2018 Opening Keynote Address
Outdoor Industry Association Executive Director
Amy Roberts is the Executive Director of Outdoor Industry Association, which is the trade association and voice of the outdoor recreation industry, serving more than 1,300 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers. OIA is dedicated to ensuring the growth of the $887 billion outdoor recreation economy through support of America’s recreation infrastructure and a business climate conducive to growing outdoor products businesses. Prior to leading OIA, Amy was Chief Sustainability and Business Innovation Officer at Mountain Equipment Co-op where she led the Canadian outdoor retailer’s commitment to business and product sustainability. Amy has a background in government relations, including previous positions as VP of Government Affairs at OIA and Director of Government Relations at Micron Technology. She also served as press secretary for Idaho Governor Philip Batt.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Director
Bob is an avid outdoorsman who loves Colorado and its abundant natural and recreational resources. Broscheid took the helm at Colorado Parks and Wildlife in 2013. He holds a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Management from Arizona State University and is a graduate of the National Conservaion Leadership Institute. Prior to becoming Director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, he was a biologist, Habitat Branch Chief and Deputy Director of the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
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