As BOEM Tribal Liaison Coordinator, Hillary Renick advises BOEM leadership on implementing tribal consultation policies through formal and informal dialogue, collaboration, and engagement.
Hillary is an enrolled member of the Sherwood Valley Band of Pomo Indians and descendant of the Hopland Shanel, Noyo River and Ft. McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone communities. Hillary received her B.A. in Anthropology from American University in Washington, DC; studied Public Health at George Washington University researching Native American health problems associated with exposure to agricultural pesticides, while studying data associated with artifact repatriation; M.S. in Cultural Resource Management successfully defending her Master’s Thesis on Yakama Indian Treaty Fishing and Significance of Traditional Place; J.D. from the University of the Oregon School of Law, with certificates of completion in Environmental and Natural Resources, Ocean and Coastal Law, Pro Bono, and Public Service; LL.M. from the University of Arkansas School of Law Indigenous Food Initiative writing about subsistence and traditional foods.
Hillary has over twenty-five years of service to the federal government and tribal communities.
Contact Hillary @ Hillary.Renick@boem.gov