Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

Board and Committees

About the WRV Board and How to Join
About WRV’s Committees and How to Join

Board Members

Executive Committee

  • Chair, Will McMullan
  • Vice Chair, Larry Glassburn
  • Treasurer, Eric Gertler
  • Secretary,  Jean-Pierre Georges
  • Member-at-Large, Sarah Judkins

Board Member Profiles

Parker McMullen Bushman

  • Vice President of Programs, Interpretation, and Exhibits at the Butterfly Pavilion
  • National Board member for the National Association for Interpretation (NAI)
  • Chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee at NAI
  • Master of Science in Natural Resources from the University of Wisconsin
  • Term: December 2018—December 2020

 

Alan Carpenter

  • Technical Advisor for restoration projects, WRV
  • Owner of Land Stewardship Consulting, Inc.
  • Founding board member of Colorado Riparian Association
  • Term: December 2018 – December 2020

 

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Mark Flower

  • Systems Analyst, Univ of Colorado – Retired
  • Former Chair, City of Longmont Board of Adjustment & Appeals
  • 10+ years as WRV volunteer, including as Crew Leader and Project Leader
  • Term: October 2017–December 2019

 

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Jean-Pierre Georges

  • Career in medical imaging business (retired)
  • Former chair of WRV Board of Directors (2011–2013)
  • Term: June 2018-December 2020

 

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Eric Gertler

  • Chief Financial Officer, Connect First
  • Founding Treasurer, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • Founding Treasurer, Boulder Community Network
  • Term: October 2015–December 2019

 

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Larry Glassburn

  • Owner, National Business Consultants
  • Past member, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group
  • Term: October 2015–December 2019

 

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Linda Hamilton

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Educator/Naturalist (retired)
  • Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education, Past Board Member
  • M.A. Environmental Studies, Prescott College, AZ
  • Term: January 2018-December 2019

 

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Sarah Judkins

  • Environmental and Natural Resources Attorney, WilmerHale
  • Former Legal Fellow, Environmental Defense Fund
  • J.D. and M.S. in Environmental Studies, University of Colorado
  • Term: January 2017–December 2018

 

Linda Kuhn

  • Term: December 2018 – December 2020

 

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Will McMullan

  • Term: December 2017–December 2019

 

Diane Rieck

  • Controller, HOMER Energy LLC
  • Founding Member and Former Board Chair, WRV
  • Boulder Valley Humane Society, Former Volunteer
  • Term : December 2018–December 2020

 

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India Wood

  • President Emeritus, Hart Business Research
  • MBA, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Past board member, Association for Community Living (ACL) Boulder County and Boulder Valley Rotary Club
  • Term: January 2016–December 2019


Our Founder

Ed Self

Ed Self is the Founder of Wildlands Restoration Volunteers and served as Executive Director for 19 years. He has a Master’s Degree in Volunteer Program Management with an emphasis on ecological restoration and environmental education. Ed’s Master’s thesis looked closely at the wide range of benefits that communities and individuals derive from involvement in habitat restoration work, and included a nation-wide survey of over 300 Forest Service employees involved in community-based restoration projects. Ed has been a community organizer for over 20 years. He started a community garden in Boulder, which continues to thrive after 15 years. He’s been a volunteer naturalist, outdoor educator and avid volunteer. His former career was as electrical engineer and software developer.