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FY 2018-19 Committees


Awards Committee – Hunting

1. Jason Peak, Chairman (NV)
2. TBD, Vice Chairman
3. Tom Foss, (AB)
4. Ron Roderick, (CO) 
5. J. Alain Smith, (WA)
6. Buck Buckner, B&C Representative (OR)
7. Tom Hoffman, P&Y Representative (NY) 
8. Ricardo Longoria, SCI Representative (TX)
9. Ron Carey, (AB)
10. Tony Caligiuri, (IA)
11. Madie Demaske, (CO)
12. Daryll Hosker, (BC)
13. Gary Rigotti, (OR)
14. Mike Wood, (AB)
15. Kim Nieters, (WY) WSF Coordinator

 

Awards Committee – Service

1. Jim Wilson, (NJ) Chairman
2. Karen Gordon, (AK) Vice Chairman
3. Gray N. Thornton, (MT)
4. Kim Nieters, (WY) 
5. Terry Ziehl, (WY)
6. Garrett Long, (MT)

 

Award Committee – Artemis Outstanding Women Conservationist

1. Jann Demaske, (CO) Chairman
2. Cindy Alexander Bentley, (NV) Vice Chairman
3. Brett Jefferson, (NV) BoD Chairman
4. Gray N. Thornton, (MT) President & CEO
5. Past Inductees

 

Award Committee – 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. Dave Currier, (ND)

 

Award Committee – Frank Golata Outstanding Outfitter

1. J. Alain Smith, 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)

 

Budget & Finance

1. Darryl Williams, (CA) Chairman
2. Brett Jefferson, (NV) Vice Chairman
3. Jim Wilson, (NJ) 
4. Peri Wolff, (NV)
5. Gray N. Thornton, (MT)

 

Bylaws

1. Darryl Williams, (CA) Chairman
2. Brett Jefferson, (NV) Vice Chairman
3. Tony Caligiuri, (IA)
4. Karen Gordon, (AK)
5. Glen Landrus, (WA)
6. Peri Wolff, (NV)

 

Chadwick Ram Committee

1. Jim Wilson, (NJ) Chairman
2. Kevin Kehoe, (AK) Vice-Chair
3. Glen Landrus, (WA) Membership Committee Chairman
4. Glen Pyne, (CA)
5. Frank Turner, (AB)
6. Darryl Williams, (CA)
7. Gray N. Thornton, (MT) President & CEO
8. Paige Culver, (MT) Development Manager

 

Chapter and Affiliates

1. Jim Wilson, (NJ) Chairman
2. Lary Jacobs, (OR) Vice Chairman
3. Glen Landrus, (WA) Membership Committee Chairman
4. Chris Barker, (BC) WSF Board 
5. Tony Caligiuri, (IA) – WSF Board
6. Helen Christiansen, (YT) - YWSF
7. Zach Higgins, (ID) – ID WSF
8. Larry Jacobs, (OR) – WSF Board
9. Rob Rogan, (NY) – Eastern WSF
10. Brian Solan, (MT) – MT WSF
11. Kyle Stelter, (BC) - WSSofBC
12. Darren Thomson, (AB) – AB WSF
13. Peri Wolff, (NV) – WSF Board
14. Greg Schildwachter, (MD) WSF Lobbyist
15. Marci Johnerson, (MT) Membership Manager
 

Compensation Committee

1. Brett Jefferson, (NV) Chairman
2. Jim Wilson, (NJ) Vice Chairman
3. Darryl Williams, (CA) Treasurer
4. Peri Wolff, (NV) Secretary
5. Ron Carey, (AB)

 

Conservation

1. Jack Atcheson, Jr., Chairman
2. Shane Mahoney, (NF) Special Conservation Advisor
3. Joe Goergen, (VA) – SCIF Liaison
 
Initiatives
IUCN – Kurt Alt
Disease – Peri Wolff
Alaska – Kevin Hurley
Canadian – Chris Barker
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
2. Kevin Hurley, (MT) VP of Conservation & Operations – Thinhorn Program Lead
3. Clay Brewer, (TX) Conservation Director – Bighorn Program Lead
4. Kurt Alt, (MT) Conservation Director – Montana and International Sheep & Goat Program Lead

