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Release Date: 06/04/09
Contacts: Lesley A. Collins 307-261-7603    

Installation Ceremony Held for BLM Buffalo Field Manager Duane Spencer

An installation ceremony for the new field manager of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Buffalo Field Office was held June 1, 2009.

(L-R) Buffalo Field Manager Duane Spencer, BLM Wyoming State Director Don Simpson and Seena Spencer.
(L-R) Buffalo Field Manager Duane Spencer, State Director Don Simpson and Seena Spencer.
BLM Wyoming State Director Don Simpson officially inducted Duane Spencer as the head of the Buffalo Field Office. Spencer began his career with BLM 25 years ago as petroleum engineer in Rawlins, Wyo. He has since served the Bureau at various levels in Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico. Spencer has worked for the past 10 years as the Branch Chief of Fluid Minerals at the Colorado State Office in Denver, Colo.

Spencer has a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Wyoming. He has been married to his wife, Seena, for 25 years and has two daughters. Spencer enjoys outdoor activities including fly fishing, biking, hiking, and playing golf.

"I'm looking forward to working with the great staff at the Buffalo Field Office and also working with the public, state, county, and local governments. It’s great to be back in Wyoming," noted Spencer.

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The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

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Last updated: 06-04-2009