Student Organizations

Councils and Clubs

In the S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources there are many student organizations that enhance your university experience.  By becoming involved, you will have opportunities to learn new things, meet people, have fun, participate in leadership roles, and prepare for your career in natural resources. Every students should plan to become involved in at least one club during their undergraduate career. To get involved with the club of your choice, send an email to the club or club president listed below. Also, weekly club activities will be announced on the QCNR announcements list serve.

To request funding from the QCNR dean's office, current clubs show follow these guidelines.

QCNR Student Council
The QCNR Student Council plans events, builds community, and serves the student body. 

QCNR Senator: Nate Omer

Council President: Sydney Timothy
Vice President: Eric Hiatt

Fire Club (Student chapter of the Association for Fire Ecology)
Founded in spring of 2018, the USU Fire Club strives to bring opportunities to students who are interested in a variety of aspects of wildfire from fire suppression to research. We seek to learn more about fire ecology and dynamics, as well as provide career boosting workshops, potential for certification, and opportunities to get hands-on experience in the field.

Faculty advisors: Dr. Larissa Yocom and Brad Washa
Club email:
Club Co-President: Kyle Hamilton
Club Co-President/Graduate Student Liasion: Annie Prescott
Secretary: Sophie Isom
Events Coordinator: Phil Swede
Social Media Manager: Maddy Guillory

The Wildlife Society
Faculty advisor: Dr. Dan MacNulty
Club email:
Club President: Luke Forsberg
Vice President: Morgan Labrum 
Secretary: Kennedy Price
Historian: Haley Munson
Co-Treasurer: Jayden Vergara
Co-Treasurer: Natalie Sharp
Social Media Chair: Abby Lane
Mammal Working Group Lead: Mike Macdonald
Herp Working Group Lead: Hunter Lyells
Bird Working Group Co-Lead: Stephen Bunnell
Bird Working Group Co-Lead: Sophie Peterson

The USU Student Association for the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER-USU)
Faculty advisors: Dr. Mark Brunson
Club email: 
Club President: Chloe Francis
Secretary: Mackenzie Bingham
Treasurer: Kaden Peterson
Publicist: Laura Patterson
Events Coordinator: Eleni Christley

Gamma Theta Upsilon
Gamma Theta Upsilon is the geography honor society of USU.

Faculty advisor: Dr. Claudia Radel
Email: claudia.radel@usu.ed

Faculty advisor: Dr. Peter Howe