FRS Graduate Student Alumni Careers and Profiles

Interested in learning more about where a graduate degree from the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Department can take you?

The table below lists some recent alumni of our programs and their current position and employer. Visit their LinkedIn profile to see what skills and experiences they brought to their current position in addition to their graduate degree. You can also use LinkedIn to reach out to these individuals with questions about the industry, being mindful of their time.

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NameDegree EarnedJob Title Employer/OrganizationLinkedIn Profile
Bradley ShoemakerMNRS Ecological RestorationChiefAir Force Wildland Fire BranchLinkedIn Profile
Brielle ManzolilloM.S. Forest SciencesWildlife Policy InternWildlife SocietyLinkedIn Profile
Carter OliverMNRS Ecological RestorationHarrison County Extension DirectorIowa State University Extension and OutreachLinkedIn Profile
Chrissy RemeinMNRS Forest SciencesHudson River Watershed Project ManagerRiverkeeperLinkedIn Profile
Cidney HandyMNRS Ecological RestorationStewardship CoordinatorWyoming Stock Growers Land TrustLinkedIn Profile
Ellen ClarkMNRS Ecological RestorationIntegrated Training Area Management CoordinatorDonnelly Training AreaLinkedIn Profile
Emily BitlerMNRS Ecological RestorationAssociate Environmental PlannerLogan SimpsonLinkedIn Profile
Ericka BuckreisMNRS Ecological RestorationNatural Resources SpecialistUS NavyLinkedIn Profile
Jesse WootenM.S. Forest SciencesNatural Resources Specialist/Forest ManagementJefferson County Open SpaceLinkedIn Profile
John EllisMNRS Forest SciencesEnvironmental SpecialistVulcan Materials CompanyLinkedIn Profile
Kathleen McIntyrePh.D. Forest SciencesForest Health Program ManagerTahoe Regional Planning AgencyLinkedIn Profile
Keagan LoweyMNRS Forest SciencesZone ForesterNatural Resources Conservation Service, USDALinkedIn Profile
Kirsten LyonsMNRS Ecological RestorationStewardship DirectorFriends of the St. Clair RiverLinkedIn Profile
Mary YoungMNRS Ecological RestorationPhysical Scientist/ Project ManagerOffice of Legacy Management, Department of EnergyLinkedIn Profile
Tamara AstvatsaturovaMNRS Ecological RestorationNatural Resources SpecialistNatural Resources Conservation Service, USDALinkedIn Profile
Zoe SchapiraM.S. Forest SciencesResilient Communities and Forests CoordinatorThe Ember AllianceLinkedIn Profile

New Horizons Within Your Reach

Our alumni are making their mark as stewards on both the inside and outside around the world. Some recent graduates sent selfies of amazing projects and locations they currently care for.

Scott, MNRS Ecological Restoration 2016

Sara, MNRS Ecological Restoration 2018

Hailey, Ph.D. Rangeland Ecosystem Science 2016

Emma, M.S. Forest Sciences 2015

Andrew, M.S. Forest Sciences 2014