Nathan Fey
Director of the Colorado Governor’s Office, Outdoor Recreation Industry

As the Director of the Colorado Governor’s Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry Nathan Fey oversees the cultivation of Colorado’s $62B Outdoor Recreation Economy and partners directly with the Governor’s Office to promote the conservation and stewardship of Colorado’s public lands and waters, improve public health and wellness, and advance the state’s education and workforce development programs.

A sixth generation Coloradoan, Nathan’s career over 20 years has been dedicated to public lands and western water policy with a focus on public access and recreational enjoyment. Before joining the Governor’s Office, Nathan spent 12 years at American Whitewater as the Regional Director in the Southern Rockies, where he oversaw the organizations conservation, access and safety programs across the four-corners states.

He is a former Public Policy Advisor at berbur llc., advisor and consultant to the Colorado Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry, and former business owner and guide/educator in Colorado, and across the west.