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George Donald Davis

George Donald Davis, executive land use policy consultant. MacArthur fellow, since 1989. Active Governor New York State Forest Industry Task Force, 1987-1989, New York-New England Governor Task Force on Northern Forest Lands, 1988-1990.

Background

  • Davis, George Donald was born on November 19, 1942 in Oneida, New York, United States. Son of Pearl Floyd and Kathrine Virginia (Connolly) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Forestry, State University of New York, 1964. Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1971.

    Career

    • Forester, public land administrator United States Forest Service Department Agriculture, Colorado, 1964-1968. Ecologist Governor Rockefeller's New York State Temporary Study Commission on Future of Adirondacks, 1969—1971. Private land use and natural resources consultant Ithaca, New York, 1971.

      Director planning Adirondack Park Agency, Ray Brook, 1971-1976. Executive director Wilderness Society, Washington, 1976-1977. Special assistant United States Forest Service, 1977-1979.

      Deputy forest supervisor Idaho Panhandle National Forests, Coeur d'Alene, 1979-1982. Land use, natural resource consultant Wadhams, New York, 1982-1994. Program director Adirondack Council, 1983-1988.

      Executive director Adirondack Land Trust, 1984-1988. Principal Davis Associates, since 1988. President Ecological Sustainable Development, Inc., 1994—1997.

      Coordinator Global Associates in Sustainable Development, 1997—2002. Project director Land Use Policy and Allocation Program for Lake Baikal Watershed in Russia, 1991—1993, Lake Hovsgol/Selenge River Wateshed in Mongolia, 1992—1994, Ussuri River Watershed in Russian Far East and China, 1993—1997, Altai Republican, Russia, 1994—1997. Executive director Governor Cuomo's Commission on Adirondacks in the 21st Century, 1989—1990.

      Member environmental task force Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Member Hudson Basin project task force Rockefeller Foundation.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Active Governor New York State Forest Industry Task Force, 1987-1989, New York-New England Governor Task Force on Northern Forest Lands, 1988-1990.

    Connections

    • Married Anita Face Riner, June 26, 1976. Children: Maria Lisa, Brett Hollis, Sarah Bessie, Lara Emily. Stepchildren: Andrea G. Riner, Joel S. Riner.
    • father: Pearl Floyd Davis
    • mother: Kathrine Virginia (Connolly) Davis
    • spouse: Anita Face Riner
    • children: Maria Lisa Davis
    • Brett Hollis Davis
    • Sarah Bessie Davis
    • Lara Emily Davis
    • Andrea G. Riner Davis
    • Joel S. Riner Davis
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    Born November 19, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      State University of New York
    • 1971
      Cornell University
    • 1969 - 1971
      ecologist Governor Rockefeller's New York State Temporary Study Commission on Future of Adirondacks
    • 1971
      private land use and natural resources consultant, Ithaca
      New York, United States
    • 1971 - 1976
      director, planning Adirondack Park Agency
      Ray Brook, New York, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      executive, director Wilderness Society
      Washington, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      special assistant, United States Forest Service
    • 1979 - 1982
      deputy forest supervisor Idaho Panhandle National Forests
    • 1983 - 1988
      program director, Adirondack Council
    • 1984 - 1988
      executive, director Adirondack Land Trust
    • 1988
      principal Davis Associate, s
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