Brian is the California Director for Trout Unlimited, where he oversees a staff of twelve individuals working to protect, reconnect, restore and sustain California’s trout and salmon streams. He joined TU in 2005 and for six years led California Water Project. Brian came to TU after five years at Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, a public interest law firm where he represented community groups and local governments in efforts to protect waterways and other natural resources. Before law school, Brian was the Communications Director at the White House Council on Environmental Quality from 1993-97, and he was the co-creator and manager of EPA’s first “Energy Star” initiative from 1991-93. Brian grew up in Iowa and graduated from Duke University and Stanford Law School. He and his wife are busy introducing their 8 year old son and 5 year old daughter to the great outdoors.
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