As Deputy Director, Bob Randall advises and coordinates with the Executive Director on the development and execution of the Department's policy, legislative, and communications initiatives. Bob previously served the Department as Assistant Director for Energy and Minerals and, prior to that, as Federal Lands Coordinator.
Prior to joining DNR, Bob was a staff attorney for Western Resource Advocates, a Colorado-based law and policy organization. Before moving to Colorado in 2004, Bob spent seven years as a staff attorney for Trustees for Alaska, a public interest environmental law firm in Anchorage, Alaska. Bob’s work in both of these posts focused on natural resources, particularly with regard to energy development, public lands management, and mining.
Bob has lectured on energy issues at conferences and symposia, and he has published papers on federal lands management, oil and gas law, and oil shale policy. Bob holds a law degree from Lewis and Clark College’s Northwestern School of Law in Portland, Oregon, and a journalism degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. Bob lives in Denver with his wife Kate and their daughter.