Marc Coles-Ritchie, Vice Chair

Marc Coles-Ritchie is passionate about the natural world, and his faith contributes to his appreciation for the earth and a sense of responsibility to conserve and restore ecosystems. He works for Grand Canyon Trust, working to protect the amazing landscapes and biodiversity of Utah. Marc has worked for the US Forest Service and consulting firms monitoring and advocating for nature. He has a PhD in ecology from Utah State University. Marc enjoys hiking and exploring the spectacular canyons, red-rock country and mountains of Utah with family and friends, and lives with his family in Salt Lake City.