Mike Butler

Tennessee Wildlife Federation

Mike Butler

Michael Butler has served as Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s chief executive officer since June 2002, where his teams lead the organization's statewide efforts in the areas of conservation policy, advocacy, R3 engagement, and habitat restoration. He joined the Federation as a natural resource science advisor to the executive director in 1996, working with the organization’s board of directors to develop fish, wildlife, and natural resource policy. Prior to his roles at the Federation, Michael earned his master’s degree in fish and wildlife management from Montana State University. He currently lives outside of Franklin, Tennessee, with his wife and three daughters, and their two Labrador Retrievers.