 

Development

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 Evaluation

1. Jim Wilson, (NJ) Chairman
2. Wayne Henderson, (SD) WSF Director
3. Ron Carey, (AB) Member at Large (1- year – 2018)
4. Jack Atcheson, Jr. (2-year - serves 2018 & 2019) 
5. John Harris, (WY) Member at Large (3- years – 2018, 2019 & 2020)
 

Donation Solicitation

1. Wayne Henderson, (SD) Chairman
2. Darryl Williams, (CA) Vice Chairman
3. Dean & Diane DiJenno, (WY) Silent Auction Chairs
4. Tony Caligiuri, (IA)
5. Ron Carey, (AB)
6. Mike Evans (TN & MT)
7. Dale Gaugler, (PA) 
8. John Harris, (WY)
9. Glen Pyne, (CA)
10. Emilio Rangel, (MX)
11. Jann Demaske, (CO) Ladies Luncheon Chair
12. Kim Nieters, (WY) Auction Manager
 

Ethics

1. Larry Johns, (NV) Chairman
2. Ron Carey, (AB)
3. Mike Evans, (TN)
4. Tom Grimes, (MT)
5. Glen Pyne, (CA)
6. Peri Wolff, (NV) – Ex-Officio & Secretary
 

Executive

1. Brett Jefferson, (NV) Chairman
2. Jim Wilson, (NJ) Vice Chairman
3. Darryl Williams, (CA) Treasurer
4. Peri Wolff, (NV) Secretary
5. Gray N. Thornton, (MT) President & CEO
 

Gift Acceptance

1. Ron Carey, (AB) Chairman
2. John Babler, (MN)
3. Oscar Carlson, (MN)
4. Lou Rupp, (MO)
5. Jim Wilson, (NJ)
 

Investment

1. WSLF Board of Trustees
 

Ladies Luncheon

1. Jann Demaske, (CO) Chairman      
2. TBD, Vice Chairman 
3. Rachel Ahtila, (BC)
4. Jackie Bruggeman, (MN)
5. Muriel Coulter, (MN)
6. Jessie Coy, (WY)
7. Helen Christiansen, (YT)
8. Yvonne Dewey, (WY
9. Tiffany Foutz, (UT)
10. Tina Gordon, (CA)
11. Rita Gordon-Scurich, (CA)
12. Renée Halun, (AB)
13. Christina Jares, (NV)
14. Laureen Nakamoto, (IA)
15. Pauline Rupp, (MO)
16. Bailey Simpson, (AB)
17. Shaina Warner, (ID)
18. Jessica Young, (AB)

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) Secretary
5. Karen Gordon, (AK)
6. Wayne Henderson, (SD)
7. Don Priest, (CA)
8. Jim Wilson, (NJ) (Chapter & Affiliates Chairman)
9. Peri Wolff, (NV) 
10. Melanie Woolever, (CO) USFS Retired

Staff
1. Greg Schildwachter, (VA) (Lobbyist)
2. Gray N. Thornton, (MT) President & CEO
3. Kevin Hurley, (MT) VP of Conservation & Operations
4. Clay Brewer, (TX) Conservation Director
5. 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. Glen Landrus, (WA), Chairman
2. Larry Jacobs, (OR), Vice Chairman
3. Jim Wilson, (NJ) Chair of C&A Committee
4. Chris Barker, (BC) 
5. Ron Carey, (AB)
6. Wayne Henderson, (SD)
7. Emilio Rangel, (MX)
8. Frank Turner, (AB)
9. Marci Johnerson, (MT) Membership Manager
10. Sam Sposito, (MT) Membership Assistant (Life Members Lead)
11. Gray N. Thornton, (MT) President & CEO
12. Paige Culver, (MT) Development Manager
 

<1 Club Committee

1. Justin Phillips, (MT) 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
 

PRAB

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. Chris Barker, Board Liaison
11. Jessica Smorowski, Staff Assistant 

 

Sporting Clays

1. Terry Melby, (NV) Chairman
2. Marty Harsin, (NV) Vice Chairman (MTOC Director)
3. Paul Cavin, (NV)
4. Kyle Meintzer, (NV)
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)
3. Jim Wilson, (NJ)

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