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Hillary Coley , Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Hillary came to Trout Unlimited from Lane & Company, CPA's, where she was responsible for managing audit, consulting, and tax services for non-profit organizations. Hillary received her BSBA in accounting and international finance from American University and her Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in not-for-profit management at George Mason University. At Trout Unlimited, Hillary is Chief Financial Officer and responsible for managing the accounting and administration department. Hillary also serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Casting for Recovery.
Elizabeth Maclin, Vice President for Eastern Conservation
Elizabeth leads TU's eastern conservation efforts, working from Georgia to Maine to protect, reconnect, and restore habitat for native and wild trout and Atlantic salmon. Prior to joining TU, she spent eight years at American Rivers developing and implementing the organization's dam removal and river restoration programs. Elizabeth received a B.A. in biology from Colby College in 1993 and an M.B.A. and M.S. in natural resource policy from the University of Michigan in 1998. She grew up in northern Virginia, and spent as much time as possible hiking, fishing, and skiing near her grandparents' farm in western Massachusetts.
Robert J. Masonis , Vice President for Western Conservation
Based in Seattle, Washington, Rob is responsible for management of TU's five western conservation programs: Sportsmen's Conservation Project, Western Water, Pacific Northwest, Alaska and California. Prior to joining TU, he ran the Northwest office of American Rivers as its Senior Director. Rob received his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University, and law degrees from Boston College Law School and the University of Washington School of Law. He is an avid fly-fisher with a particular interest in the Pacific Northwest's wild steelhead.
Bryan Moore , Vice President for Volunteer Operations & Watershed Programs
Bryan began working for Trout Unlimited as the program manager for the Potomac Headwaters Home Rivers Initiative in September, 2005. He became director of Eastern Project Development in May, 2007, and moved to his current position in October, 2007. He was previously self-employed in the insurance restoration industry for eighteen years as a property restoration specialist. Bryan is a fifth-generation native of West Virginia where he grew up fishing the trout streams in the east. After a nineteen year stay in the west, partially dedicated to exploring western trout waters, he returned to his home waters and became an active TU volunteer and leader advocating for stream protection and restoration. In addition to exploring trout streams, he enjoys bowhunting, backpacking, and family camping.
Steve Moyer , Vice President for Government Affairs
Steve heads up our volunteer operations program and works closely with conservation staff to integrate TU's conservation agenda with our grassroots work. He's also our specialist on Capitol Hill, where he works for clean water and fish-friendly legislation before Congress and other government agencies. Looking for advice on how to deal with your state legislature? Steve assists TU members with their state and local advocacy efforts and develops and implements TU grassroots advocacy campaigns. Prior to joining TU, Steve led advocacy efforts at the National Wildlife Federation on behalf of fisheries and wetlands. He holds a B.S. in Wildlife Management from the University of Maine and an M.S. in Fisheries Science from Virginia Tech.
Jack Williams , Senior Scientist
Jack started studying fishes in the deserts of the American Southwest, where a native fish has to be tough to survive. He received his B.S. in Wildlife Biology from Arizona State University. He moved on to work at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas, where Jack received his M.S. degree in biology while working on Virgin River fishes. Jack continued his march northward to Oregon State University to receive his Ph.D. in fisheries biology in 1980 working on the taxonomy and ecology of chubs in the Great Basin. After finishing up at OSU, Jack went to work for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Office in Sacramento, California. He went on to work for the BLM in Washington, D.C., including the National Fisheries Program Manager for BLM and the Science Advisor to the Director. He later moved back out west and began working for the U.S. Forest Service, including stints as Deputy Forest Supervisor in Idaho and Forest Supervisor in Oregon. Jack joined TU in 2004 to develop the Conservation Success Index and provide technical assistance to TU's restoration and management programs. Whenever possible, Jack can be found walking along some small stream, preferably with his wife, sons, and growing cadre of springer spaniels.
Chris Wood , President/Chief Executive Officer
Before coming to Trout Unlimited in September 2001, Chris Wood served as the senior policy and communications advisor to the Chief of the US Forest Service for five years. Chris began his career as a temporary employee with Forest Service Research in Idaho and also worked for the Bureau of Land Management and American Rivers, a river conservation group. He is the author and co-author of two books including, Watershed Restoration: Principles and Practices (AFS 1997) and From Conquest to Conservation: Our Public Land Legacy (Island Press, 1997).