About Us


Publication: 2013-08-28


Name:Owen Ambur


Name:Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation


The U.S. Congress established the Udall Foundation as an independent executive branch agency in 1992 to honor Morris K. Udall's 30 years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2009, Congress enacted legislation to honor Stewart L. Udall and add his name to the Foundation. It is now known as the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation... The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation is one of five federal foundations established by Congress. The other four federal foundations include the Christopher Columbus Foundation, Barry M. Goldwater Foundation, James Madison Foundation, and the Harry S. Truman Foundation.


  • Udall Foundation StaffWho We Are - The Udall Foundation is an agency within the executive branch of the United States government.

  • Mark SchaeferDeputy Executive Director for Environmental Conflict Resolution

  • Suzanne OrensteinDirector of the Udall Foundation's Washington DC Office

  • Phil LemanskiActing Executive Director

  • Karen SiderelisDirector of Technology Collaboration

  • Jane CurlinSenior Program Manager

  • Beth MonroeExecutive Assistant

  • Ashley PedersenParks in Focus Program Manager

  • Jerry CarterSenior IT Manager

  • Adam BakerApplication Programmer

  • Mitchell ChrismerProgram Associate

  • Udall Foundation Board of TrusteesThe President appoints nine members of its board of trustees, with the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate; the other four members serve by virtue of their positions within government.

  • Eric EberhardChair - Distinguished Indian Law Practitioner in Residence, Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA

  • Dr. Anne J. UdallVice Chair - Vice President of Professional Development, Northwest Evaluation Association, Portland, OR

  • R. Lance BoldreyMember, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Lansing, MI

  • Michael A. ButlerChief Executive Officer, Tennessee Wildlife Federation, Nashville, TN

  • Dr. Ann Weaver HartPresident, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Diane J. HumetewaSpecial Advisor and Special Counsel to the President, American Indian Initiatives, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

  • William MendozaDirector, The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

  • Stephen M. Prescott, MDPresident, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK

  • D. Michael RappoportPublic Affairs Consultant, Scottsdale, AZ

  • Nancy SutleyChair, Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, D.C.

  • Brad UdallDirector, University of Colorado - NOAA Western Water Assessment, Boulder, CO

  • Terrence L. BracyChair Emeritus - Chief Executive Officer, Bracy Tucker Brown & Valanzano, Washington D.C.

  • Herbert R. GuentherTrustee Emeritus - Former Director, Arizona Department of Water Resources, Phoenix, AZ

  • Matt JamesTrustee Emeritus - President and CEO, The Center for the Next Generation (TCNG), San Francisco, CA

  • Dr. Peter W. LikinsTrustee Emeritus - President Emeritus, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • P. Lynn ScarlettTrustee Emeritus - Co-Director, RFF Center for the Management of Ecological Wealth, Washington, D.C.