Alexis Baker joined USRT in May 2020. Previous to USRT, Alexis worked for Idaho Department of Lands as a Minerals Specialist for the Minerals Department under the Resource Protection and Assistance Bureau. In this position, she gained experience and knowledge with surface mine operations and reclamation, dredge and placer mining, abandoned mine lands, negotiated rulemaking, and Greater Sage-Grouse habitat protection. Originally from a small family ranch in South Central Montana, she holds a Juris Doctor from Concordia University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in English with minors in History and Philosophy from Bethany Lutheran College. Alexis lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband and three cats.