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Tom segerstrom, executive director

Tom serves as the Executive Director of the Teton Conservation District. Prior to joining TCD as Executive Director, Tom served as a member of the TCD Board of Supervisors from 2004 until early 2015, including a term as Board Chair from 2011 to 2013. Tom also spent 15 years as a Land Steward and Staff Biologist for the Jackson Hole Land Trust. He is a certified wildlife biologist and his professional background includes experience in the mining industry, and as a small business owner in the tourism sector.

In his spare time, Tom works with many community organizations. Tom previously served on the boards of the Teton County Library,  the Wyoming Wildlife Federation and the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation, and as the President of the Wyoming Chapter of the Wildlife Society. Through his work with TCD, Tom also served as the appointed chair of the Teton County Natural Resource Technical Advisory Board. Tom is also a longstanding member of noon Rotary club.

 
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EMILY HAGEDORN, ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER

Emily is the Administrative Manager for the Teton Conservation District. Emily has worked for TCD since 1999. In that time she has received the “Outstanding District Employee” award for Area 5, as well as both a “Spot Award" and an "Outstanding Commitment Award” from the Jackson Hole Weed Management Association. Originally from Broadus, Montana, Emily comes from an extended family of cattle ranchers and public servants. She is very proud of her rural roots and still has the title to the brand her grandfather registered in 1929 when he moved to Montana from Hamburg, Germany.

Emily holds a a Master of Public Administration from the University of Montana, as well as a B.S. in Environmental Physical Science from Black Hills State University and two AA degrees in Agri-Business and General Studies from Dawson Community College. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, horseback riding, and gardening, as well as spending time with her husband Matt and their daughter Evelyn.

 
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robb sgroi, land resources specialist

Robb is the Land Resources Specialist at the Teton Conservation District. In this capacity, Robb works on projects including: range management and monitoring, irrigation improvements, wildfire risk reduction, native plant and noxious weed program management, and providing support in soils and erosion control.  Robb previously worked as a consultant for Headwaters Ecological Services collecting natural resource information and producing Environmental Assessments. Robb also served as Trail Supervisor with the Bridger-Teton National Forest, designing, building and maintaining trails. He also worked as a Public Affairs Specialist and as a Writer/Editor for the Forest Planning Team with the Forest Service.

Robb holds a Masters Certificate in Natural Resources Management from Virginia Polytechnic and State University, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Richmond. Robb is a Certified Wildfire Mitigation Specialist. In his spare time, Robb can be found out alpine touring, cycling, hunting and volunteering with Teton County Search and Rescue.

 
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carlin girard, water resource specialist

Carlin is the Water Resource Specialist with the Teton Conservation District. In this position, Carlin works to conserve the intact ecology of the Snake River Watershed through research, outreach and education. Carlin's aquatic work focuses on native fisheries, aquatic and riparian habitat, and water quality. Prior to joining TCD, Carlin spent several years working in natural resource management and research including with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Jackson, WY.  He is experienced in database management, statistics, and GIS mapping and analysis, and has worked with ungulates, waterfowl, passerines, raptors and a wide range of vegetation communities. 

Carlin holds a Master of Science degree in Aquatic Resource Management from the University of Wyoming.  When not working,  Carlin can be found exploring local mountains and rivers, while hiking, skiing, floating, biking, hunting and fishing.

 

 
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Morgan graham, GIS/wildlife specialist

Morgan is the GIS/Wildlife Specialist with the Teton Conservation District. In this position, Morgan applies his expertise and experience with GIS data development/analysis, and documentation/quality assurance. Morgan also administers several ongoing vegetative and  wildlife monitoring projects. Prior to joining TCD, Morgan spent nine years working with the Conservation Research Center of Teton Science Schools, where he managed the acquisition, mapping, and quality control of geospatial data for more than two million acres of moose, mule deer, and aspen habitat in Wyoming. He also completed multi-year studies investigating mule deer interaction with roadways for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. Morgan has led GIS based projects for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, University of Michigan, Nature Conservancy, Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Service, Teton County, WY, and a variety of private landowners.

Morgan holds a B.S. in Biology with a minor in GIS/Cartography from Macalester College. In his free time, Morgan enjoys exploring Wyoming’s vast expanses of public land while viewing wildlife, hiking, biking, skiing, and fishing. 

 
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ELyce Gosselin, Natural resources Technician

Elyce is the Natural Resources Technician with the Teton Conservation District. In this position, Elyce works with other staff to conduct field research, analyze data, and prepare research products for distribution and public use. Prior to this position, Elyce worked on a variety of wildlife projects including projects focused on how antelope interact with the thermal environment, how land-use change is impacting bird and bat communities in the Ecuadorian Andes, and how bats in Grand Teton National Park are being influenced by light pollution. Elyce is experienced in using scripting languages to create models and analyse data, and conducting field research to study a variety of species, including harvest ants, African antelope, African elephants, shorebirds, waterfowl, ungulates and bats.

Elyce holds a B.S. in Ecology & Conservation Biology and a B.S. in Mathematical Biology from University of Idaho. When she’s not working, Elyce enjoys mountain biking, backpacking, hiking, exploring with her camera, cooking, and reading.