Dr. James Mosher has over 40 years of increasing responsibility and experience in natural resource science and policy providing a solid base from which to assist businesses and non-profit organizations with management and government relations challenges.
Jim recently retired after serving as Executive Director & Board Member for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. He previously held an appointment as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks at the U. S. Department of Interior. His portfolio at Interior included policy oversight for the endangered species program, energy and wildlife issues, conservation partnerships, climate change and law enforcement. Through his career he served in senior positions with several non-profit organizations including as Conservation Director at the Izaak Walton League of America, Executive Director & Board Member for the North American Grouse Partnership and Founding Board member for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership.
Jim received an undergraduate degree from Utica College, a Masters degree in Wildlife Biology from S.U.N.Y. College of Environmental Science & Forestry and Ph.D. in Zoology from Brigham Young University. He completed a post-doctoral research appointment with the University of Alaska at the Naval Arctic Research Laboratory in Pt. Barrow, Alaska, served eight years on the faculty of the University of Maryland CEES and one year in the Veterinary Physiology program at University of Minnesota.