PLHC Advisory Board

The Public Lands History Center Advisory Board includes experienced representatives from diverse backgrounds, including academia, business, resource management, and the nonprofit sector. They have a common interest in the PLHC’s innovative activities and programs and the development of effective student training opportunities.

John Albright,  Emeritus Professor, CSU

Georgianna Contiguglia,  Former President and CEO, Colorado Historical Society

Loren Crabtree,  Former Chancellor, University of Tennessee; Former Provost, CSU

James Hansen,  Emeritus Professor, CSU

Patricia Limerick,  Professor, University of Colorado Boulder; Faculty Director, Center of the American West; Colorado State Historian

Melinda Merrill,  Founder, Estes Institute; CSU Alum

E. Michael Rosser,  CMB, CML; CSU Alum

Robert L. Tate,  CSU Supporter

Dan Tyler,  Emeritus Professor, CSU

Wade Troxell,  Associate Dean, College of Engineering, CSU; Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, CSU; Mayor of Fort Collins

Agency Liaisons:

Ben Bobowski,  Chief of Resource Stewardship, Rocky Mountain National Park

Lincoln Bramwell, Chief Historian, USDA Forest Service

Christine Whitacre,  Program Manager, Heritage Partnerships Program, NPS Intermountain Region


PLHC Affiliates

Jim Barborak, Center for Protected Area Management

Janet Bishop, Archives and Special Collections

Sue Ellen Campbell, English

David Cooper, Forest and Rangeland Stewardship

Ryan Finchum, Center for Protected Area Management

Robert Jordan, History

Clara Keyt, History

Steve Leisz, Anthropology (Geography)

Kelly Long, History

Linda Meyer, Archives and Special Collections

Patty Rettig, Water Resources Archive

Doug Sheflin, History

Jason Sibold, Anthropology (Biogeography)

Pete Taylor, Sociology

Mary Van Buren, Anthropology

Reagan Waskom, Colorado Water Institute


Partners & Friends

Department of History, Colorado State University

Center of the American West

Center for Protected Area Management and Training

Continental Divide Research Learning Center at Rocky Mountain National Park

Estes Institute

Colorado Water Institute

CSU School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES)

National Park Service: Discover History

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