AMERICAN PUBLIC LAND EXCHANGE CO., INC. dba

AMERICAN LANDS

 

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BRUCE A. BUGBEE American Public Land Exchange, Inc., Founder and President, 5/82 to present.
American Conservation Real Estate Company, Owner and President, 1/91 to 10/93.
Bruce A. Bugbee & Associates, Principal, 9/74 to present
Regional Planning Association of Western Montana (RPAWM), Project Director, 11/71-3/74.
Education:
University of Montana, Missoula, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, 8/74.
University of Montana, Missoula, completed course requirements for Masters of Science in Environmental Studies: Land Use Planning, 3/76.
Professional Organizations:
Montana Association of Planners
American Planning Association
Land Trust Alliance
Awards: 1988 Recipient, Don Aldrich Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Award
2002 APLE Company, recipient of Wildlife Conservation Award, from Montana Chapter of The Wildlife Society
2005 Recipient, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Outstanding Contributor Award 
Licenses:
Licensed real estate broker in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.
Affiliations:
The Conservation Fund, Senior Associate, 1987 to present

ALLEN J. FETSCHER
APLE, Vice President, 5/82 to present.
Associated Agency, Inc. - President, 12/69 to present. Associated Agency, located in Missoula, Montana, is a full-service real estate office which deals in all aspects of real estate with an emphasis on real estate development. The agency has been involved in real estate development in Montana, Idaho, New Mexico, and Arizona. The properties developed included medical office buildings, general office buildings, restaurants and lounges, motels, hotels and apartment buildings. Involvement in the above projects has been as a principle with major responsibilities in market analysis, site selection, and project feasibility.
American Conservation Real Estate Company, Inc. (ACRE), Vice President, 1/91 to 9/93.
Education:
University of Montana, Missoula, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 12/68.
Affiliations:
Missoula County Board of Realtors
Montana Board of Realtors
National Association of Realtors Member
Board of Directors of: Opportunity Workshop (1974-1983) First National Montana Bank, Missoula (1981-1985) Montana Bancsystems, Inc. (1983-1993) Missoula Economic Development Corporation (1986-1992) First Security Bank of Missoula (1993-Present) Glacier Bancorp, Kalispell (1996-Present)
Awards:
Ketchum Ranger District, Sawtooth National Forest, Appreciation Award for the Ketchum Work Center and Exchange Project, 1992.
Licenses: Licensed Montana real estate broker, 1968 to present.

MARK SOMMER
APLE , Associate and Geographic Information Administrator, Missoula, Montana, 8/98 to present.
Moab/Monticello Ranger District, Minerals and Lands Administrator, Manti-La Sal National Forest, Monticello, Utah 6/96-3/98
Red River Ranger District, Minerals and Lands Program Administrator, Nez Perce National Forest, Elk City, Idaho 10/91-6/96
Nez Perce National Forest, Soil Scientist, Grangeville, Idaho 5/90-10/91
Education:
University of Idaho, Master’s Degree in Forest Soils, May 1991
University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Bachelor’s Degree in Soils, December 1988
Colorado State University, Valuation and Landownership Adjustment course 1996
Awards and honors:
USFS Northern Region Locatable Minerals Program Achievement Award District Minerals and Lands Program Achievement Award, USFS, 1993
Outstanding Graduate Student in Forest Resources, University of Idaho, 1991
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Soil Science, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1988
Licenses: Licensed real estate broker, Montana and Idaho.