College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

The CNR Advisory Board

Richard Beahrs


Richard Beahrs served on the United Nations Hunger Task Force and as a Trustee of the School of Management at St. Petersburg University in Russia, and as Chairman of the Arbor Day Foundation. He is now retired and formerly served as President of Courtroom Television Network and the Comedy Channel. He also worked at Time Warner Division Home Box Office, the Comedy Channel, Sports Illustrated and Life magazines. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi and the Near East Foundation in New York. Beahrs served as President of Calís student body and Interfraternity Council as an undergrad and earned an MBA at Adelphi University. With his wife Carolyn, he established CNRís Beahrsí Environmental Leadership Program and serves on the Programís Executive Committee. He was the first recipient of the College of Natural Resources Citation in 2003 and is currently Co-Chair of the CNR Advisory Board Development Committee. Mr. Beahrs is a Trustee of the UCB Foundation. Dick, Carolyn and their four children all have Berkeley degrees.

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