Board of Directors


Cathy Harrits: Writer/Editor LincEnglish (English Instruction for Japanese); Past National and International teacher (Oregon, Austrailia, Zaire, Egypt, Taiwan, Japan). B.A. English (1970) and M.Ed (1980), University of Montana.

Jon Haufler: Executive Director Ecosystem Management Research Institute; President The Wildlife Society; Past Professor Michigan State University; Past Director Wildlife and Ecology at Boise Cascade Corp. B.S. Wildlife Management, Univ. of New Hampshire; M.S. Wildlife Management, Virginia Tech.; Ph.D Wildlife Ecology, Colorado State Univ. Jon is a co-founder of CRC.

Carolyn Mehl is a co-founder of the Clearwater Resource Council as well as another local non-profit, the Ecosystem Management Research Institute. Carolyn obtained her B.S. and M.S. degrees in wildlife ecology from Michigan State University and her employment background is diverse, having worked in four different regions of the United States and Canada, as well as for federal government, private industry, and the non-profit sectors. Locally, Carolyn also served as the Treasurer for the Seeley Lake Community Foundation for 12 years.

William Wall: Director Science and Conservation Alaska Moose Federation; President of Sustainability, Inc.; Past Director International Wildlife Conservation Program at Safari Club International Foundation; Past Regional Wildlife Biologist Potlatch Corp.; Past Manager Wildlife Biology Mid-South Region, International Paper. Ph.D Forestry and Wildlife Conservation, Stephen F. Austin State Univ.

Mark Williams: Mark is a Montana native and a full-time resident of Seeley Lake since 1990, and part-time since 1957. A graduate of the University of Montana, Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and minor in photography. As an active member of the community, Mark was a founding member of the Seeley Lake Community Foundation, chair of the local school board and has served on the Historical Society board and various homeowners associations. Mark is President of Lake Country Builders, Inc. and has been a builder in Seeley Lake since 1978. Prior to his full-time residency in Seeley Lake, Mark was in the ski business for 25 years, the last ten as the head of ski schools in Colorado and Montana.

Board of Directors (pdf document)