Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

Previous Members

The Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council was established in 1993. Its members are typically appointed for two year terms and may seek reappointment.

Mr. James Adams
President, States Organization for Boating Access/ Facilities Director
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
2010-2016
Mr. John Adey
President, American Boat and Yacht Council
2014-2016
Mr. Tom Altemus
Director, Michigan Travel Bureau
1993-1994
Mr. Rex Amack
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, Nebraska Game, Fish and Parks Department
2009-
Mr. Bill Anderson
President, Westrec Marina Management, Incorporated
2002-2004
Mr. James R. Anderson
Executive Director, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
2000-2012
Mr. William N. Anderson
Senior Vice President- Merchandising, Kmart Corporation
1998-1999
Mr. John Arway
Executive Director, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
2010-2012
Mr. Daniel Ashe
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2010-2016
Mr. Tom Bedell
Chief Executive Officer, Berkely Company
1993-1999
Mr. C. Thomas Bennett
President, International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife
2003-2004
Mr. Earl Bentz
President, Outboard Marine Corporation
1995-1999
Ms. Lynne Borden
Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
2010-2012
Mr. Doug Boyd
Board Member, Coastal Conservaton Association
2002-2018
Mr. Terry Boyd
President, States Organization for Boating Access/ Chief Engineer, Alabama Department of Conservation and
Natural Resources
2007-2009
Mr. Robert Brantly
Executive Director, Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission
1993-1994
Mr. David Chanda
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, New Jersey Division of Fish, Game and Wildlife
Mr. John Charvat
Former Vice President, Brunswick Corporation
1995-1996
Mr. Mike Chrisman
Regional Manager, Southern California Edison Company
2002-2004
Ms. Jamie Rappaport Clark
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1997-1999
Ms. Noreen Clough
Conservation Director, B.A.S.S.
2005-2007
Mr. Jerry Conley
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, Idaho Department of Fish and Game
1994
Mr. John Cooper
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Secretary, South Dakota Dept. of Game, Fish, and Parks
2005-2006
Mr. Jeffrey S. Crane
President, Congressional Sportsmens Foundation
2005-2016
Mr. Terry Crawforth
President/ Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, Nevada Department of Wildlife
2005
Mr. Thomas Dammrich
President, National Marine Manufacturers Association
2007-2016
Mr. F Ned Dikmen
Publisher, Great Lakes Boating
2010-2012
Mr. Roy Elicker
Director, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
2010-2012
Mr. Thomas E. Floyd
Penzon Products Company
1997-1999
Ms. Veronica Floyd
Consultant, Brunswick Corporation
1993-1994
Mr. Walter Fondren III
President, Gulf Coast Conservation Association
1993-1994
Ms. Monita Fontaine
Vice President, Government Relations, National Marine
Manufacturers Association
2003-2006
Mr. Dan Forster
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
2016
Mr. John Frampton
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
2009-2010
Mr. Jon Gassett
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife
2011-2012
Mr. Rowan Gould
Acting Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mr. David Graham
Chief, Ohio Division of Wildlife
2010-2012
Mr. Patrick Graham
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
2001
Mr. Paul Gregory
President, States Organization for Boating Access/ Chief, Ohio Division of Watercraft
1993
Ms. Sheri Griffith
Chair of Public Relations, America Outdoors
2002-2006
Mr. Kenneth Haddad
Executive Director, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2003-2009
Mr. Dale Hall
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2005-2009
Mr. David Hall
Senior Vice President, Cable Networks for Gaylord Entertainment Company(including The Nashville Network)
1995-1999
Mr. Sam Hamilton
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2009-2010
Mr. Doug Hansen
Director- Division of Wildlife, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
1997-2007
Mr. Charles Harter III
Board of Directors, Coastal Conservation Association
2000-2002
Mr. Ray Hobbs
Senior Vice President, Wal-Mart Stores
1995-1996
Mr. Matt J. Hogan
Acting Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2005
Mr. Roger Holmes
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife Division
