Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has named Will Shafroth, a land conservationist executive and founding director of the Colorado Conservation Trust and Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund, as deputy assistant secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The appointment does not require Senate confirmation.
"Will and I have worked together on natural resource conservation issues for more than 15 years," Salazar said. "We share a passion for working with a broad range of interests, including ranchers, conservationists, business people, public officials and recreationists, to find common ground and forge common sense solutions. Will Shafroth is a great addition to our team and will provide invaluable leadership on land and wildlife conservation initiatives."