Nongame/Endangered Species Committee

The Nongame/Endangered Species Committee was established by the President to be comprised of members from the Board as appointed by the President and affirmed by the Board. The committee’s approved Statement of Purpose:

“To identify and address nongame and endangered species issues, and provide support on them to the WAFWA member states and provinces, in particular to the Directors’ ESA/SARA Working Group. Further, coordinate relevant activities with, and among, WAFWA member states and provinces, federal agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and the Threatened and Endangered Species Policy Committee of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.”

Members List

Tony Wasley, Chair
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
Sue Cotterill, Member
Alberta, Fish and Wildlife Policy Branch
Chris Krenz, Member
Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
Josh Avey, Member
Arizona Game and Fish Dept.
Scott Gardner, Member
California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Matt Nicholl, Member
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Brian Dreher, Member
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Rex Sallabanks, Member
Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
Chris Berens, Member
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
Ken McDonald, Member
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Steve Dyke, Member
North Dakota Game and Fish Dept.
Greg Link, Member
North Dakota Game and Fish Dept.
Chuck Hayes, Member
New Mexico Dept. of Game and Fish
Leif Rasmussen, Member
New Mexico Dept. of Game and Fish
Joanna Wilson, Member
Wildlife Division Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources Government of the Northwest Territories
Jennifer Newmark, Member
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
Jon Sjoberg, Member
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
Russ Horton, Member
Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation
Curtis Tackett, Member
Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation
Doug Cottam, Member
Oregon DDept. of Fish and Wildlife
Davia Palmeri, Member
Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Eileen Dowd Stukel, Member
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
John Davis, Member
Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.
Mike Canning, Member
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Drew Cushing, Member
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Penny Becker, Member
Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
David Zafft, Member
Wyoming Game and Fish Dept.
Angi Bruce, Member
Wyoming Game and Fish Dept.
Tom Kirschenmann, Member
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks