Regional Executive Director
Northern Rockies, Prairies, and Pacific Regional Center
Tom France is the Regional Executive Director of the Northern Rockies, Prairies, and Pacific Regional Center. Tom started work for the National Wildlife Federation in 1981 as an attorney and has helped shape wildlife law and policy in the Northern Rockies for the last three decades. Tom received his B.A. in history/political science and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Montana.
In addition to his work for the National Wildlife Federation, Tom has served on numerous boards and advisory committees, including the High Country News Foundation, the Clark Fork Coalition, and the Five Valleys Land Trust. Tom is a retired rugby player, an ardent but old hockey player, and an enthusiastic hunter and angler. Tom is married to Meg Haenn and they have three adult children.
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