Seth Elsen graduated from Morris in 2013 with degrees in natural resource management, American Indian studies, and political science. As a student, Elsen was active in sustainability, KUMM, Circle of Nations Indigenous Association, baseball, and the Center for Small Towns. He was awarded the Scholar of the College Award and Sustainability Champion Award upon graduating in 2013. He went on to earn his master’s degree in natural resources from Utah State University. Seth has spent his career working on salmon recovery and water quality improvement, currently working as an environmental planner for the State of Washington. Seth is also an enrolled member of the Brothertown Indian Nation, first elected to the Tribe’s Council in 2018.
In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, backpacking, and spending time with his wife Madeline ’13 and daughter.