Peter Bachman is a 1982 cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law whose career has spanned three distinct but related phases: first, as an environmental and land-use lawyer for government while at the Metropolitan Council and the City of Minneapolis; second, as an environmental and land-use lawyer for business and industry while at Leonard, Street and Deinard; and finally as the executive director of the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA) from 1995 to 2003.
During his tenure at MCEA, Peter quadrupled the size of the organization and built it into an organization recognized as one of the state’s premier advocacy groups. He has extensive experience in public policy advocacy, lobbying and all aspects of non-profit management.
Peter’s outside interests include a passion for fly-fishing, wilderness camping, skiing, biking, foreign travel and reading. He is married with two grown children and currently retired doing volunteer work.