Richard Kearney, Coordinator

Richard joined the Great Basin LCC as the Coordinator in January 2015. Richard has a long association with the LCC, having previously served with the USFWS where he worked with the BLM, state wildlife agencies and other partners to establish the LCC in 2010. Since then, he has been a member of the LCC’s Steering Committee, chairing that committee from 2011-2013. Richard then served on the executive leadership team.

Dr. John Tull, Science Coordinator

John will begin as Science Coordinator on January 18, 2017. John comes from the Nevada Department of Wildlife where he served as a Wildlife Staff Biologist in the Habitat Division since January 2014. In that role, John worked in numerous collaborations including sage-grouse land use planning and results-based grazing in order to achieve positive, conservation-oriented outcomes in the Great Basin. Prior to that, John sought conservation solutions through the nexus of science and policy while at the Nevada Wilderness Project and as an independent conservation biologist consultant.

Dr. Matthew Germino, Research Landscape Ecologist

Matthew joined the Great Basin LCC in 2011, and assists with science research and coordination. Matthew works at the U.S. Geological Survey in the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center in Boise, Idaho to research spatial and temporal patterns of change across the Great Basin landscapes, and the biological and physical processes that generate these patterns.

Eric Jensen, Geospatial Data Specialist

Eric joined the Great Basin LCC as Geospatial Data Specialist in November 2016. Owing to two years in the BLM's Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) program, and coursework and professional applications of GIS and spatial analysis, Eric brings diverse aptitudes in data management, spatial analysis, cartography, and Great Basin ecological processes.

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