Published January 07, 2011, 12:00 AM

The Tom Landwehr file

Appointed Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources today.

  • Appointed Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources today

  • 2003-10: Served as assistant state director for The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, responsible for day-to-day direction and oversight of conservation programs.

  • 1999-2003: Served as state conservation director for Ducks Unlimited in Iowa/Minnesota

  • 1990-99: Wetland Wildlife Program Leader, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul.

  • 1984-90: DNR wildlife manager at Shakopee, Madison and Owatonna

  • 1982-84: DNR wildlife research biologist, St. Paul

  • Since 2001: Adjunct instructor in College of Natural Resources, University of Minnesota

  • Education: B.S. in wildlife management, University of Minnesota, 1980; M.S. in wildlife management, University of Minnesota, 1986; MBA, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 2001.

  • Personal interests: Active outdoorsman, hunter, angler, camper, canoeist. Enjoys swimming, biking and running. Participates in triathlons and citizen running events.

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