TODD BASTIAN received his Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Science from Oregon State University's College of Agricultural Sciences. He also has a minor in German Language and Literature from Oregon State University. Todd, a native Oregonian, was raised in Klamath Falls.
Shortly after graduation he was employed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, as an Experimental Biological Aid.
From 2000-2004, Todd served as the Oregon Regional Director, for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, a hunter-based conservation organization based in Missoula, Montana.
In August 2004, Todd became the Associate Director of Development for the College of Agricultural Sciences, at the Oregon State University Foundation.
Shortly after coming to the OSU Foundation Todd assumed the position of Director of Development for the College of Agricultural Sciences. As the Director of Development he serves as the College's chief development officer. Todd provides overall leadership for the College of Agricultural Sciences' $36.5 Million campaign goal, as part of the overall $625 Million university campaign. Todd currently oversees a two person staff, which includes an Associate Director of Development, as well as, an Administrative Assistant. He works closely with the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, and his senior team to advance the philanthropic priorities of the program, in conjunction with OSU Foundation staff.
Todd currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Northwest Habitat Institute. The Northwest Habitat Institute is a non-profit scientific and educational organization whose mission is to promote and facilitate the conservation of Pacific Northwest native species and habitats through: the development and dissemination of data-rich and verifiable information, maps, and tools; and through restoration and enhancement of native habitats.
His passions in life include traveling abroad with his wife Sarah and their two sons, Braxten and Aksel, enjoying Oregon's diverse culinary offerings, and spending autumns traipsing the Pacific Northwest's wild places in search of big-game.