Brock Evans

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Brock Evans, "also known as M. Brock Evans, was a conservationist and civic leader. He served as the Northwest representative of the Sierra Club and of the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs from 1967 to 1973, as acting director and director of the Washington D.C. office of the Sierra Club from 1973 to 1981, and as vice president for national issues for the National Audubon Society from 1981 to 1996. Evans also was the Audubon representative to the Ancient Forest Alliance circa 1988 to 1994. He also served on the board of a number of other environmental organizations, including the League of Conservation Voters and the Environmental Law Institute." [1]

"Brock Evans left his law practice in Seattle in the 1960s to begin his conservation career as Pacific Northwest Representative for the Sierra Club. He moved to Washington DC in the 1970s to be Director of the Club's office there, then later was appointed as a Vice President of the National Audubon Society, also in Washington. He served as Executive Director of the ESC for seven years before becoming President in 2004. Brock has written and lectured extensively on environmental topics, including teaching stints at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies in Israel. A graduate of Princeton University (cum laude), and the University of Michigan Law School, Brock has also received numerous awards for his conservation work, including Lifetime Achievement Awards from the League of Conservation Voters and the National Audubon Society, and the Sierra Club's highest honor, its John Muir Award. Brock performed his active duty military service with the U.S. Marine Corps.

"I have served on the Board of Directors of the National Hispanic Environmental Network for the past five years. Before that, I served for fifteen years (the last two as President) of the Human Environment Center, a group devoted to improving environmental employment opportunities for minorities. I spent many hours on the picket lines in Seattle in the 1960's, demanding fair housing for all races. My wife's last name is Garcia." [2]


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  1. Brock Evans, University of Washington, accessed September 14, 2008.
  2. Brock Evans, Apply the Brakes, accessed September 13, 2010.
  3. RESTORE: The Northwoods Board, organizational web page, accessed April 19, 2012.
  4. Leaders, Apply the Brakes, accessed September 13, 2010.