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Stegner Center Green Bag – Current Issues in Utah’s Natural Resources

January 28, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Stegner Center Green Bag Series

Current Issues in Utah’s Natural Resources

Brian Steed, Executive Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6, Moot Courtroom.

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1-hour CLE (pending).  Lunch provided.
Free and open to the public.

Brian Steed, Executive Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources
Brian Steed was appointed DNR executive director in 2019 by Governor Gary R. Herbert. He leads an agency of 1,300 employees from seven divisions, including Forestry, Fire and State Lands; Oil, Gas and Mining; Parks and Recreation; Utah Geological Survey; Water Resources; Water Rights; and Wildlife Resources.

Steed previously served in Washington DC as the Bureau of Land Management’s deputy director for policy and programs, exercising the authority of the director from 2017-2019. Before that, he served as chief of staff to Congressman Chris Stewart from 2013 to 2017. Steed has also served as the deputy county attorney for Iron County and taught pollical science and economics at Utah State University (USU).

A native of Logan, Utah, Steed attended USU, where he earned both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in political science. He also holds a Ph.D. in public policy with an emphasis in environmental policy from Indiana University Bloomington and a J.D. from S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, with a certificate in natural resources and environmental law.

Steed and his wife, Leslie, have three children and are currently in the process of relocating back to Utah from Northern Virginia. Among his many interests, he enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, fishing and doing almost anything else outdoors.

This event is sponsored by the University Credit Union.

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January 28, 2020
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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