Scott Jurek

Professional UltraMarathoner, Author, Conservationist

Named one of the greatest runners of all time, Scott Jurek has become a living legend. He has claimed victories in nearly all of ultrarunning’s elite trail and road events including the historic 153-mile Spartathlon, the Hardrock 100, the Badwater 135-Mile Ultramarathon, and—his signature race—the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run, … Read More

Stacy Bare

Director of Sierra Club Outdoors

Stacy Bare is a climber, mountaineer, and skier. Climbing helped Stacy recover from PTSD and readjustment issues from a year in Baghdad as a Civil Affairs Team Leader in the Army. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star for merit and a combat action badge in Baghdad as well … Read More

John Davis

Co-founder and Conservation Athlete Ambassador for Wildlands Network, Author

John Davis, a “tri-athlete meets John Muir” explorer, also is a founder of Wildlands Network, past editor of the widely respected Wild Earth magazine, writer, naturalist and conservationist. Throughout his career, this Adirondack native with an indomitable passion for nature has supported continental-size wildlife corridors called Wildways. His hope continues … Read More

Raúl M. Grijalva

U.S. Representative for Arizona's 3rd Congressional District

Raúl Grijalva began his career in public service as a community organizer in Tucson. Four decades later, he continues to be an advocate for those in need and a voice for the constituents of his home community. From 1974 to 1986, Raúl served on the Tucson Unified School District Governing … Read More

Michael Soulé

Co-founder of Wildlands Network and the Society for Conservation Biology

Michael Soulé is professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz where he served as Chair of the Department from 1989 to 2096.  He was born, raised, and educated in California. After spending much of his youth in the canyons, deserts, and shores of San Diego and Baja … Read More

Danny Giovale

Founder of Kahtoola

Danny Giovale founded Kahtoola in 1999 and is the president of the company.  Passionate about the outdoors and equally so about designing and making outdoor gear, he is closely involved with the product development and daily activities at Kahtoola.  He enjoys mountain adventures and spending time with his wife and … Read More

Georgina Miranda

Founder and CEO of Altitude Seven

Georgina is the founder and CEO of Altitude Seven, an adventure lifestyle media platform that helps a global community of women adventurers and travelers discover the best outdoor and adventure travel products, experiences, stories, and inspiration all in one place. The company’s brand was created for a new generation of outdoor, … Read More

Kim Crumbo

Western Conservation Director for Wildlands Network, Director of Conservation for Grand Canyon Wildlands Council

Kim Crumbo, currently serves as Western Conservation Director for Wildlands Network and as Director of Conservation for Grand Canyon Wildlands Council. He strives to develop and maintain professional relationships with other conservation groups, legislators and their staff, and agency personal as well as general public interests. Also, he assists with … Read More

Dr. Larry Stevens

Curator of Ecology at the Museum of Northern Arizona, Senior Ecologist at the Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, & Coordinator at the Springs Stewardship Institute

Dr. Larry Stevens is an evolutionary ecologist and the Coordinator of the Museum of Northern Arizona’s new Springs Stewardship Institute, which is dedicated to improving understanding and stewardship of springs ecosystems. He also serves MNA as the Curator of Ecology, and is the Senior Ecologist for Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, … Read More

Caroline Gleich

Professional Ski Mountaineer, Environmental Activist

Caroline Gleich is a professional ski mountaineer and environmental activist with big mountain dreams. Her goal is to climb and ski the biggest mountains in the world, sharing stories and photos from her adventures to inspire people to get outside, live healthy and protect the places we love to play.

Alicia Hamilton

Alicia studied Recreation Management at the University of Montana and has a background as a zookeeper and educator in the zoo industry. She currently works as an organizer in Phoenix, Arizona with Sierra Club and focuses on developing strong community partnerships with diverse communities. She is an advocate for the protection … Read More

Montana Johnson

Outreach Associate

Montana Johnson was born and raised under the California sun but made her move to Flagstaff, Arizona in 2011 to pursue an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science. She is passionate about the ways we communicate our environmental crisis and is dedicated to bridging the communication gap between climate science and … Read More

Kelly Burke

Director of Strategic Partnerships and Digital Campaigns

Kelly Burke builds the broad and diverse partnerships necessary to sustain wildlife, landscape corridors, and connections between people and wild nature.

Dave Foreman

Dave Foreman is one of a handful of charismatic, creative leaders who have had major impacts on shaping the environmental and conservation movements of the last 30 years. Foreman began his environmental work with The Wilderness Society in the 1970s, first as Southwest Representative and then from the central DC … Read More

Brad Meiklejohn

Brad Meiklejohn is the Alaska representative for The Conservation Fund, president of the American Packrafting Association, and a longtime wilderness advocate. Over the last several decades, without the aid of bush planes, snowmobiles or All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), Brad has traveled thousands of miles across Alaska’s wilderness. Packrafts, skis, and his own two … Read More

David R. Parsons

David Parsons received his Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology from Iowa State University and his Master of Science degree in Wildlife Ecology from Oregon State University. Dave is retired from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service where from 1990-1999 he led the USFWS’s effort to reintroduce … Read More