State of Montana
As a natural resource scientist, Ann has spent over 25 years working to connect science and people. Since 2008, she has worked as a Water Resource Planner with the MT Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) in the Upper Missouri Basin, which includes both the Greater Yellowstone and the Crown of the Continent regions. She is currently leading the state’s efforts to build drought resilience in the Missouri Headwaters Basin as part of the National Drought Resilience Partnership (NDRP). She is passionate about empowering communities to build upon local knowledge and strengthen their capacity to tackle natural resource issues in their own watersheds and across broader landscapes.