Team Category: Board of Trustees

Jo Lowe

Jo Lowe

Having lived in the West all her life, Jo hails from Ketchum, Idaho, where she has served numerous boards of directors, the Blaine County Planning and […]

Lynne Seus

Lynne Seus

Lynne and her husband Doug founded Vital Ground in 1990. The famed animal handlers raised and trained an orphaned Kodiak brown bear named Bart to appear […]

Doug Seus

Doug Seus

Doug and his wife Lynne obtained their first wolf in 1971 and subsequently launched a career in the animal training business for the entertainment industry. Between […]

Andrea Nasi

Andrea Nasi

Andrea Nasi was born in Torino, Italy. After obtaining a master’s degree in business administration he moved  to the United States for a series of year-long […]

Theresa Young

Theresa Young

Theresa is an associate director at Sandler O’Neill Mortgage Finance L.P. Her experience within the mortgage industry spans 18 years in a variety of roles. Prior […]

Maureen Henry Mayer

Maureen Henry Mayer

With Maureen’s background as a neonatal ICU RN she learned as part of the University of Utah’s elite flight nurse team to take potential disaster and […]

Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson

Kelly has served the board from 2002 to 2013. After being “termed out” for a year, we are pleased to again have her on the board. […]

John Hechtel

John Hechtel

John has over 30 years experience in bear management, bear research, bear-human conflict prevention, and bear safety instruction. John has worked extensively on bears in Arctic […]

Russell Fox

Russell Fox

Russ married Vital Ground Board Member Carolyn Dobbs (1942-2014) 42 years ago. They both were faculty members in environmental studies at The Evergreen State College in […]

Tim Polich

Tim Polich

Tim brings a solid financial background to Vital Ground’s board of trustees with his 27 years in the banking industry as a commercial lender. A Montana […]

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