Whit Fosburgh, the CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnersip, talks about how the TCRP is helping preserve the environmental habitat of our nation’s fish and wildlife by advocating for federal policy and funding solutions while uniting its partners and amplifying the voices of American sportsmen and women in service of Theodore Roosevelt’s conservation legacy.
CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
Prior to coming to the TRCP in 2010, Fosburgh spent 15 years at Trout Unlimited, playing a critical role in the organization’s evolution into a conservation powerhouse. Additionally, he served as fisheries’ director for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, was the chief environment and energy staff member for Sen. Tom Daschle, and was a wildlife specialist for the National Audubon Society. In 2015, he was honored as the Conservation Partner of the Year by Bass Pro Shops.
Fosburgh grew up hunting and fishing in upstate New York and was a member of Team USA in the 1997 World Fly Fishing Championships. He has a BA in Government from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree from the Yale University School of Forestry. He coached crew at the collegiate level for 15 years.