Ron Edmonds developed this site and serves as the lead webmaster for the Institute.
He has been a Seton enthusiast for over 45 years. He was first introduced to Seton as a Scout. His fascination with Seton and his interest in history have led him to work toward preserving Seton’s unique legacy.
He continues to be involved with Scouting. He served for over 25 years on the executive board of the Chickasaw Council in Memphis, Tennessee, and as a Scout leader while his sons were in the program.
Professionally, he serves as president of The Principium Group, Inc. (www.PrincipiumGroup.com), a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm specializing in lawn, landscape, and facilities services businesses. He holds B.S.B.A. and M.S. degrees in accounting from Oklahoma State University.
Dr. Julie Seton serves as an assistant webmaster for the Institute. She is the youngest granddaughter of Ernest Thompson Seton and grew up in “Seton Castle” on the outskirts of Santa Fe, NM. In 2015, she republished Seton’s autobiography. She gives talks on Seton’s career and how his work impacts us today.
Professionally, she operates Indelible Enterprises, LLC, a small consulting company that provides communication-based services and training. For 18 years she was a government contractor, managing programs in the areas of test and evaluation, modeling and simulation, and emergency response. She taught at New Mexico State University for 15 years.
Dr. Seton earned her doctoral degree in Rhetoric and Professional Communication in 1996 from New Mexico State University. Her dissertation used Seton’s “Lobo” story to demonstrate how nature writing can be analyzed for its ability to prompt readers to engage in social action.