Public Affairs Committee

The Public Affairs Committee was established in 2020 by the President to be comprised of members from the Board as appointed by the President and affirmed by the Board. Formerly the Resource Information and Education Committee and the Legislative Committee. The committee’s approved Statement of Purpose:

“To share best practices and leverage the resource disciplines (Legislative Advocacy, Education, Public Relations, Marketing, etc) of members to better understand and develop recommendations on how to address wildlife conservation and related outdoor recreation public policy issues across the west.”

America’s Wildlife: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. North American Model of Wildlife Conservation.

Members List

Ty Gray, Chair
Arizona Game and Fish Dept.
Anne Ackroyd, Vice-Chair
Arizona Game and Fish Department
Ed Sanchez, Member
Arizona Game and Fish Dept.
Eddie Grasser, Member
Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
Maria Gladziszewski, Member
Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
Lisa Evans, Member
Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
Tony Kavalok, Member
Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
Kristen Romanoff, Member
Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
Jordan Traverso, Member
California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Lauren Truitt, Memer
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Jeff Ver Steeg, Member
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Sharon Kiefer, Member
Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
Ian Malepeai, Member
Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
Paul Kline, Member
Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
Ross Robins, Member
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
Mike Miller, Member
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
Greg Lemon, Member
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Kailey Taylor, Member
North Dakota Game and Fish Dept.
Marty Egeland, Member
North Dakota Game and Fish Dept.
Christy Firestone, Member
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Chris Vasey, Member
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
Tim McCoy, Member
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Nels Rodefeld, Member
Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation
Corey Jager, Member
Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation
Roger Fuhrman, Member
Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Murray Koob, Member
Saskatchewan, Fish and Wildlife Branch
Taniya Bethke, Member
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Jona Ohm, Member
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Kevin Robling, Member
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Tom Harvey, Member
Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.
Allison Winney, Member
Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.
David Eichler, Member
Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.
Robin Goodman, Member
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Robin Goodman, Member
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Carrie McCausland, Member
Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
Rebekah Fitzgerald, Member
Wyoming Game and Fish Dept.