Rebecca (Becky) Rom has served on The Wilderness Society governing council since 1996.
Becky recently retired as president of Twin Cities Community Land Bank, a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of services for urban redevelopment of the Minneapolis-St.Paul metropolitan area.
For over thirty years she practiced law at Faegre & Benson, a law firm that has engaged in a national public interest practice in public lands and wildlife protection.
Becky has been an advocate of wilderness protection for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Quetico Provincial Park since the mid-1970s and, among other positions, chaired the board of the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness for 17 years.
She has also been active in Alaska public lands issues, serving as a board member of the Alaska Wilderness League and founding and chairing the Alaska Coalition of Minnesota.
Becky is former chair of The Wilderness Society’s Governing Council.