Speaker - Stephen Wolter
Stephen Wolter serves as the Executive Director of the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands, and an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health-Bloomington where he leads major programs in technical assistance, research, training and education, and planning for Indiana University. With over 35 years of experience in parks, recreation, and public lands management, he has led the Eppley Institute's award-winning programs serving the National Park Service, Carhart National Training Center for Wilderness Stewardship, Bureau of Land Management, municipal and state park organizations in the nation, and the World Parks Academy. As an Assistant Professor (part-time), Mr. Wolter teaches in the Indiana University School of Public Health graduate program focusing on leadership, philanthropy, planning, public policy, and built environment-active living courses. Steve has spoken on topics relating to parks and public lands, the environment, and park management and leadership in over a dozen countries and widely throughout the U.S.