Brian C. Steed, PERC 2010 Lone Mountain Fellow, is the Executive Director of the Utah Department of Natural Resources. He previously served as an Instructor of Economics at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. His professional experience includes a year in the United States Senate, two years as a deputy county attorney in Utah, and several years in Utah State Government. He earned his Ph.D. in Public Policy from Indiana University under the direction of Elinor Ostrom, the 2009 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.