Doug Vilsack, Assistant Director of Parks, Wildlife and Lands


Assistant Director for Parks, Wildlife and Lands
1313 Sherman Street, Room 718
Denver 80203

Doug currently serves as Assistant Director for Parks, Wildlife and Lands, assisting the Executive Director on wildlife, lands and recreation related issues and working with the Directors of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife and State Land Board.

Prior to joining DNR, Doug was the founding Executive Director of the Posner Center for International Development, a shared work-space for international development organizations that engages over 100 tenants and members in Colorado. He is also the founder of Elephant Energy, a social venture that distributes household solar products in Southern Africa and the on Navajo Nation. Doug first traveled to Namibia to work for the World Wildlife Fund in 2005 and has returned on numerous occasions to continue his work with community-based conservation organizations.

Doug was a practicing natural resources attorney in Denver before his work at the Posner Center. He received his J.D. from University of Colorado Law School and his B.A. from Colorado College.