SHARSMITH PEAK/NAME 4 CARL COMMITTEE
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The Name4Carl Committee members are below:
Bill Jones, lead member and website developer. Forward statements,
petitions, news articles to
637 Blue Ridge Road
Silverthorne, CO 80498
970/468-7673 (phone & fax)
Yosemite National Park park naturalist (1962-1970) then chief
park naturalist 1970-1972. Directly associated with Carl Sharsmith during these
years. Editor and Director of Yosemite Natural History Association (now Yosemite
Conservancy), instituted the Yosemite Field Seminars (now Yosemite Outdoor
Adventures) and was an instructor of geology for same, President Yosemite Winter
Club, National Park Service park interpretive, wilderness, and master plan
planner 1972-1985; Presently: VistaBooks book publisher (www.vistabooks.com)
of outdoor and American history subjects, ski instructor (www.SkiMyBest.com)
for Vail Resorts of Colorado, author of "Yosemite...the story behind the
scenery" published by K. C. Publications of Las Vegas, Nevada, and "Domes,
Cliffs, Waterfalls...a brief geology of Yosemite Valley" published by Yosemite
Association of Yosemite National Park, California, and magazine articles. Based
in Silverthorne, Colorado.
Manger of National Wildlife Refuge, Park Naturalist at Grand Teton
National Park, Assistant Chief Park Naturalist at Yellowstone National Park,
Chief Park Naturalist at Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley District
Manager, Regional Director of National Parks Alaska Region, Director of Hawaii Area national
parks. Retired. Based in Honolulu, Hawaii.
First El Capitan summit ascent, Yosemite National Park naturalist
and ranger including at Tuolumne Meadows, director Yosemite Climbing
School, chief ranger at Olympic and Mount McKinley National Parks, student of
Carl Sharsmith at San Jose State University and author of Canadian
first aid manual, search consultant. Based in Atlin, British Columbia, Canada
Park naturalist, Yosemite (1962-63), Lassen Volcanic
(1966-67), district naturalist, Everglades (1967-69), chief naturalist,
Assateague Island (1969-71), Mammoth Cave (1971-74), Yosemite (1974-93), deputy
superintendent, Golden Gate (1993-98). Director of Yosemite Natural
History Association (now Yosemite Conservancy) when Sharsmith Peak naming proposal originated.
Author of "Yosemite: The Continuing Story." Now a writer/editor and
consultant in interpretive and exhibit planning living in Mariposa, California.
Grand Teton National Park ranger; Yosemite National Park chief
ranger, Yosemite National Park superintendent, Everglades National Park
superintendent, Chief Ranger of National Park Service.
Presently: retired. Based in Morro Bay, California
Yosemite National Park Chief Ranger, Chief Ranger of National Park
Presently: retired, based in Midpines, California.
Dr. F. Owen Hoffman
Zion, Crater Lake, and Yosemite ranger-naturalist 1969-1971, San Jose State
University alumnus student of Carl Sharsmith. Presently President and Director Oak
Ridge Center for Risk Analysis. Based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
World Wildlife Fundís Vice President for Travel, Tourism and Conservation. He
was formerly the President of Geographic Expeditions, a San Francisco-based
adventure travel company for 23 years. And, prior to joining GeoEx, Jim served
as a ranger in Yosemite, overseeing naturalist programs in Tuolumne Meadows.
Over a span of 30 years, Jim has served on the boards of numerous conservation
organizations, including Trust for Public Land, the National Council of the
World Wildlife Fund, the Mono Lake Foundation, the Natural Step, and the
Yosemite Restoration Trust. Based in San Francisco, California.
Dr. John Lemons
Former Tuolumne Meadows park naturalist,
Emeritus Professor of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of New England. Now
resident of Homer, Alaska and Cambria, California, author. Active in climate mitigation efforts.
Raised in Yosemite Valley, retired assistant
to city manager Rocklin, California. Retired in Serene Lakes, California.
ormer resident of
Yosemite Valley, then wife of doctor (Dr. Roger Hendrikson, deceased) of Yosemite Medical Clinic, then private practice in Auburn,
California where now retired. Anne is a race official with the Far West Ski Association.
Former Yosemite National Park naturalist
and Golden Gate National Recreation Area interpreter,
park interpreter Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, Montana; writer
of weekly column for Montana Magazine. Now retired.
Born and raised in Yosemite. Creator of
Yosemite website: Undiscovered-Yosemite.com. Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M,
Recreation and Parks. Interpreter at LBJ National Historic Site, and Castillo de
San Marcos. Son of the late Douglass Hubbard former park naturalist at Hawaii,
Chief Park Naturalist at Yosemite National Park, Chief of Interpretation at
Harpers Ferry and Director of the Fleet Admiral Chester A. Nimitz Naval Museum
of the Pacific. Located in Portland, Oregon.
Long-time ranger-naturalist at Yosemite
Douglass Hubbard (deceased)
Yosemite Chief Park Naturalist, National Park Service Chief of
Interpretation and manager Harpers Ferry Interpretive Center, Director Nimitz
Naval Museum, superintendent of LBJ State Park, Cruise Ship Lecturer, Publisher
of Awani Press. Based in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Bob Fry (deceased)
Yosemite National Park park naturalist, Yosemite Field Seminars botany and
ethnography instructor; educator. Based in Groveland, California.
Allen Berrey (resigned)
legal counsel Mono County, California. raised in Yosemite Valley, former
board member Yosemite Association, son of Henry Berrey (deceased) who was
long-time business manager for Yosemite Association (now Yosemite Conservancy).
Provided liaison with Mono County Board of Commissioners in their support of
naming Sharsmith Peak
Bob Barbee (deceased)
Carlsbad Caverns Tour Guide; Yosemite National Park photographer
, naturalist and resource manager; Big Bend National Park park ranger; Point
Reyes National Seashore park ranger; chief of interpretation Western Region
National Park Service; superintendent of Cape Lookout National Seashore,
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park , Redwoods
National Park, Yellowstone National Park; and Director of National Park Service
Alaska Region. Retired: Based in Bozeman, Montana.
Dr. Roger Hendrickson (deceased)
Fformer resident of
Yosemite Valley, doctor of Yosemite Medical Clinic,then rivate practice in Auburn,
California where retired. Maried to Anne Hendricson, still a member of the Sharsmith Peak committe (see above).
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