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Executive land use policy consultant

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 Univercity, 1968, 70.

Career

Forester, public land administrator United States Forest Svc., Department Agriculture, Colorado, 1964-1968; ecologist, Governor New York State Temporary Study Commision on Future of Adirondacks, 1969-1971; private land use and natural resources consultant, Ithaca, New York, 1971; director planning, Adirondack Park Agency, Ray Brook, New York, 1971-1976; executive director, Wilderness Society, Washington, 1976-1977; special assistant, United States Forest Svc., Washington, 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 Associations, since 1988. President Ecological Sustainable Development, Inc., 1994-1997. Coordinator Global Associations in Sustainable Development, since 1997.

Project director Land Use Policy and Allocation Program for Lake Baikal Watershed in Russia, 1991-1993, Lake Hovsgol/Selenge River Watershed in Mongolia, 1992-1994, Ussuri River Watershed in Russian Far East and China, 1993-1997, Altai Republican Russia, since 1994, Atlantic Regions Nicaragua, since 1994. Executive director Governor Commision on Adirondacks in the 21st Century, 1989-1990. Member environmental task force Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

Member Hudson Basin project task force Rockefeller Foundation.

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

child:
Brett Hollis Davis

child:
Andrea G. Riner Davis

child:
Joel S. Riner Davis

child:
Maria Lisa Davis

child:
Sarah Bessie Davis

child:
Lara Emily Davis