Ward Scott joins WGA as policy advisor for water and agriculture

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wsj headshot try 2Ward ScottThe Western Governors' Association is pleased to announce the hiring of Ward Scott as Policy Advisor for Water and Agriculture.

Ward will manage a portfolio of regulatory, legislative and in-region water management and quality issues, as well as the ongoing work of the Western Governors' Drought Forum.

The Illinois native earned his J.D. and LL.M. in Natural Resources and Environmental Law and Policy from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He has worked in the private energy sector and on natural resource and land use issues for private law firms. When he's not working on policy, Ward manages the Fiddler Creek Ranch in Fishtail, Mont.

Find out how to connect with Ward and meet the rest of the WGA staff, on our Contact page.

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