Board of Directors


  • Jim Zuberbuhler, President

    Jim is an Associate Vice President and Financial Advisor with D.A. Davidson & Co. in Sandpoint. Jim has a Master’s degree in history from the University of Hawaii and a B.A. in history from the College of Wooster. Previous to … Read More »

  • Nate Hall, Secretary

    Nate has been with Kaniksu Land Trust since its inception in 2002, first in an advisory role, and now as a board member. Nate started working for Avista Utilities in 1991 as a wildlife biologist, and is now the Terrestrial … Read More »

  • Diane Williams, Treasurer

    Diane has been involved with the Kaniksu Land Trust since its inception. She joined the Board in 2004 and served as Treasurer until 2012; she re-joined the Board in Fall 2014. Diane grew up in northeast Ohio and has an … Read More »

  • Kyler Wolf, Past President

    Kyler joined the Kaniksu Land Trust as a board member in the spring of 2007. Later that same year he was voted into the Board President position, which he served until December of 2011. He was again elected Board President … Read More »

  • Judy Hutchins, Member

    Judy moved to Heron, Mont., as a teenager in 1973 and has called Montana home ever since. Raised on a pig farm in western Colorado, she attended high school in NYC. After two years in the School of Natural Resources … Read More »

  • Bruce Sterling, Member

    Bruce was raised in a small south-central town in Wyoming where he grew up hunting and fishing. He graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Wildlife Biology, and completed his Master’s Degree in Wildlife Sciences at New … Read More »

  • Katherine Maudrone, Member

    Kathy was raised in Cincinnati, OH with a desire, even as a young child, to live in the mountains. Upon graduating from Ohio University, having earned a bachelor’s of science in Geography with an environmental emphasis and a minor in … Read More »

  • Allen DeLaney, Member

    Dr. DeLaney is an outdoor enthusiast residing part time in Sandpoint, Idaho since 2005. He spends his winters skiing and snowshoeing in the North Idaho wilderness with his wife, Mary. They fish, bike, kayak and hike during the rest of … Read More »

  • Dan Krabacher, Member

    Dan Krabacher holds advanced degrees in educational psychology and school psychology and most recently served as school psychologist in the Lake Pend Oreille School District in Bonner County, Idaho. He spent 19 years working for the international organization Outward Bound … Read More »

  • Brian Harvey, Member

    Brian grew up in northern North Dakota & Minnesota. In 1985 he moved to Bozeman, Montana to attend Montana State University. He received a BS degree and graduated with honors in Sociology and Criminal Justice. In 1990 Brian pursued a … Read More »

  • Kathy Cousins, Member

    Kathy was born and raised in small communities in British Columbia. She earned a B.Sc.(H) from the University of British Columbia in 1991 and a masters in animal physiology in 1995. During her graduate years she collaborated with several researchers … Read More »