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Federal agency administrator

Bennett William Raley, former federal agency administrator.


Raley, Bennett William was born in 1956.


Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business, Colorado State University, 1979. Juris Doctor, Colorado State University, 1983.


Associate Davis, Graham & Stubbs, Denver, 1983, partner, 1990. Shareholder Trout & Raley, Professional Corporation (formerly known as Hobbs, Trout & Raley, Professional Corporation), 1992—2001. General counsel Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District.

Special assistant attorney general State of New Mexico, 1998—2001. Assistant secretary water and science United States Department Interior, Washington, 2001—2004. Staff counsel United States Senator Hank Brown (Republican-Colorado), 1991—1992.

Chief counsel United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Federalism and Property Rights, 1995. Co-chair Federal Water Rights Task Force.