Deb Davidson

Deb Kmon Davidson

Chief Strategy Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer, Deb directs fundraising, external relationships, and partnerships. She provides leadership on communications and organizational development, develops future leadership, ensures the quality of programs, and leads strategic planning for the Center and its conservation programs. In addition to overseeing program and organizational development, Deb ensures implementation of re-granting processes for the Center’s fiscally sponsored projects.

Deb has worked in conservation philanthropy and wildlife protection programs for over 20 years. Her work has largely focused on the protection of wildlife corridors and large landscape conservation, with a specific focus on network development, connectivity policy and science in western North America.   

Before joining the Center, Deb served as program officer for the Wilburforce Foundation, program staffer for American Wildlands, the Ecology Center, and Montana Outdoor Science School. She has served on numerous boards including as the president of the Bozeman Community Food Co-op, and as an advisor to the Gallatin Valley Land Trust.

In her free time, Deb can be found outside exploring the woods and mountains with her husband, two young girls, and border collie.


  • M.S. in Environmental Studies, University of Montana
  • B.S. in Biology, St. Lawrence University


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