BLM Idaho State Director (Acting)
A native of New York, Peter Ditton attended Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology where he graduated with a degree in Geological Engineering. Shortly thereafter he began a career with the BLM in the cooperative education program out of Great Falls, Montana working as a Petroleum Engineer. Since conversion to a full-time employee, Peter has worked in several states and DC, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, and Montana. He has held several detail and full-time positions including Petroleum Engineer, Planning Coordinator, Field and District Manager, Associate State Director for Alaska and Idaho, California State Director, the National Training Center Director, National Interagency Fire Center Director, and the Idaho State Director. Pete enjoys time with his 4 children, hiking and fishing, and cooking.