Greg Sheehan

Greg Sheehan, Director, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Greg Sheehan serves as the Director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Greg has worked within the agency since 1992.  He was appointed Director in 2012.  Greg has worked to recover many species and their habitats ranging from mule deer to sage grouse and many native fish species. Solving challenges with wildlife and landowner conflicts, sportsmans groups, and engaging the broader public have been focus areas for Greg over the past few years. Greg has supported the release of species that haven't been common on the landscape in decades to get citizens engaged and back in the outdoors enjoying our wildlife. He encourages pheasant and chukar releases, youth recruitment days, walk-in access properties, birding programs, local community fisheries and the development of a new nature center on the shores of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem. Greg has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and an MBA.