Doyel Shamley

Doyel Shamley, CEO

Veritas Research Consulting, Ltd.


Doyel Shamley was raised and worked in the agriculture country of the San Joaquin Valley in California. He received his Eagle Scout in 1988. Mr. Shamley is a combat veteran of 1991 Gulf War, and received three bronze stars. Mr. Shamley’s field of study has been in political science, economics, and jurisdictional law and history.

Mr. Shamley conducts research conferences around the country, most recently in May, a three-week tour around the Mid-west. He speaks to the public at symposiums, expositions and seminars frequently about Constitutional issues, Land Management, Inter-Governmental and Jurisdictional affairs.

He is frequently called in by various local, county, state, and federal level elected officials to testify and/or draft pro-active legislation to remedy the problems faced in areas with large holdings of federally managed lands.

He was unanimously appointed by the County Board of Supervisors to represent them on land, water and habitat issues to the federal agencies as the Apache County Natural Resource Coordinator.  See website for partial list of other clients.

Mr. Shamley has successfully mitigated, to the benefit of the local government, dozens of actions by federal agencies ranging from land-management decisions, threatened & endangered species listings and up-listings, to abusive attempts at claiming water rights and policies affecting the economic, cultural and historic uses of land, heritage and individual rights.

He conceived, wrote and drafted the County Stewardship Plan to be used as a model around the country on “public lands”.  Currently being implemented with grand results in Apache County, AZ on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.

A few of his most recent endeavors were to be a featured speaker at the Strategic Planning Meeting of the National Institute for the Elimination of Catastrophic Wildfires.  As well, he had the honor of being key testimony on Friday July 20th, 2012 to the U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee, on the strangling effects of federal policies on western lands management.  As well, he was the keynote address and all-day instructor on public lands for the National Constitutional Sheriffs Association conference in Reno on October 8th, 2012.  He then went on to present to leadership in 17 more counties from the 9th-22nd of October 2012 in Southern Oregon and Northern/Central California.