Steve Kandell, Director
1032 1/2 Main Ave., Suite 20
Durango, CO 81301
Steve is the Director of TU's Sportsmen's Conservation Project (SCP). He joined TU in 2008, and is based in Durango, Colorado. Steve was drawn to the West over a decade ago to pursue his passions for hunting, fishing and conservation. Prior to working for the SCP, Steve worked as an environmental planner for both the private and public sectors, working with sportsmen, industry, local communities and others to address a variety of contentious public lands issues. Steve now coordinates the SCP's efforts to secure a strong sportsmen's heritage in the West for future generations.
Brad Powell, Energy Director
Brad has a deep personal and professional interest in wildlife and management of important habitats, particularly on public lands. An active outdoor enthusiast enjoying the trails, lakes, and rivers of the West, he was raised hunting for big game (rabbits and quail) and fishing for trophy fish (bluegill and bass) in Missouri. Brad received a degree in Forest Science from the University of Missouri, and worked for the U.S. Forest Service for over 30 years, serving as District Staff, District Ranger and National Monument Ranger for Mount St. Helens, and as Forest Supervisor in Kentucky and Alaska. He also served as Regional Forester in the Pacific Southwest Region (California) and in the Northern Region (Idaho and Montana). He currently resides in Payson, Arizona.
Shauna Sherard, Communications Director
Shauna Sherard came to work for TU in September of 2011. She formerly worked as the outdoor editor for the Wyoming Tribune Eagle and freelanced for various magazines across the country. She lives in Wheatland, Wyoming with her husband, Cole, daughters, and various four-legged critters - one bird dog, one want-to-be bird dog and a crazy cat.
Corey Fisher, Assistant Energy Director
Corey grew up in the same state as TU, Michigan. After jobs guiding and with the U.S. Forest Service, Corey joined TU to work on oil and gas development issues facing trout, wildlife and hunters and anglers in the West. Located in Missoula, Montana, Corey spends his free time in the mountains, on the rivers or in the sloughs hunting elk, deer, and ducks, or hiking wild country and casting to wild cutthroats.
Dave Glenn, Backcountry Director
Dave has been with TU since 2008, and is based in Lander, WY, where he lives with his three horses, two gun dogs, 11 chickens and a stray cat. Dave is a former Alaskan fishing guide, and recently worked for the National Outdoor Leadership School as their Rocky Mountain director of operations. Dave is an avid hunter/angler and enjoys horsepacking into wild country to hunt and fish. Dave directs all backcountry protection operations of the SCP throughout the West.
Tom Reed, WY/MT Roadless Organizer
Tom has worked for Trout Unlimited since 2005. In 2008, Tom led TU's successful Sportsmen for the Wyoming Range effort that resulted in protecting 1.2 million acres of mountain wildlife and fish habitat from irresponsible oil and gas drilling with the passage of the Wyoming Range Legacy Act in the 110th Congress. Today, he heads up the off-road vehicle program for TU as Director of Off-Road Vehicle Policy. A life-long Westerner and avid hunter/angler, he has spent his professional career in public relations and journalism. Tom is the author of several books, most recently Blue Lines, A Fishing Life. He lives in Pony, Montana, with four bird dogs, a classic 1968 Ford Bronco and seven mountain horses.