Formerly Assistant Vice President for Federal Relations at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She served as the primary liaison between the Administration and Faculty and the Congressional delegation. Nan works with the President, Provost, Senior Vice Presidents, and Deans in developing federal priorities for research and funding. She also worked with the University of Arizona Foundation and a number of national education organizations on joint efforts with foundations, Congress and agencies.
Prior to coming to the University, Nan Stockholm spent more than fifteen years as an environmental attorney and consultant. Nan worked at the local, state and national levels with government, non-profits, and companies on public benefit projects. From 1993-94 she served as Chief of Staff to Senator Bill Bradley. Before that she was Director of the Presidio Council, a group of distinguished Americans who advised the National Park Service on the future of the former Army base in San Francisco. She has also served as Counsel to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, as Director of the Conference of Western Attorneys General, and as Counsel to the Western Conference of State Legislators.
Nan received a B.A. in environmental studies with honors and distinction from Stanford University, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School where she was President of the Stanford Environmental Law Society. She is a member of the Bars of California and the District of Columbia.
She resides on a pecan farm in Sahuarita, Arizona with her husband, Richard S. Walden, who is Chairman and President of Farmers Investment Company.more » « less