KREMMLING – Longtime Bureau of Land Management employee Stephanie Odell has arrived in Colorado as the new field manager for the Kremmling Field Office.
As the Kremmling Field Manager, Odell will oversee the management of 378,000 acres of BLM lands and minerals in Grand, Jackson, Larimer and Routt counties and a staff of 28 employees.
“Stephanie will be a great fit in the Northwest Colorado District with her extensive knowledge of BLM and Colorado,” said Northwest District Manager Jim Cagney.
Odell began working for the BLM in Farmington, NM in 1991 as the hazardous material coordinator and a Superfund site project manager. She also worked as the abandoned mine lands project manager for the San Juan Public Lands Office in Durango and for the Southern Ute Tribe as a water quality and environmental protection specialist within the oil and gas development division. She most recently was the abandoned mine lands program lead in the Washington D.C. Office.
She was raised in Greeley, where she graduated from high school and the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in biology with minors in chemistry and geology.
“I am thrilled to be back in Colorado, and I am looking forward to working closely with local governments, partners and many other stakeholders as well as the exceptional BLM staff in the Kremmling Field Office and throughout BLM Colorado,” Odell said.
Her personal interests include her family, fishing, hunting, hiking, sewing, silversmithing, lapidary and cooking.