Rod retired as a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, an international law firm, and currently enjoys farming. He served as deputy secretary of labor in the first Bush administration, as chief of staff to the U.S. Senate majority leader and chief counsel and staff director of the Senate Finance Committee.
Why American Forests? “As an avid fisherman, I spend a lot of time out in nature. Forests are critical for wildlife habitat, and also for the role they play in cleaning and cooling rivers and streams that support fish populations. American Forests has done hundreds of projects to expand habitat and protect waterways.”