Tim Devine is the Park Service Representative at the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center and staff to the NPS Washington Office National Wilderness Program Manager. Tim came to the Carhart Center in December of 2004 from Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) where he was the Wilderness Program Specialist for 13 years. He has over 25 years of NPS experience, working in a variety of wilderness parks including Shenandoah, Everglades, Big Cypress, Buffalo River, Mount Rainier, Olympic and Rocky Mountain. Tim is staff to the NPS Washington Office National Wilderness Program Manager, liaison to the National Wilderness Steering Committee and the Intermountain Region Wilderness Executive Committee, and a member of the Wilderness.net Working Group. He has worked on the development of NPS Wilderness Policy, Director's Order #41: Wilderness Preservation and Management, the Wilderness Education and Partnership Plan and the Wilderness Stewardship Plan Handbook. Tim was the primary author of the RMNP Backcountry/Wilderness Management Plan and has assisted numerous other parks with wilderness stewardship planning. In 2000, Tim was the recipient of the NPS Director's Wilderness Management and Stewardship Award as the "Individual Champion of Wilderness" and in 2002 was the recipient of the RMNP Jack Moomaw Award for "Excellence in the Art of Rangering." He holds an A.A.S. in Recreation and Wildlife from Hocking Technical College and B.S. in Wildlife Management from The Ohio State University.