David Alberswerth

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Senior Policy Advisor



David Alberswerth is a Senior Policy Advisor at The Wilderness Society on energy matters.

Prior to joining TWS in 2000, Dave served in various capacities within the Department of the Interior, including Director of the Department’s Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs, Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, and Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management.

Prior to joining the Interior Department in 1993, he was the Director of the National Wildlife Federation’s Public Lands and Energy Program. Dave was a legislative representative and community organizer for the Billings, Montana, Northern Plains Resource Council before establishing the Washington Office of the Western Organization of Resource Councils in 1980.

He is a graduate of Washington University, where he received a BA in history.