Dave Dempsey "has 22 years’ experience in environmental policy and has published two well-received books on the environmental history of Michigan and the Great Lakes ecosystem. He has served as Program Director and Great Lakes Policy Consultant for Clean Water Action, and as Executive Director and policy consultant at the Michigan Environmental Council - a coalition of over 65 environmental organizations with a combined membership of more than 200,000. He also has extensive governmental experience, serving as environmental advisor to Michigan Governor James J. Blanchard from 1983-89, as a presidential appointee to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission from 1994-2001, and, since 2003, on the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board." 
- Staff, ConservationStrategy
Resources and articles
- About, ConservationStrategy, accessed February 19, 2010.