Kaniksu Land Trust's Board of Directors is a group that is truly committed to ensuring KLT's sucess. They come from diverse backgrounds, sharing their knowledge and expertise in fields such as financial planning, wildlife biology, real estate, fundraising, and outdoor education and recreation. Here you can learn more about these individuals who aspire to make sure KLT's mission is accomplished. 

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 becoming a financial advisor in 2007, Jim spent 25 years in education, working at a

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Nate Hall, Secretary

Nate has been with KLT 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 Clark Fork License Manager responsible for overseeing all natural resource and associated FERC License requirements associated with the

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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 undergraduate degree in News Journalism from Kent State University, with a minor in Political Science.

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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 in May of 2013. Kyler finished his term as president in 2018, but continues to

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Dan Krabacher

Dan Krabacher, Member

Dan holds advanced degrees in educational psychology and school psychology and most recently served as school psychologist for the Lake Pend Oreille School District in Bonner County, Idaho. He spent 19 years working for the international organization Outward Bound in all aspects of programming and management, and ultimately as Director of Operations on the west

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Katherine Maudrone

Katherine Maudrone, Member

Katherine was raised in Cincinnati, OH. Upon graduating from Ohio University, having earned a bachelor’s of science in Geography with an environmental emphasis and a minor in botany, she landed an internship with the USFS. She arrived at the Cabinet District in Trout Creek and spent the season working with the wildlife biologist and was

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Bruce Sterling

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 Mexico State University. For the past 30 years Bruce has been working for Montana Fish,

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