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Posted: 10/17/2008

Mark Schaefer accepts leadership of the US Institute for the Environmental Conflict Resolution

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Mark Schaefer, who has held high-level science and environmental policy positions in the federal and nonprofit sectors, has been named to head the Tucson-based U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (U.S. Institute). Schaefer's title will be deputy executive director for environmental conflict resolution of the Morris K. Udall Foundation, which is the parent agency for the U.S. Institute.

"Mark has more than 20 years experience dealing with environmental problems in a variety of positions, including as a scientist, manager and policymaker. He brings to the U.S. Institute a commitment to conflict resolution processes and collaborative decision making, along with his deep substantive knowledge about environmental and natural resource issues," said Ellen Wheeler, executive director of the Morris K. Udall Foundation. "We are excited to have Mark join us." For more information see PRESS RELEASE.


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