Professor and Director, Institute for Water Resources Science and Technology (Retired)
Texas A&M University in San Antonio
RUDOLPH “RUDY” ROSEN, Ph.D., is a former Executive Director of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, where he served in the cabinet for the environment of two governors, and former director of the Wildlife, Fisheries and Coastal Resource Division for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Rudy recently retired as Professor and Director of the Institute for Water Resources Science and Technology at Texas A&M University in San Antonio, as a Fellow of The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, and as Research Associate at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. He also served in international, national, and regional top executive leadership positions in the National Wildlife Federation, Ducks Unlimited, and Safari Club International and its foundation. Rudy has served on over 130 nonprofit and government national and international boards, commissions and committees on fish and wildlife management, and has written over 500 articles, blogs and presentations on organizations, natural resources conservation, policy, and fundraising for conservation. He has often appeared before the US Congress and state legislative bodies to testify on wildlife and fish resource conservation matters.