mountain meadows on flood wave transmission characteristics. He has B.S. in Geology from Sacramento State University.