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Forestry, Fire and State Lands

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Wildlife Resources

DNR Leadership

Department Executive Team

Brian Steed

Executive Director


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


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

Todd Adams

Deputy Director


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


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

Kaelyn Anfinsen

Executive Assistant


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

Department Administrative Team

Todd Royce

Law Enforcement Director


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


Wade Kloos is the director of enterprise systems for DNR. 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. Wade also plays an important role in the department's data security, liaison to DTS as well as specializing in performance measurements and operational improvement. read more

Roger Lewis

Finance Director


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

Mike Tribe

Human Resources Director


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


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


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

Division Directors

Jamie Barnes

Forestry, Fire and State Lands Director


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

John Baza

Oil, Gas and Mining Director


John Baza was appointed as the director of the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining in May 2005 during the first term of former Gov. Jon M. Huntsman. He leads the division’s efforts in the responsible development of the state's oil and gas resources, regulation of coal and mineral mining, and the public safety protection efforts of abandoned mine reclamation. read more

Jeff Rasmussen

Parks and Recreation Director


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


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


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

J. Shirley

Wildlife Director


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


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