Vice Chairman - Floy Lilley is an adjunct faculty member at the Mises Institute. She has voice recorded hundreds of books and articles on liberty and free markets that are freely downloadable from mises.org. She is a columnist for LRC, the anti-state, anti-war, pro-market website. She was formerly with the University of Texas at Austin's Chair of Free Enterprise, and an attorney-at-law in Texas and Florida.
Director - Bert Smith is founder of Smith and Edwards, known nation-wide as the shopping center of the West in Ogden, Utah, and founder of the National Federal Lands Conference. Bert was a driving force is the "Sagebrush Rebellion" which prevented the enactment of national comprehensive planning legislation in the 1970s.
Director - Tom McDonnell is the Executive Vice President of the Idaho Cattle Association, and past Director of Natural Resources for the American Sheep Industry Association. Tom's research and publications have significantly advanced understanding of the International community and the global agenda.
We want to honor former members of our leadership team who served faithfully. We were privileged to work with you. You are missed.
Former Chairman - Henry Lamb was the founder of the Environmental Conservation Organization,founded in 1988, Sovereignty International, Inc., in 1996, and Freedom21, Inc., in 1999. He also served on various boards and committees of other organizations that promote environmental stewardship, private property rights, and Constitutional values.
Former Director - Robert O. Voight was the founding president of the Maine Conservation Rights Institute, founded in 1990. Bob, a 22-year veteran air-force pilot, also organized the Sustainable Freedom Coalition which spawned Sovereignty International.
Michael S. Coffman, Ph.d
Chief Executive Officer -Dr. Coffman is the President of Environmental Perspectives, Inc. (EPI), author of Saviors of the Earth, America Plundered, as well as many other books, and is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of climate change, forestry and ecosystem management. He is an authority on international environmental issues, and a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and for the media. Visit