Jessica Western (formerly Clement)

Jessica Western (formerly Clement)

Jessica Western (formerly Clement)

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Position or Title Principal

Professional Biography Jessica Western (formerly Clement) is the Principal of Big Goose Creek Resolutions in Wyoming, a consultancy that provides conflict resolution services related to natural resource issues, collaboration leadership training and social science expertise. Dr. Western was Director of the Collaborative Program in Natural Resources, a year-long leadership training program in collaborative problem solving skills for natural resource professionals.  She has designed, facilitated and managed collaborative and conflict resolution processes in multiple states.  Her past cases include the largest wind development project in the country, mule deer management and habitat plans, forest collaboratives, several gubernatorial Task Forces, multi-state collaborative efforts for Western Governors Association, Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Projects and prairie dog, sage grouse and energy development issues on a National Grassland.  She has in-depth experience in assessing situations and stakeholders, designing complex, landscape scale consensus-building processes regarding contentious issues and facilitating those processes to reach agreement.  She has lead projects with legislators, industry, federal agencies, state agencies and non-governmental organizations.  She has a doctorate in natural resource policy, a master’s in human dimensions in natural resources and a bachelor’s degree in natural resource management and has taught graduate classes and training programs in collaborative problem solving and natural resource policy.

Address Line 1 Big Horn Road 25

City Sheridan

State Wyoming

Zip 82801

Phone 719-641 6680

Small Business Yes

GSA Schedule Provider No

Federal Employee No

Native Dispute Resolution Network No

Total Cases Last 10 Years 29

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