As the new director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment, Brad Udall brings a wealth of experience with him. Previously, Udall was the director of the CU-Boulder–NOAA Western Water Assessment. He brings a successful career in natural resources policy to the helm of the Getches-Wilkinson Center. Udall has worked closely with the Natural Resources Law Center over the years, sponsoring work by the center and speaking at the center’s annual conference on numerous occasions. He has held a research faculty position for over 10 years at CU’s Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences. Udall has also served on NGO boards including the Parkinson’s Action Network and the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts. In addition, he has served as an executive director with the Eagle Valley Land Trust. Udall has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications on water management and climate change which have been published by the federal government and by several major journals.