Statement on the Transition of the National Roster of Environmental Conflict Resolution Professionals
The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation’s (Udall Foundation) John S. McCain III National Center for Environmental Conflict Resolution (National Center) has recently made the determination that future administration of the National Roster of Environmental Conflict Resolution Professionals (Roster) will need to occur outside of the auspices of the Udall Foundation. The Roster is a database of more than 300 highly qualified and experienced professionals who resolve environmental disputes and support collaborative solutions to complex public issues. It is an online tool available for public use currently administered by the National Center. Federal agencies, State and Local governments, Tribes, nonprofits, and the private sector use the Roster to locate professional mediators, facilitators, and conflict resolution service providers. While the National Center is saddened that its administration of the Roster will come to an end, staff members are proud of the work that has gone into it, including the efforts of the community of practitioners and the body of work reflected in it.
UDALL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2021 UDALL SCHOLARS
The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation (Udall Foundation) is pleased to announce that 55 students from 42 colleges and universities have been selected as 2021 Udall Scholars. A 20-member independent review committee selected this year's group of Udall Scholars on the basis of commitment to careers in the environment, Tribal public policy, or Native health care; leadership potential; record of public service; and academic achievement. The review committee also awarded 55 Honorable Mentions.
Gerlak Appointed as Acting Director of Udall Center
Andrea K. Gerlak, University of Arizona research professor in the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy and professor in the School of Geography, Development and Environment, has been named acting director of the Udall Center.
Udall Foundation Recognizes 2021 Native American Congressional Internships
The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation (Udall Foundation) and the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy (NNI) at The University of Arizona are pleased to announce the selection of the 2021 Native American Congressional Interns. The program’s newest class of Udall Interns comprises five students representing five Tribes and five universities from around the country. The Udall Interns were selected by an independent review committee on the basis of academic achievement, leadership, and demonstrated commitment to careers in Tribal public policy.