Nick Padilla (Pueblo of Isleta) – Advisory Group Member
Nick serves as the Chair for the Society of Range Management’s Native American Rangeland Advisory Committee (NARAC), and is from Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico. He is currently the Range, Restoration, and Wildhorse Program Manager for the Carson National Forest, based out of Taos, New Mexico. He has worked as a Rangeland Management Specialist in the states of Nevada, Wyoming, Colorado, where he honed his knowledge of rangeland management, and skills in permit administration, communication, monitoring, grazing ecology, wildfire, estate planning, and multiple use. Along with his involvement with his own Tribal community, these positions have enabled him to serve a variety of stakeholders, including diverse types of ranching operations, the public, and Tribal producers.