Collegiate days in Colorado & Oregon, Peace Corps, range specialist in Tunisia, OSU state Rangeland Specialist, researcher, professor in Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences. . . Mike Borman excels and inspires. Everyone is comfortable in his presence . . . yet, clearly respectful of his position, authority, and knowledge. He is diligent in his efforts to help fellow professionals, students, practitioners, and the public to understand, appreciate, and respect rangelands and their myriad ecological interrelationships. Precise, honest, thorough, competent, and demanding, and at the same time approachable, friendly and willing to listen — Mike Bormanis a leader and a friend.