Currently an attorney in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Boise and Washington DC offices, Mr. Bogert is the former counselor to U.S. Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, the former regional administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Region 10 office in Seattle and the former counsel to the Governor of the State of Idaho. As counselor to Secretary Kempthorne, Mr. Bogert advised the Secretary on various policy issues in the areas of endangered species and served as the Governor’s lead policy negotiator on Tribal water rights settlements. As the regional administrator for EPA Region 10, Mr. Bogert was responsible for leading EPA’s partnerships with the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska, as well as the 271 federally recognized Tribes in EPA Region 10. He has also previously served on the Board of Directors of a publicly-traded mining company.