ZACH BROWN

HOMETOWN: BOZEMAN

NOMINATED BY: DAN SPENCER

Zach Brown is a native Bozeman boy, who at 25, is a relative old fart in this group. On nights and weekends you can find him chasing big fish or supporting one of Bozeman's many breweries. When he's not on the river, he is serving in Montana Legislature, where his committee work has focused on taxation, wildlife management, and water policy. During his day job, Zach serves as Program Manager for One Montana's Resilient Montana program where he works with farmers and ranchers on drought response, water-use planning, and climate science. His background includes leading a research project on immigration policy at Georgetown University, and he focused his University of Montana studies on fisheries management, water policy and climate change, obtaining a BA in environmental studies.