Larry Long has spent the last thirty-five years working in the environmental field. He is the CEO of International Dispute Management. and has worked in several regulatory programs with environmental regulatory agencies. He holds a BS in developmental biology and biochemistry, and an MS in watershed hydrology from the University of Arizona, an MS in dispute management from the Werner Institute at Creighton School of Law, and an EJD in law from Concord Law School. Long is recognized as a didactic leader with persuasive mediation and management styles that incorporates dispute resolution techniques in team building and communication while in a problem-solving-rich environment that combined federal, state and local governments, tribal, and private sector stakeholders in a collaborative process providing balanced resolutions of natural resources issues. He is recognized by management and his peers for his technical subject matter expertise in hydrology, water resources, hard-rock and coal mining, environmental impact analysis, transportation and communication, through awards and publications.