|Tom Collier - CEO
Tom Collier is a regulatory lawyer and former Chief of Staff in the U.S. Department of Interior with extensive experience in federal permitting -- specifically the EIS process under NEPA and 404 wetlands permitting under the Clean Water Act. Prior to being appointed CEO of the Pebble Partnership in February 2014, Collier had a 40+ year legal career with Washington DC-based Steptoe & Johnson, with a specialty for guiding companies through federal environmental permitting processes. He has worked on numerous Alaska resource projects, including reauthorization of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, Alpine oil development and Conoco Phillips' CD-5 project.
|John Shively - Chairman
John Shively came to Alaska in 1965 as a VISTA volunteer. What began as a one-year assignment turned into a career involved in issues that have shaped Alaska. Shively worked with NANA Regional Corporation to negotiate development of Teck's Red Dog zinc mine. He served under two governors, including as Natural Resources Commissioner. He's been a Trustee for the Alaska Permanent Fund, Regent at the University of Alaska and board member for the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce and the Resource Development Council of Alaska -- serving the latter as president for five years. Shively received the Bill Egan Award as the State Chamber's Alaskan of the Year in 2009, and has also been recognized by the Alaska Federation of Natives with its prestigious Denali Award.