By Michael Zagata
Raised in upstate manhattan, Mike earned a BS and MS in secondary technological know-how at SUNY-Oneonta and Cornell after which a Ph.D. in flora and fauna ecology at Iowa kingdom University. His various profession integrated an assistant professorship on the collage of Maine-Orono’s institution of woodland assets, box Director for The natural world Society, Audubon’s Director of Federal family members, application improvement officer for the nationwide learn Council (National Academy of Sciences)—where he shaped a committee to handle renewable average assets issues—and tenure with Tenneco, Inc., a Fortune 50 Company. whereas there, he graduated from the college of Virginia’s Darden company School’s “The govt Program.” Mike was once promoted to Director of Environmental, wellbeing and fitness & security (EH&S) for Tenneco Oil E&P. From there, he grew to become vice president of EH&S for Transco strength Co. lower than his management, the firms obtained the nationwide natural world Federation’s “Conservation success Award,” geese Unlimited’s “Silver Teal Award,” and The Conservation Fund’s “Calder Award.” He then served in Governor Pataki’s cupboard as Commissioner (CEO) of latest York’s Dept. of Environmental Conservation. After leaving the DEC, he helped discovered and served as president of the Conservation Alliance of latest York and lately retired as President and CEO of the Ruffed Grouse Society—an foreign flora and fauna conservation association selling sound wooded area administration for the advantage of either hunted and non-hunted natural world. His awards/recognition contain a letter from President Carter thanking him for his assist in passing the Fish & natural world Conservation Act of 1980 (later referred to as CARA); induction into the “Hall of repute” by means of the offshore strength for his paintings at Tenneco on wetlands mitigation banking and “Rigs to Reefs” (converting retired offshore power creation structures into functioning man made reefs); and into the new york nation Outdoorsman’s corridor of Fame.
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