Jim serves as Outreach Coordinator for The Wilderness Society’s Energy and Climate Campaign. In this role, he works to build political support in western states for energy policy reform. Prior to joining TWS, Jim was Executive Director of Citizens for a Healthy Community, a grassroots group in Western Colorado that works on oil and gas issues on public lands. Jim received his Master’s in Public Administration from The Ohio State University and his BA in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati. In his spare time, Jim enjoys photography, home-brewing, hiking, backpacking, and snowboarding with his wife Lindsey and their dog Crackers.