Pete’s responsibilities include strategic leadership, fundraising, and organizational development. Prior to joining APR in 2011, he served as Director of Development and Operations at Property and Environment Research Center, and as Executive Vice President at the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment, both in Bozeman. He has also worked as an instructor with National Outdoor Leadership School and served a term on the school’s Advisory Council. Originally from New York State, Pete holds an MS in Resource Conservation from the University of Montana School of Forestry and a BS in Geology from St. Lawrence University. He is active in his community serving as a director of the Bozeman Amateur Hockey Association, the Gallatin Valley Ice Foundation, and as a trustee of the Sourdough Volunteer Fire Department.
“I believe that conservation of wild lands is a uniquely American idea, and I’m excited to be involved with the largest American conservation project in a generation.”