Bob Walker

Chair, Montana Trails Coalition
Clancy, Montana


Since 2018, Bob has served as the chair of the Montana Trails Coalition. Bob was the prior chair of the American Trails Board from 1992 to 1996, among other endeavors in the trails and outdoor industry.

Education:

  • MS Degree, University of Idaho, Fishery Management, 1973
  • BS Degree, Iowa State University, Fish & Wildlife Ecology, 1970

Experience:

  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, State Trails Programs Coordinator, 1991 – 2007
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources, State Trails Programs Coordinator, 1988 – 1991
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Coordinator, Statewide County Conservation Activities, 1983 - 1988
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Land Management Supervisor, 1981 - 1983

Other Experience:

  • Member, State Trails Advisory Committee, 2022
  • Member, USDA Forest Service, Missouri River Resource Advisory Council, 2017 - 2022
  • Chair, Western Montana Resource Advisory Council, BLM, 2010- 2017
  • Chair, National Association of OHV Program Managers, 2003 – 2007
  • Chair, American Trails, 1992 – 1996
  • Member, Legislative Committee, American Trails, 1989 - 1992
  • Chair, International Association of Snowmobile Administrators, 1988 – 1990

Awards

  • Montana State Parks and Recreation Board’s Champion Award, 2019
  • National Association of State Park Directors, President’s Award, 2014
  • International OHV Administrator’s Association Hall of Fame Award, 2013
  • Montana Recreation & Parks Association, Professional Excellence Award, 2008
  • National Off Highway Vehicle Conservation Council, National Service Award, 2007
  • Montana State Parks, Award of Dedication and Excellence, 2005
  • American Trails, Montana Trails Advocate Award, 2002

Memberships:

  • American Motorcyclist Association
  • American Trails
  • Bike Walk Helena
  • Bike Walk Montana
  • Capital Trail Vehicle Association
  • Last Chance Riders Motorcycle Club
  • Montana Snowmobile Association
  • Montana Trails Coalition
  • Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association, Advisory Board
  • Montana Trail Vehicle Riders Association
  • Montana Wilderness Association
  • Montana Wildlife Federation
  • Our Montana
  • Prickly Pear Land Trust, Don’t Fence Me In Trail Run & Harvest Moon Ball Committees
  • Rails-To-Trails Conservancy