1998-1999
Mr. Christopher Horton
Conservation Director, B.A.S.S.
2010-2012
Mr. Mike Hough
President, States Organization for Boating Access/ Assistant Director of Engineering, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
2000-2004
Ms. Arva Jackson
Retired Director of Educational Affairs Division, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Also chair of Environmental Education Council (Project Wild)
1995-1999
Mr. Marshall P. Jones
Acting Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2000
Mr. Jim Kalkofen
Executive Director, Professional Walleye Trail
2000-2002
Mr. Robert Kavanagh
President, American Fly Fishing Tackle Manufacturers Association
1993-1994
Mr. Dean Kessel
Vice President & General Manager, B.A.S.S./ESPN
2002-2004
Ms. Barbara Knuth
Associate Professor, Cornell University
2000-2002
Mr. Joseph Kuti
President, Sportfishing Promotion Council
1993-1994
Mr. Dave LaMort
President, Anglers United of Arizona
1993-1994
Mr. Ryck Lydecker
Associate Director for State Affairs, BOAT/U.S.
2000-2012
Mr. Wayne MacCallum
Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
1997-1999
Mr. G. Brent Manning
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director,
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
2003
Mr. Tom McCleron
Senior Buyer, Kmart Corporation
1993-1994
Mr. Robert McDowell
Director, New Jersey Division of Fish, Game and Wildlife
1997-1999
Mr. William Miller
Chairman, Board of Directors, American Sportfishing Association
and Board member- Wright & McGill Company/Eagle Claw
1996-1996
Mr. Dallas Miner
President, Congressional Sportsmens Caucus Foundation
1993-1994
Mr. Roy Montgomery
Vice President of Government and Industry Relations, Mercury
Marine Company
1995-1999
Mr. John L. Morris
Founder, Bass Pro Shops
1993-1994
2002-2009
Mr. Edward Parker
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental
Protection
2006-2007
Mr. Jerry Presley
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/Director, Missouri Department of Conservation
1995-1996
Ms. Marion Pugh
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/Director, Alabama Department Conservation and Natural Resources
2007-2008
Mr. Gil Radonski
President, Sport Fishing Institute
1993-1996
Mr. Jim Range
National Honorary President of the Izaak Walton League of America
2002-2009
Mr. Geoffrey Ratte'
National Sales Manager, Water Gremlin Inc.
2007-2012
Mr. Tom Ricks
Vice President, B.A.S.S. and General Manager ESPN
2007-2009
Ms. Sharon Rushton
Executive Director, Future Fishing Foundation
1993-1994
Mr. Paul A. Sandifer
Director, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
2002-2004
Mr. Jason Sauey
President, Flambeau Products
1997-1999
Mr. Michael Sciulla
Vice President, Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS)
1993-1999
Ms. Helen Sevier
President, B.A.S.S.
1993-1999
Mr. Duane Shroufe
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/ Director, Arizona Game and Fish Department
1996
Mr. Eddie Smith Jr.
Chief Executive Officer, Grady White Boats
1996-1999
Mr. George Stewart
National Association of Boating Law Administrators
1993-1994
Mr. Curtis Taylor
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/Chief, Wildlife Resources Division, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources
2007-2009
Mr. William W. Taylor
President, American Fisheries Society/Professor, Michigan State University
1997-2007
Mr. James Timmerman Jr.
Director, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
1995-1996
Mr. Henry (Hank) Todd
Vice President, Government and Tourism, Carlson Companies
1995-1996
Mr. Harold Turner
Triangle X Ranch
2002-2004
Mr. Jeff Vonk
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/Secretary, South Dakota Dept. of Game, Fish, and Parks
2012-2014
Ms. Sharon Borg Wall
Chairperson, Congressional Sportsmens Foundation
1995-1996
Mr. David Waller
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/Director, Georgia
Wildlife Resources Division
2000-2002
Mr. Carl Wilgus
Director, Idaho Department of Tourism
1997-1999
2002-2004
Mr. Steve A. Williams
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2002-2004
Mr. Larry Wilson
President, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies/Director, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
1995-1996
Mr. Steven Wilson
Director, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
1993-1994
Mr. Paul (Jack) Wingate
President, American Fisheries Society/Fisheries Research Manager,
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
1995-1996
Ms. Rebecca Wodder
President, American Rivers
1995-1999