Mr. Curtis holds a degree in agricultural management from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. He is the resource analyst for Modoc County, advising the board of supervisors on natural resource issues.
Mr. Curtis is highly respected for his knowledge of natural resource issues in the region and for advocating close cooperation among local governments and federal agencies. He was the county’s representative (cooperating agency) in development of resource management plans for the three BLM field offices under the purview of this RAC. He attends most RAC meetings and has established a good working relationship with the members. He works with various regional groups dedicated to finding collaborative solutions to natural resource issues. These include the Modoc County Elk Working Group, the Goose Lake Fishes Working Group, the Modoc County Resource Advisory Committee (Forest Service) the Modoc County Land Use Committee and the Modoc National Forest Endangered Species Working Group.