Pocatello, ID – The Sharetrails/BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) Board of Directors formally announced that Del Albright will serve as Interim Executive Director, overseeing the daily affairs of BRC. Albright is well known to BRC supporters and the broader outdoor community, having been involved in and worked for BRC for more than two decades, most recently as the BRC Ambassador.
"I am thrilled that we will have Del leading the organization again while the board finishes the search for Martin Hackworth's replacement," Todd Ockert, president of the ST/BRC Board, said. "He has exceptional leadership skills from leading firefighters and Army Special Forces teams that he will bring to the helm of Sharetrails/BlueRibbon Coalition."
"I am excited to tackle the challenge and lead our great organization," Albright said. "ST/BRC is the national leader in grassroots recreation advocacy and we will continue our time-tested strategies advancing recreation interests in the most efficient and effective way possible."
Albright has an extensive and diverse background, including service as the BRC Ambassador, as past State Environmental Affairs Coordinator for the California Four Wheel Drive Association, past board member ST/BRC, and as a member in United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Friends of the Rubicon, Tread Lightly!, and the North American Motorized Recreation Council, and more.
Albright holds a Bachelor's Degree in Forestry and a Master's Degree in Environmental Planning. Before Albright "retired" to his present role, he served 26 years in the California Department of Forestry (CalFIRE) and 14 years in military service, including as a U.S. Army Green Beret.
More information about Albright is available at www.delalbright.com.