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Scott Green, President of the University of Idaho Jan 15, 2021

C. Scott Green

C. Scott Green took office as the 19th president of the University of Idaho on July 1, 2019. President Green joins U of I as a highly accomplished executive with a career in global finance, operations and administration. He is also a proud alumnus of the university, graduating in 1984 with a bachelor of science in accounting.

Born in Moscow, Green’s family moved to Boise, where he graduated from Boise High School. Following his degree from the University of Idaho, the third-generation Vandal went to work for Boise Cascade Corporation. He went on to attend Harvard Business School and received a Master of Business Administration in 1989.

Green worked for Deloitte and Touche as part of its accelerated career program from 1989-1994. He then worked in banking, serving in various management roles for Goldman Sachs and ING Barings. He published two books on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which reformed regulations around auditing and financial reporting.

Green went on to leadership in global law firms, including service as CEO at Pepper Hamilton and as executive director at WilmerHale. He most recently served as the chief operating and financial officer for Hogan Lovells, one of the largest law firms in the world, with annual revenues of over $2 billion. Green led all of the firm’s worldwide operations, technology, conflicts and finance functions. He has had global responsibility for more than 3,000 employees in more than 30 countries.

The first non-lawyer to run an American Lawyer 100 law firm, Green was recognized as one of the Top 50 Big Law Innovators of the Last 50 Years by The American Lawyer magazine in 2013. A certified public accountant, Green was inducted into the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Business and Industry Hall of Fame in 2006. He won the Institute of Internal Auditors Outstanding Contributor Award in 2004 and 2006.

Green’s commitment to the University of Idaho over many years has included service on the U of I Alumni Association’s national Board of Directors, the College of Business and Economics Advisory Board and on the U of I Foundation Board. He is also a Vandal Scholarship Fund supporter.

Scott and his wife, Gabriella, an interior design project manager, have two adult children: Nicholas and Christina.

Rebecca Stevens & Jamie Brunner Jan 22, 2021
Coeur d'Alene Lake Management
Coeur d'Alene Lake Management

Rebecca Stevens is the program manager for the CdA Tribe’s Lake Management Department/Hazardous Waste Management Program. She also serves the role as the Restoration Coordinator with the Restoration Partnership. Rebecca has been working on water quality related issues for over 16 years and starting in 2005, she was co-author of the Coeur d'Alene Lake Management Plan. Rebecca represents the Tribe in the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Superfund Site remedial work and she participates in a variety of public outreach efforts throughout the Basin. She enjoys snowboarding, kayaking, Frisbee golf, and spending time with her friends and blue heeler.

Jamie Brunner is the Coeur d'Alene Lake Management Plan Supervisor for the State of Idaho. She has served this role with the Department of Environmental Quality since 2013. She has been working on natural resource issues in the Idaho Panhandle since 2004. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, and snowboarding with her son.

Ben Wolfinger Jan 29, 2021
A Reflection of Nearly 40 Years in Law Enforcement in Kootenai County
A Reflection of Nearly 40 Years in Law Enforcement in Kootenai County