Wm. Robert Irvin

Bob Irvin has been President and CEO of American Rivers since July 2011. Bob leads American Rivers in its mission to protect and restore our nation’s rivers and conserve clean water. He is responsible for management of the strategic, programmatic, and financial operations of American Rivers. Bob holds a B.S. degree in Forest Science from Utah State University and a J.D. from the University of Oregon. He has worked as an environmental attorney and conservation leader for more than 30 years, at Defenders of Wildlife, World Wildlife Fund, the Center for Marine Conservation, National Wildlife Federation, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Bob is a husband, father, and avid fly fisherman. He lives in Olney, Maryland.