I Ling Thompson
The Foundation’s board members:
Governor Steve Bullock
Governor Steve Bullock is a native Montanan who has worked tirelessly to protect Montana’s way of life, including protecting its public lands and waters. He is the Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Directors and supervises the business of the foundation and represents the Foundation publicly.
Maite Arce is the Founder of the Hispanic Access Foundation and has a proven track record in working with faith and community-driven leaders in helping Latinos improve their financial literacy, become environmental stewards, advocate for better health and increase equity and access to key resources. She is the Secretary of the Board.
Stacy Leeds is an experienced leader in law, higher education, governance, economic development, and conflict resolution. Leeds is Dean Emeritus, University of Arkansas School of Law (2011-2018) and the first Indigenous woman to lead a law school. She is the Treasurer of the Board.
Jessica (Wahl) Turner is the first President of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), America’s leading coalition of outdoor recreation associations and business organizations. Under her leadership, ORR has connected all segments of the outdoor recreation economy to pass historical legislation like the Great American Outdoors Act and achieve millions of dollars in funding for public lands, waters and rural gateway communities.
J. Kirkwood “Kirk” Dupps
Kirk Dupps is an extremely accomplished and widely recognized authority in retailing and specifically in the one trillion dollar plus retail food industry with more than 50 years of experience, innovation, and leadership in all aspects of food distribution.