Agency Advisors

Agency Advisors are federal and state land management agency representatives that serve alongside the Board of Directors.

Domenic Bravo

Wyoming State Parks

Domenic Bravo was born in Pueblo, Colorado. He received his B.S. degree in Natural Resource Management from Colorado State University. While working in Nevada as a Park Ranger he received his M.S. in Park and Resource Management. Along with working as a Park Supervisor in Carson City, Nevada Dominic completed his Certified Public Manger certification. As a law Enforcement Ranger he has extensive training in Law Enforcement, EMS and Rescue. Bravo is currently the Director of Wyoming State Parks. He is an avid outdoorsman who loves to hunt, fish, off-road, hike, mountain bike and backpack.

Patti Klein

Bureau of Land Management

Patti Klein is the National Stewardship Coordinator for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). She has worked in the outdoor recreation field since 1983, initially for Outward Bound School and then with the US Forest Service and BLM. Patti graduated from Prescott College with a BA in Outdoor Recreation. She has been an outdoor enthusiast since childhood and a people person since birth.

Peppino Persio

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Pep Persio is the Senior Policy Advisor for Recreation Program with Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C. He provides direction and guidance from a national perspective to the field managers for the Corps comprehensive recreation program. Pep is responsible for the development, review, defense and execution of Corps $300 million recreation business line annual operating budget. His 32-year career with the Corps includes the past 5 years in his current position and prior assignments as a Park Ranger, Park Manager, Outdoor Recreation Planner and Operations Project Manager. Pep recently spent 3 years in the Corps Europe District in Germany as a Regional Program Manager, military construction. Prior to his Corps career, he worked 4 years as a Community Recreation Director with the Baltimore County Maryland Department of Recreation and Parks. Pep is a 1974 graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Parks Management.

Nancy Roeper

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Nancy serves as the National Wilderness Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

James Schwartz

U.S Forest Service