Dan Brooks – Director of Education and Humanitarian Services
Dan joined Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) in 2015 and has over thirty years’ experience in wildlife conservation and education. He was initially hired by SCIF as a Program Specialist for the Humanitarian Service programs. Dan was promoted in 2016 to the Business Operations Manager to administer the International Wildlife Museum in Tucson, Arizona and continued to manage the Humanitarian Service Programs for SCIF. He was appointed to the Director of Education for SCIF in 2017.
Dan earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona in Renewable Natural Resources, with a major in Wildlife and Fisheries Science. He retired from New Mexico Department of Game and Fish as the Deputy Director. His other positions with the Department of Game and Fish were Chief of Law Enforcement, Assistant Chief of Law Enforcement, Information and Education Specialist and District Wildlife Officer (game warden).
Since 2000, the SCI Foundation has provided more than $80 million to promote science-based conservation through wildlife research, capacity building in governments, youth and teacher education, and humanitarian programs that show the importance of the hunting community in society around the world. Growth of SCI Foundation has continued to gain momentum through charitable donations from SCI members and direct grants from local chapters and the SCI organization. Throughout the world, SCI’s approximately 50,000 members and 190 chapters contribute time, talent, and financial support to local, national, and international projects.