Name: Tracy Stone-Manning.
Office: Appointed by Gov.-elect Steve Bullock to be Director of the Department of Environmental Quality starting Jan. 7.
Birth date and place: Sept. 18, 1965, in Springfield, Va.
Occupation: Acting state staff director and senior adviser for U.S. Sen. Jon Tester.
Family: Husband, Richard Manning.
Education: Graduate of Springbrook High School, Silver Springs, Md., 1983; received bachelor’s degree in radio-television-film, University of Maryland, 1987; received master’s degree in environmental studies, University of Montana, 1992.
Past employment: Executive director, Clark Fork Coalition, 1999-2007; editor, Headwaters News, 1998-1999; freelance writer and media consultant, 1990-1999; executive director, Five Valleys Land Trust, 1992-1994.