2007 - 2015 Republican Staff Director of the Federal Lands subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives
Vice President of the Institute for Regulatory Science
Policy Director of the National Wilderness Institute
Assistant to the Secretary of Interior
Chief of Staff of U.S. Senator James McClure
"Presently I am chopping firewood, putting in an orchard
and, like the park service, failing behind on an 11 billion dollar
operations and maintenance backlog on our 170-year-old house."