Bruce Hamilton

Deputy Executive Director at Sierra Club

Bruce Hamilton

Bruce Hamilton

Deputy Executive Director at Sierra Club


Bruce Hamilton
Deputy Executive Director

Bruce Hamilton has worked for the Sierra Club for over 38 years. He started as a regional Sierra Club organizer in the northern Rocky Mountains and northern plains states, then served as national field director, and later as national conservation director. He has been involved in designing and implementing campaigns to get off of fossil fuels and promote smart energy solutions, preserve our wild America, and support safe healthy communities at the local, state, regional, federal, and international levels. Bruce has served on the Environmental Support Center Board of Directors, the U.S. Department of Energy Environmental Advisory Board, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Advisory Council on Sustainable Economies. He is presently a member of the World Commission on Protected Areas. Prior to joining the Sierra Club’s staff, he was the field editor of High Country News (an environmental news magazine covering the West) and was an environmental consultant drafting federal environmental impact statements. He received a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology and natural resources administration from Colorado State University.

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Forests & Wildlands Chair at Sierra Club

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Director of Communications at Sierra Club

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Visibility & Outreach at Sierra Club

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Toxics, Rocky-Mountain Chapter at Sierra Club

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Former Director, Virginia Chapter at Sierra Club

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Executive at Sierra Club

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Former Vice President, Chapter & Leader Support at Sierra Club

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Former Vice President for Conservation at Sierra Club

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Co-Chair, Oregon Chapter Youcan Corvallis at Sierra Club

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Sierra Club

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In The News
The Boston Globe
April 18, 2019
US wants plutonium suit dropped
Associated Press Financial Wire
April 17, 2019
Feds seek dismissal of plutonium lawsuit; no quake concerns
Targeted News Service
April 2, 2019
HASC Public Schedule, April 8-12
The Washington Post
September 25, 2013
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Bruce Hamilton
Deputy Executive Director at Sierra Club
Bachelor's in Wildlife Biology & Natural Resources Administration

Colorado State University is a public research university located in Fort Collins, in the U.S. state of Colorado. The university is the state's land grant university, and the flagship university of the Colorado State University System. The current enrollment is approximately 32,236 students, including resident and non-resident instruction students and the University is planning on having 35,000 students by 2020. The university has approximately 1,540 faculty in eight colleges and 55 academic departments. Bachelor's degrees are offered in 65 fields of study, with master's degrees in 55 fields. Colorado State confers doctoral degrees in 40 fields of study, in addition to a professional degree in veterinary medicine. Colorado State University is a land-grant institution classified as a Carnegie Doctoral/RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity). CSU was founded as Colorado Agricultural College in 1870, six years before the Colorado Territory gained statehood. It was one of 68 land-grant colleges established under the Morrill Act of 1862. Doors opened to a freshman class of 1 student in 1879.

Career History
Deputy Executive Director

The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. They amplify the power of their 3.5+ million members and supporters to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world.

Field Editor

Environmental issues education.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Member, Environmental Advisory Board

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.The Department is under the control and supervision of a United States Secretary of Energy, a political appointee of the President of the United States. The Energy Secretary is assisted in managing the Department by a United States Deputy Secretary of Energy, also appointed by the President, who assumes the duties of the Secretary in his absence. The Department also has three Under Secretaries, each appointed by the President, who oversee the major areas of the Department's work. The President also appoints eight officials with the rank of Assistant Secretary of Energy who have line management responsibility for major organizational elements of the Department.

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Former Governor of California


Former Senator from California


Former Senator from Colorado

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Bruce Hamilton is affiliated with Sierra Club, High Country News, Environmental Support Center

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