Casey Bries

Casey has 15 years of experience in public land management, stakeholder engagement, and facilitation, equipping them with the interdisciplinary insights crucial for addressing diverse challenges in public land use and resource management. They specialize in public-sector DEI strategy and work closely with local, state, and federal land management agencies, environmental non-profits, and academic institutions to transform organizational culture through innovative social equity approaches. Casey’s work focuses on fostering trust within and between communities- guiding collaborative processes that drive participation in environmental decision-making. Casey serves on the Board of Directors for Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado and various committees and coalitions focused on environmental justice, policy advocacy, and collective action. They hold an MPA in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Colorado Denver and a B.S. in Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Studies from the University of Minnesota.