Board of Directors

Bear Trust is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit conservation organization governed by the following Board of DirectorsBear Trust logo

Board Chair and Founder: A.C. Smid

Vice Chair: Gray Thornton (President and CEO of the Wild Sheep Foundation)

Treasurer: Marc Mondavi (Co-Proprietor of Charles Krug Winery)

Secretary: Gilbert Adams (Attorney at Law)

Board Members:

Rene Barrientos (Land Conservation)

Tony Caligiuri (President and CEO of Boyt Harness Company)

John Chaney (Entrepreneur & Private Investments)

James Cummins (Executive Director of Wildlife Mississippi and Certified Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist)

Denis Dale (President and CEO of Bob Dale Gloves)

Linda Demmer (Historic Building Preservation, Land and Wildlife Steward)

Mike Evans (President of the Evans Group)

Jeff Watkins (Attorney at Law)

Project Initiatives

Bear Trust focuses on 4 primary project initiatives: 1) Conservation Education 2) Bear Research & Management 3) Habitat Conservation 4) Conservation Policy

Contact Info

PO Box 4006
Missoula, MT 59806
Phone: (406) 523-7779