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FY 2019-20 Committees


Awards Committee - Hunting

1. Jason Peak, Chairman (NV)

2. Tom Foss, Vice Chairman (AB)

3. Ron Roderick (CO)

4. J. Alain Smith (WA)

5. Buck Buckner, B&C Representative (OR)

6. Tom Hoffman, P&Y Representative (NY)

7. Ricardo Longoria, SCI Representative (TX)

8. Ron Carey (AB)

9. Tony Caligiuri (IA)

10. Madie Demaske (CO)

11. Daryll Hosker (BC)

12. Gary Rigotti (OR)

13. Mike Wood (AB)

14. Kim Nieters (WY) WSF Coordinator

 

Service Awards

1. Tony Caligiuri (IA) Chairman

2. Gray N. Thornton (MT)

3. Kim Nieters (WY)

4. Terry Ziehl (WY)

5. Garrett Long (MT)
 

Artemis Award

1. Jann Demaske (CO) Chair

2. Shaina Warner (ID) Vice Chair

3. Brett Jefferson (NV) BoD Chairman

4. Gray N. Thornton (MT) President & CEO

5. Kim Nieters (WY) Awards Director

6. Cindy Atcheson (MT) Past Inductee (3 year: 2019 - 2022)

7. Cindy Bentley (NV) Past Inductee (2 year: 2019 – 2021)

8. Sue Entsminger (AK) Past Inductee (1 year: 2019-2020)
 

G.C.F. Dalziel Outstanding Guide

1. Bob Hanson (AZ) Chairman

2. Arlene Hanson (AZ) Vice Chairman

3. Jerry Brenner (MI)

4. Steve Bruggeman (MN)

5. Wayne Henderson (SD)

6. Dave Currier (ND)

 

Frank Golata Outstanding Outfitter

1. J. Alain Smith (WA) Chairman

2. Harold Grinde (NWT) Previous Winner

3. Dick Rohrer (AK) Previous Winner

4. Jack Atcheson, Jr. (MT)

5. Jeff Demaske (CO)

6. Gary Young (WV)

7. Jim Travis (AZ)

8. Wayne Henderson (SD)
 

Budget & Finance Committee

1. Darryl Williams (CA) Chairman

2. Brett Jefferson (NV) Vice Chairman

3. Peri Wolff (NV)

4. Chris Barker (BC)

5. Gray N. Thornton (MT)

 

Bylaws & Policy Committee

1. Darryl Williams (CA) Chairman

2. Peri Wolff (NV) Vice Chairman

3. Tony Caligiuri (IA)

4. Karen Gordon (AK)

5. Glen Landrus (WA)

6. Chris Barker (BC)

7. Charlie Kelley (AZ)

 

Chadwick Ram Society

1. Darryl Williams, (CA) Chairman

2. Kevin Kehoe, (AK) Vice-Chair

3. Kyle Stelter, (BC) Membership Committee Chairman

4. Glen Pyne, (CA)

5. Frank Turner, (AB)

6. Gray N. Thornton, (MT) President & CEO

7. Paige Culver, (MT) Development Manager

 

Chapter & Affiliates Committee

1. Glen Landrus (WA) Chairman

2. Larry Jacobs (OR) Vice Chairman

3. Chris Barker (BC) WSF Board

4. Tony Caligiuri (IA) – WSF Board

5. Helen Christiansen (YT) - YWSF

6. Zach Higgins (ID) – ID WSF

7. Kevin Kehoe (AK) – AK WSF

8. Rob Rogan (NY) – Eastern WSF

9. Brian Solan (MT) – MT WSF

10. Kyle Stelter (BC) - WSSofBC

11. Rob Kopecky (AB) – AB WSF

12. Peri Wolff (NV) – WSF Board

13. Glen Pyne (CA) – CA WSF

14. Greg Schildwachter (MD) WSF Lobbyist

15. Marci Johnerson (MT) Membership Manager

 

Compensation Committee

1. Brett Jefferson (NV) Chairman

2. Darryl Williams (CA) Treasurer

3. Peri Wolff (NV) Vice Chair

4. Chris Barker (BC), Secretary

5. Ron Carey (AB)

 

Conservation Committee

1. Jack Atcheson, Jr., Chairman

2. Shane Mahoney (NF) Special Conservation Advisor

3. Joe Goergen (VA) – SCIF Liaison

 

Initiatives - Leads

IUCN – Kurt Alt

Disease – Peri Wolff

Alaska – Kevin Kehoe

Canadian – Chris Barker

Thinhorn – Kevin Hurley

Lower 48 – Clay Brewer

Montana – Kurt Alt

Mexico – Emilio Rangel W.

European – Kurt Alt

Kazakhstan – Kurt Alt

Tajikistan – Kurt Alt

Staff

1. Gray N. Thornton (MT) President & CEO

Staff Program Leads

2. Kevin Hurley (MT) VP of Conservation & Operations – Thinhorn

3. Clay Brewer (TX) Conservation Director – Bighorn Program Lead

4. Kurt Alt (MT) Conservation Director – Montana and International Sheep & Goat Program Lead

 

Development Committee

1. Kevin Rinke (MI) Chairman

2. Jack Atcheson, Jr. (MT)

3. Butch Whiting (ID)

Staff

1. Gray N. Thornton (MT) President & CEO

2. Paige Culver (MT) Development Manager

 

