Whit Fosburgh joined the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership as president and CEO in June 2010. His organization currently represents a coalition of 42 partners with a mission of guaranteeing quality places for Americans to hunt and fish. Previously, Fosburgh spent 15 years at Trout Unlimited, playing a critical role in the organization’s evolution into a conservation powerhouse. He has also served as fisheries’ director for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, chief environment and energy staffer for Sen. Tom Daschle, and wildlife specialist for the National Audubon Society. Fosburgh grew up hunting and fishing in upstate New York and was a member of team USA in the 1997 World Fly Fishing Championships. He brings a wealth of experience centered on conservation policy, fundraising, and program development, as well as a passion for the outdoors.
Whit will participate in the panel discussion on the Principles for Outdoor Recreation and Conservation on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the SHIFT Summit, and on the Lunch Discourse on the Public Land Grab on Thursday at noon at the Wort Hotel.