Holly’s problem-solving temperament led to degrees in civil and environmental engineering and business administration. Her background and experience as a water resource manager gives her a uniquely informed perspective on the water crisis facing Southwest Utah, and her passion for Utah’s landscapes and habitats fuels her daily work as she leads the CSU team in service of our conservation mission.

Holly continues to engineer creative solutions at Conserve Southwest Utah, at home, and out exploring and protecting public lands. She commits herself to lifelong learning as a Utah Master Naturalist, and enjoys hiking, biking, and trail running.


Holly earned a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a B.S. in Integrated Business and Engineering from Lehigh University, PA. She completed an M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering: Water Resources, at the University of California, Davis.