Director Candidate Solicitation & Evaluation Committee

1. Brett Jefferson (NV) Chairman

2. Darryl Williams (CA) WSF Director

3. Ron Carey (AB) Member at Large (1- year – 2019)

4. Jack Atcheson, Jr. (1-year - 2019)

5. John Harris (WY) Member at Large (2-years – 2019 & 2020)

6. Ron Carey (AB) (3-years - 2019, 2020 & 2021)

 

Ethics Committee

1. Larry Johns (NV) Chairman

2. Ron Carey (AB)

3. Mike Evans (TN)

4. Tom Grimes (MT)

5. Glen Pyne (CA)

6. Chris Barker (NV) – Ex-Officio & Secretary

 

Executive Committee

1. Brett Jefferson (NV) Chairman

2. Peri Wolff (NV) Vice Chair

3. Darryl Williams (CA) Treasurer

4. Chris Barker (BC) Secretary

5. Gray N. Thornton (MT) President & CEO

 

Gift Acceptance Committee

1. Ron Carey (AB) Chairman

2. John Babler (MN)

3. Oscar Carlson (MN)

4. Lou Rupp (MO)

 

Investment Committee

WSLF Board of Trustees

 

Ladies Lunch Committee

1. Jann Demaske (CO) Chair    
2. Shaina Warner (ID) Vice Chair 
3. Shellie Duplan (CO)
4. Rachel Ahtila (BC)
5. Jessie Coy (WY)
6. Helen Christiansen (YT)
7. Yvonne Dewey (WY)
8. Rita Gordon-Scurich (CA)
9. Renée Halun (AB)
10. Laureen Nakamoto (IA)
11. Jessica Young (AB) 
12. Kristen Franklin (CA) 
13. Lisa Muck (NV)

Staff

18. Kim Nieters (WY)    

19. Terry Ziehl (WY)

 

Legislative Affairs

1. Brett Jefferson (NV) Chairman

2. Tony Caligiuri (IA) Vice Chairman

3. Larry Jacobs (OR) Vice Chairman

4. Chris Barker (BC) Recording Secretary

5. Karen Gordon (AK)

6. Wayne Henderson (SD)

7. Don Priest (CA)

8. Peri Wolff (NV)

9. Melanie Woolever (CO) USFS Retired

10. John Harris (WY)

11. Charlie Kelly (AZ)

 

Staff

1. Greg Schildwachter (VA) (Lobbyist)

2. Garrett Long (MT) Staff Lead

3. Gray N. Thornton (MT) President & CEO

4. Kevin Hurley (MT) VP of Conservation & Operations

5. Clay Brewer (TX) Conservation Director

6. Kurt Alt (MT) Conservation Director

 

Life Member Breakfast

1. Glen Landrus (WA) Chair

2. Dale & Donna Gaugler (MD) Vice Chairs

3. Chris Barker (BC)

4. Tom Fischer (ID)

 

Marco Polo Society

1. Kevin & Janine Rinke (MI) Chairs

2. Ron & Billi Carey (AB) Vice Chairs

3. Denis Dale (AB)

4. Gray N. Thornton (MT)

5. Paige Culver (MT)

 

Membership Committee

1. Kyle Stelter (BC), Chairman

2. Larry Jacobs (OR), Vice Chairman

3. Chris Barker (BC)

4. Ron Carey (AB)

5. Wayne Henderson (SD)

6. Emilio Rangel (MX)

7. Frank Turner (AB)

8. Charlie Kelly (AZ) – ADBSS

9. Marci Johnerson (MT) Membership Manager

10. Garrett Long (MT) MarCom

11. Gray N. Thornton (MT) President & CEO

 

<1 Club Committee

1. Justin Phillips (WY) Chairman

2. Chris Cammack (TX) Vice Chairman

3. Craig Mueller (ID)

4. Riley Pearson (MT)

5. Cody Phillips (MT)

6. Emilio Rangel (MX)

7. Jeff Sposito (MT)

8. Joe Zwiefel (NV)

9. Marci Johnerson (MT)

10. Sam Sposito (MT)

 

Operational Excellence Committee

1. Darryl Williams (CA) Chairman

2. Brett Jefferson (NV)

3. Paige Culver (MT) Development Manager

 

Professional Resource Advisory Board

1. Anna Fontana (BC) Chairman

2. Tim Schommer (ID) Vice Chairman

3. Tricia Hosch-Hebdon (ID) Secretary

4. Vern Bleich (ND)

5. Karen Gordon (AK)

6. Bill Jex (BC)

7. Helen Schwantje (BC)

8. Melanie Woolever (CO)

9. Mike Cox (NV) WAFWA Wild Sheep Working Group Chair

10. Larry Jacobs (OR), Board Liaison

11. Jessica Smorowski, Staff Assistant

 

Sporting Clays Committee

1. Terry Melby (NV) Chairman

2. Marty Harsin (NV) Vice Chairman (MTOC Director)

3. Paul Cavin (NV)

4. Tony Caligiuri (IA) (WSF Board Member)

5. Ron Raboud (FL) (WWO Founder)

6. Dave Sanger (NV) NSCA certified instructor

7. Steve Toponga (NV) NBU Director

8. Tom Wicks (NV) (Carson City Chukkar Club Director)

9. USA Shooting Rep

10. UNR Rifle Team Rep

 

Trustee Evaluation Committee

1. Brett Jefferson (NV) Chair

2. Ron Carey (AB)

 

Women In Hunting Committee

1. Renée Halun (AB) Chair

2. Linda Demmer (MI)

3. Sara Domek (WY)

4. Kristin Hunsaker (UT)

5. Naomi Weeks (BC)

6. Peregrine Wolff, DVM (NV)

7. Chris Barker (BC) Board Liaison

 

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