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Department Executive Team

Brian Steed

Executive Director
briansteed@utah.gov

801-538-7201


Brian Steed was appointed DNR executive director in 2019 by Governor Gary R. Herbert. He leads an agency of 1,300 employees, divided among seven divisions. read more

Nathan Schwebach

Deputy Director
nathanschwebach@utah.gov

801-538-7303


Nathan Schwebach joined DNR in 2014 and was appointed as the department's deputy director in July 2021. read more

Todd Adams

Deputy Director
toddadams@utah.gov

801-538-7201


Todd Adams was appointed as DNR deputy director in August 2021. He previously served as the director of the Division of Water Resources. read more

Kim Wells

Communications Director
kimwells@utah.gov

801-803-0336


Kim Wells was appointed as the communications director for the Department of Natural Resources in August 2021. read more

Kaelyn Anfinsen

Executive Assistant
kaelynanfinsen@utah.gov

801-538-7201


Kaelyn Anfinsen joined DNR in 2009 and currently serves as executive assistant. read more

Department Administrative Team

Todd Royce

Law Enforcement Director
toddroyce@utah.gov

801-538-7201


Todd Royce joined DNR in 2018. As law enforcement director, Royce works closely with DNR division leadership and section chiefs to oversee the public safety efforts of the department. read more

Wade Kloos

Enterprise Services Director
wkloos@utah.gov

801-538-7264


Wade Kloos is the director of enterprise systems. His main responsibilities are to cultivate and manage the systems that serve the entire department, such as GIS, AV Services and the UAS/Drone Program. read more

Roger Lewis

Finance Director
rogerlewis@utah.gov

801-537-3206


Roger Lewis became the Finance Director for DNR in April of 2017. read more

Mike Tribe

Human Resources Director
miketribe@utah.gov

801-538-7319


Mike Tribe has served as the human resource field office director since 2017. He is responsible for consulting with agency management on HR strategies and needs. read more

Bill Boudreau

Information Technology Director
bboudreau@utah.gov

801-538-7244


Bill Boudreau joined DNR in 2013 as the information technology director where he oversees DNR’s application development, maintenance and desktop support. read more

Tyler Thompson

Watershed Director
tylerthompson@utah.gov

801-538-4876


Tyler Thompson has worked for DNR since 1997 starting his career as a seasonal employee collecting vegetation trend data for Division of Wildlife Resources Range Trend Program. read more

Dennis Carver

Internal Audit Director
dcarver@utah.gov

385-515-9720


Dennis Carver serves as DNR's Internal Audit Director and monitors, assesses and brings awareness to DNR leadership of high value risks, the status of internal control activities and the climate and culture of the DNR control environment. read more

Division Directors

Jamie Barnes

Forestry, Fire and State Lands Director
jamiebarnes@utah.gov

385-222-1536


Jamie Barnes was appointed as the Utah State Forester and Director of the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands in August 2021. She previously oversaw the division's sovereign lands program. read more

John Baza

Oil, Gas and Mining Director
johnbaza@utah.gov

801-538-5334


John Baza was appointed as the director of the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining in May 2005. He oversees the responsible development of oil and gas resources, regulation of coal and mineral mining, and the protection efforts of abandoned mine reclamation. read more

Jeff Rasmussen

State Parks Director
jeffrasmussen@utah.gov

801-538-7418


Jeff Rasmussen has served as the director of the Division of Utah State Parks since 2018. He oversees the administration of Utah's 46 beautiful state parks, along with state monuments and historic properties. read more

Candice Hasenyager

Water Resources Director
candicehasenyager@utah.gov

801-538-7278


Candice Hasenyager serves as the director of the Utah Division of Water Resources and was appointed in August 2021. She previously served as the division's deputy director. read more

Teresa Wilhelmsen

State Engineer/Director
teresawilhelmsen@utah.gov

801-537-3119


Teresa Wilhelmsen is the director of the Division of Water Rights and the State Engineer. She is responsible for the administration of Utah's waters, including measurement, appropriation, apportionment and distribution. read more

J. Shirley

Wildlife Director
justinshirley@utah.gov

801-538-4703


Justin Shirley was appointed as the director of the Division of Wildlife in August 2021. He previously served as the law enforcement chief. read more

R. William (Bill) Keach

State Geologist/UGS Director
rkeach@utah.gov

801-537-3301


Bill Keach was appointed as the Utah Geological Survey director and state geologist in 2019. He is responsible for ensuring UGS follows the powers and duties as defined in state code. read more

Pitt Grewe

Division of Recreation Director
pgrewe@utah.gov

385-264-4171


Pitt Grewe is the director of the Division of Recreation and leads the administration of all outdoor recreation grant programs in the state. read more