The Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (SFBPC) consists of up to 19 members, including three non-voting ex-officio representatives and 16 discretionary members. The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce appoint new members for staggered terms not to exceed three years. The members serve as representatives of the following national interest groups:

  1. State fish and wildlife resource management agencies (two members, one a ​d​irector of a coastal ​s​tate and one a director of an inland ​state), 
  2. Saltwater and freshwater recreational fishing organizations, 
  3. Recreational boating organizations, 
  4. Recreational fishing and boating industries, 
  5. Recreational fishery resource conservation organizations, 
  6. Tribal resource management organizations, 
  7. Aquatic resource outreach and education organizations, and​     ​ 
  8. Recreational fishing and/or boating diversity-based organizations. 

View a list of previous Council members here.


Daniel AndrewsCaptains for Clean WaterAquatic Resource Outreach and Education Organizations2
Patrick BerryBackcountry Hunters & AnglersRecreational Fishing and Boating Industries2
Lucas BissettAmerican Flyfishing AssociationRecreational Fishing and Boating Industries2
Jim FredericksIdaho Department of Fish and GameInland State Fish and Wildlife Resource Management Agencies3
Barb GigarAquatic Resources Education AssociationAquatic Resource Outreach and Education Organizations3
Gene GillilandB.A.S.S. LLCSaltwater and Freshwater Recreational Fishing Organizations2
Chris HortonCongressional Sportsmen FoundationSaltwater and Freshwater Recreational Fishing Organizations2
Carl KlimahMille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Department of Natural ResourcesTribal Resource Management Organizations3
Jennifer KoenigBrunswickRecreational Fishing and Boating Industries2
John LangfordProject Healing WatersRecreational Fishing and/or Boating Diversity-Based Organizations2
Mike LeonardAmerican Sportfishing AssociationSaltwater and Freshwater Recreational Fishing Organizations3
Candice PriceUrban American ProductionsRecreational Fishing and/or Boating Diversity-Based Organizations3
G. J. Thomas SadlerMarine Fish Conservation NetworkRecreational Fishery Resources Conservation Organizations3
Risa ShimodaRiver Management SocietyRecreational Fishery Resources Conservation Organizations2
Nancy StewartState Organization for Boating Access Recreational Boating Organizations3
David YoskowitzTexas Parks and Wildlife DepartmentCoastal State Fish and Wildlife Resource Management Agencies3


Martha WilliamsDirector U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Janet CoitAssistant AdministratorNational Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Chuck SykesPresidentAssociation of Fish and Wildlife Agencies


Clayton CrabtreeNational Marine Manufacturer's AssociationRecreational Fishing and Boating Industries3
Patrick ConzemiusWildlife ForeverAquatic Resource Outreach and Education Organizations2
Joseph LewisMount Dora Boating Center and MarinaRecreational Boating Organizations2


Thomas McCannU.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceDesignated Federal Officer