Executive Director
Reed Watson is the executive director at PERC. His research focuses on the implementation of market-based solutions to natural resource conflicts focusing particularly on public lands, water, and wildlife issues. With Terry Anderson and Brandon Scarborough, he co-authored Tapping Water Markets (RFF...
Director of Publications
Shawn Regan is the Director of Publications and a Research Fellow at PERC. He holds a M.S. in Applied Economics from Montana State University and degrees in economics and environmental science from Berry College. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Quartz, High Country News, Reason, ...
Director of Development
Rupert is the Director of Development at PERC, working with the Center's investors to strengthen and grow our impact across the country. Prior to joining PERC, Rupert served at the Director of Development for the Bill of Rights Institute, where he spent the last five years promoting the principles of...
Outreach
Wendy joined PERC in 2014 to help more people understand how property rights and enviropreneurs can resolve environmental conflicts. Wendy's belief in the power of markets to improve lives and protect ecosystems is rooted in hands-on experience. Working with Paso Pacífico, an NGO dedicated to...
Director of Finance
KayCee Pulasky graduated from Montana State University in 2006 with a degree in finance. She has worked in the accounting departments of various industries, including log homes, road construction, and renewable energy.  KayCee is a born and raised Montana girl, growing up just south of Missoula. As soon...
Media & Marketing Manager
As PERC's Media & Marketing Manager, Kristen helps disseminate the idea that property rights, markets, and enviropreneurs can tackle environmental issues. She is new to Bozeman, Montana and joined PERC in 2016. Prior to PERC, Kristen produced segments for the STOSSEL show on Fox Business, worked at...
Conference Coordinator
Colleen Lane joined PERC in January, 1997. As Conference Coordinator she is responsible for all logistical details for PERC's various conferences including event planning and functioning as the point of contact for all participants regarding conference information.  Colleen, a fifth-generation Montanan...
Research Assistant
Hannah Downey is a research assistant at PERC, helping to move projects along from conception to completion.  After being introduced to PERC her freshman year of college, she pursued the ideas of free market environmentalism and became a research assistant as a senior. She graduated from Montana State...
Office Manager
Dianna Rienhart joined PERC in 1984. As office manager, she oversees day-to-day operations and keeps the in-house network and computers humming.  She also does long-term planning for all purchases of hardware, software, and office equipment. She is basically the go-to person for PERC staff. Dianna...
Administrative Assistant
Sharie joined PERC in the fall of 2006 and works in the front office. She was raised in Great Falls, Montana, and attended Montana State University in Bozeman, before marrying Randy Rucker, another native Montanan. Randy is a professor at Montana State University in the Department of Agriculture...