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 Chris MacDermaid
  • Vice Chair Timothy Seastedt
  • Treasurer Eric Gertler
  • Secretary  Sarah Thomas
  • Member-at-Large Larry Glassburn


Board Member Profiles

Eileen Brown

  • Research Advisor in Statistics, Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Long time volunteer for WRV including lead cook role
  • Term: December 2016–December 2018



Abby Burk

  • Western Rivers Program Lead, Audubon Rockies
  • Term: January 2017–December 2018


Dan Corson

  • Attorney, retired
  • Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, History Colorado
  • Former City of Boulder city council, planning board, and landmarks board member
  • Term: January 2012–December 2017



Eric Gertler

  • Chief Financial Officer, Connect First
  • Founding Treasurer, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
  • Founding Treasurer, Boulder Community Network
  • Term: October 2015–December 2017



Larry Glassburn

  • Owner, National Business Consultants
  • Past member, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group
  • Term: October 2015–December 2017



Katherine Hamilton

  • Independent consultant (clients include City of Boulder and The Nature Conservancy)
  • Master’s of Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
  • Term: October 2015–December 2017



Alison Hamm

  • Assistant Watershed Coordinator, Little Thompson Watershed Coalition
  • Member, Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee
  • Past board member, Friends of the Great Plains Nature Center (Wichita, KS), Greater Worcester Land Trust (Worcester, MA)
  • Term: January 2016–December 2017



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



Chris MacDermaid

  • Senior Research Associate, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
  • Data Management Analyst, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
  • Independent Order of Odd Fellows Past Noble Grand
  • Term: Jan. 2013–Dec. 2018



Bryan McCloskey

  • Student, University of Colorado
  • Board Fellow, Leeds School of Business University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Term: January 2017–December 2017



Timothy Seastedt

  • Professor of Ecology, University of Colorado, Fellow of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research
  • Sponsor, CU Student Association, Society of Ecological Restoration
  • Coordinator, Spruce Gulch long-term restoration project
  • Term: October 2012–December 2018



Sarah Thomas

  • Principal, Sarah Thomas Consulting, LLC
  • Former Fellow and Research Affiliate, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley
  • Term: December 2014–December 2018



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 2017