Mr. Dustin Alger

Dustin joined the Army in March of 2001 and was deployed in support OEF I, OIF I, & OIF III as a member of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment of the 25th Infantry Divisions’ Stryker Brigade Combat Team before leaving the Army in January of 2006.

Upon leaving the Army, Dustin embarked on an academic journey achieving a B.S. in Business and a M.S. in Therapeutic Recreation Administration.  Prior to leaving for graduate studies, Dustin was selected to attend a Rivers of Recovery trip.  This experience led him to conduct one of the initial studies on the efficacy of fly fishing as a therapeutic modality for Veterans diagnosed with PTS for his graduate work.  After graduating, Dustin then moved West to start working and implementing his research to help his fellow Veterans.

In the years since leaving the Army, Dustin has worked with numerous Veterans across various organizations, most recently the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Boise, Idaho.  Dustin is currently living in Boise enjoying the proximity to the Rocky Mountain Fly-highway.

Secretary David Bernhardt

The only person to ever be confirmed by the U. S. Senate to serve as secretary of the Interior, deputy secretary (chief operations officer) and solicitor (chief legal officer) of the Department of the Interior in its 174-year history.

While serving as the 53rd secretary of the Department of the Interior, David led a U.S. cabinet department with an asset portfolio that exceeded $300 billion, a $16 billion annual budget and nearly 70,000 employees through a period of transformational improvement and change.

A creative problem solver, David focused his efforts to further conservation stewardship, expand opportunities for access to hunting and fishing on public lands, drove regulatory change, and worked to enhance our nation’s energy independence.

Among other duties, he led the Trump administration’s effort to enact the Great American Outdoors Act and President Trump tasked him with playing a key role on initiatives such as addressing the threat to the domestic supply chain from reliance on critical minerals from foreign adversaries and serving as co-chair of the One Trillion Trees Interagency Council.

Before serving as secretary, David served as deputy secretary at Interior, where he led many significant initiatives ranging from: creating and implementing policies and practices to address a systemic culture of harassment in the workplace; modernizing business processes related to permitting authorizations and denials; dramatically improving the ethics program; and developing one of the most diverse leadership teams in the department’s history.

David currently serves as part time senior counsel at the Brownstein law firm and is involved in many nonprofit endeavors. For example, David is the Chairman of the Center for American Freedom with the America First Policy Institute (AFPI) and serves on the advisory board for Advancing American Freedom (AAF).

In addition, in May of 2023 his memoir entitled, “YOU REPORT TO ME, Accountability For the Failing Administrative State” is expected to hit the bookstores.

Mr. Mitch Butler

Since 2008, Mitch Butler has been a partner at Natural Resource Results where he advises clients on governmental affairs with an emphasis on natural resources conservation, sportsmen’s issues, historic preservation, federal firearms industry issues and public lands.

Prior to Natural Resource Results, he served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior where he was responsible for policy development, management and oversight of the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. From 2004 to 2007, Mitch was an Associate Director and Attorney Advisor for the White House Council on Environmental Quality where he was responsible for the development of natural resources conservation and historic preservation policy.

Prior to the White House, Mitch served as Senior Legislative Assistant to Congressman Scott McInnis, past Chairman of the House Resources Forests Subcommittee.

An avid hunter and fisherman, Mitch spent six summers as a fishing guide in Alaska. Mitch has a JD from the University of Denver College of Law and a BA from The University of Vermont.

Mr. David F. Lasseter

David F. Lasseter provides consulting and advising solutions to clients specializing in national security, law enforcement, intelligence, and biotechnology.

​Prior to founding the consultancy Horizons Global Solutions David served at the United States Department of Defense (DoD) as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Policy responsible for, among other issues, all strategies and policies concerning preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and WMD-related materials; the United States Department of Defense Cooperative Threat Reduction Program; and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) defense.  In this role he also oversaw Oceans and Airspace Policy for DoD, supporting global mobility of U.S., allied, and partner forces.

Before this role he served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) with responsibility for the national security portfolio as well as oversight of high-level Congressional investigations.  He also managed the liaison efforts with all federal law enforcement agencies.

Prior to DOJ David worked for United Technologies Corporation as the lead defense government relations professional.

David has previously served as a chief of staff, military legislative assistant, and counsel to multiple members of the United States Congress.

He is also a United States Marine Corps intelligence officer in the reserve component as well as a Visiting Fellow at the National Security Institute. David received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and a juris doctor from the University of Alabama.  He has attended numerous DoD schools.

Mr. Jeffery D. Weekly

Mr. Weekly founded and currently manages Capitol Health Solutions, a federal affairs consulting firm specializing in federal health care policy, advocacy and procurement. As company Founder, he provides government relations counsel and lobbying services for a diverse set of health industry clients spanning the managed care, pharmaceutical, medical device, telehealth and health system consulting environments.

Prior to Mr. Weekly’s return to Capitol Health Solutions, Mr. Weekly served as the Staff Director for the Subcommittee for Health, Committee on Veterans Affairs in the US Congress. In that capacity, Mr. Weekly was charged with writing legislation, exercising oversight over the Department of Veterans’ Affairs health care delivery, medical research systems and health-­related infrastructure. Before returning to Capitol Hill, Mr. Weekly was Vice President for Equities with the G7 Group, Inc. and the Founder and Principal of Capitol Health Solutions. At the G7 Group Mr. Weekly provided political and legislative counsel to financial institutions on Wall Street including investment banks, mutual and hedge funds.

Mr. Weekly served as the Senior Pharmaceutical Consultant to the President’s Task Force to Improve Health Care Delivery for Our Nation’s Veterans. In this capacity, he was responsible for analyzing the pharmaceutical and health care delivery systems within the U.S. Departments of Defense and Veterans’ Affairs and provided policy recommendations to the President of the United States that fostered increased levels of inter-­departmental collaboration while improving the efficiency of benefits delivery to veterans and military retirees.