Video and Podcast Instructors

Instructors share best practices for partnerships and community collaboration. 

Thanks to the support of the BLM National Training Center production studio and the National Digital Library of the U.S. Fish and Wilife Service, the Academy is pleased to provide more than 70 videos related to the KSAs of partnership and community collaboration. 

For your convenience, the most popular of these are also available as podcasts. Subscribe to Managing by Network on iTunes.


Paul Batlan, DOI


Paul Batlan, Financial Analyst, Conservation Partnerships, Office of Financial Management, DOI


Cate Bradley, NPS, retired


Cate Bradley, MLA, Ph.D., Landscape Architect, Collaboration Clinics and Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program, Retired, NPS


Kevin Connally, USFWS


Kevin Connally, Region 5 (North Atlantic/Appalachian) Habitat Conservation Plan Coordinator, USFWS


Wolf Cota, USDA FS


Wolf Cota, Former National Information Collections Officer (ICO), Office of Regulatory and Management Services, USDA FS


Anne Desmarais, Academy


Anne Desmarais, Assistant Director, Peer-Learning Coordinator and Lead Instructor, Academy


Denis Desmarais, Consultant


Denis Desmarais, Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant


Tom Fish, NPS


Tom Fish, National Coordinator, Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units Network, NPS


Susan Goodwin, DOI CADR


Susan Goodwin, Faciliator, Mediator, Trainer, Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution


Shane Hershman, BLM


Shane Hershman, Former Administrative Officer, Montana State Office, BLM


Anne Hutchinson, Desert Hills Land Trust


Ann Hutchinson, Board of Directors, Desert Foothills Land Trust


Pat Johnston, BLM


Patricia Johnston, Special Assistant, BLM


Joy Lujan, NPS


Joy Lujan, Former Community Planner, Collaboration Clinics and Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program, NPS

Liz Madison, Academy


Liz Madison, Director and Lead Instructor, Academy


Matt Magee, BLM


Matt Magee, Former Acting Program Lead, BLM Collaboration and Dispute Resolution


Jeremiah Martinez


Jeremiah Martinez, Supervisory Natural Resource Specialist Recreation, Conejos Peak Ranger District, USDA FS


Markci Metcalf, BLM


Markci Metcalf, Former Deputy Ethics Counselor, BLM


Karen Simms, BLM


Karen Simms, Former Assistant Field Manager, Gila District, Tucson Field Office , BLM


DeEtte Stofleth, USDA FS


DeEtte Stofleth, Lead Grants Management Specialist, Colville, Mt. Baker, Snoqualmie, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, USDA FS

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