Brian Kurzel

Executive director, National Wildlife Federation Rocky Mountain Regional Center

Brian Kurzel is the regional executive director of the National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain Regional Center. Brian oversees NWF’s work on protecting public lands, sustaining fish and wildlife populations, promoting responsible energy development, connecting people to nature and partnering with tribal governments on education and conservation. He joined NWF in 2015 after about 10 years with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, where he most recently served as a senior manager focused on policy and planning initiatives.