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August 8th, 2018



Logan, UT—Strata alumni and former Senator Mike Lee staffer, Ian Nemelka will be joining Strata as a program manager. In this role, Ian will focus on managing Strata’s programs, projects, and events. Ian’s work is published in the Deseret News, Sutherland Institute, Nemelkache, and Strata Policy.

“We’re proud of our alumni network and the work they continue to do after leaving Strata. Strata has always recruited the best individuals and while we miss them after they leave we are very excited to see them capitalize on exciting opportunities and progress in their professional careers. Even more exciting is having a former researcher return and to help us during this time of growth.” —Randy T Simmons, Strata President

At Strata, our mission is to help people make informed decisions about issues that impact the freedom to live their lives. We work to achieve more prosperous and free societies by affecting a change in the climate of ideas. We do this by conducting robust research on energy and environmental issues, informing policy makers, citizens and civic leaders, and by mentoring high-achieving individuals to become future decision makers. Strata is located in Logan, Utah. We draw from the collective academic strength and ideas from the faculty and individuals we work with and a strong network of academics and professionals throughout the world.