Director, Bureau of Land Management
Neil Kornze was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Director of the Bureau of Land Management on April 8, 2014. Prior to assuming the role of Director, Kornze served the agency in a number of capacities, including as Principal Deputy Director, Acting Deputy Director, and Senior Advisor.
Kornze now oversees the nation’s largest natural resources organization, with responsibility for more than ten percent of the land in the United States and one-third of the country’s minerals. The Bureau of Land Management has nearly 10,000 employees and an annual budget of $1.3 billion. Read the full biography.