Theodore Roosevelt IV, to speak at Teton County GOP sponsored event on MAY 14, 2018, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art
Jackson, WY - April 26, 2018 - Theodore Roosevelt IV, great grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt and a prominent conservationist, will speak at 7 p.m., Monday, May 14, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art.
"Conservation and responsible stewardship are pillars of the Teton GOP's overriding mission and we are so pleased to have a great champion of the environment and conservation join us," said Paul Vogelheim, Teton County Commissioner and chair of the Teton County GOP. "Mr. Roosevelt carries forward and encourages the Roosevelt tradition of conservation leadership."
The public is welcome and tickets are $20. We expect this event to sell out so get your tickets today online at TetonGOP.com or http://tetongop.com/registration.cfm.
Based in New York City, Mr. Roosevelt currently serves as Chairman of the Clean Tech Initiative and Co-Chairman of the Military Services Network for Barclays Investment Bank. He has a long history of advocacy for environmental and clean technology initiatives. He is Chairman Emeritus of the National League of Conservation Voters and served as Trustee for Trout Unlimited and World Resource Institute. In addition he is Board Chair of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, serves on the board of The Climate Reality Project, is a member of the Governing Council of the Wilderness Society, and is a Trustee for the American Museum of Natural History.
Mr. Roosevelt is a former Navy Seal who served for two years in Vietnam. He remained in the Naval Reserve after leaving active duty. He is a graduate of Harvard University and went on to earn an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a frequent speaker on the environment around the world.
"The Republican Party has a powerful conservation legacy which was kick started by President Teddy Roosevelt. People forget that he established the Devils Tower as the first national monument, the US Forest Service, the Antiquities Act, 150 National Forests, and five National Parks. It is important especially today to rekindle these conservation values, so it's an honor to host Mr. Roosevelt IV," says Commissioner Vogelheim.
The Teton County GOP’s pillars are:
· Fiscal Responsibility & Private Sector Solutions
· Conservation & Responsible Stewardship
· Respect & Compassion for Individual Freedoms