Drew Peternell
Director, Colorado Water Project, Trout Unlimited

Drew Peternell joined Trout Unlimited's Colorado Water Project in 2002 as staff attorney. In that role, he worked to maintain and restore flows in Colorado's rivers and streams, primarily through the Colorado water court system and various state and federal administrative agencies. As the director of the Colorado Water Project, Drew continues the effort toward protection of stream flows, with increasing emphasis on statewide water policy and on-the-ground stream restoration projects. Drew holds a B.A. in political science from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. and Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law from the University of California, Berkeley. Before joining TU, Drew worked for two years in private practice in Boulder.