THE KLT BOARD

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 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 Program Leader responsible for directing the land management, recreation and wildlife programs 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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Kathy Cousins

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 in Hawaii, England and Australia, and after graduating she accepted a three-year position with the

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Allen DeLaney

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 the year. Allen holds a masters in industrial engineering and a doctorate of medicine from

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Brian Harvey

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 new challenge in real estate and real estate management. He quickly climbed through the ranks

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Dan Krabacher

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 in all aspects of programming and management, and ultimately as Director of Operations on the

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Katherine Maudrone

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 botany, she was able to make that happen. Kathy landed an internship with the USFS

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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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