Executive Staff

Dr. Scott Petrie – Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Frank C. Rohwer – President and Chief Scientist
Jason Tharpe – Chief Operating Officer
Tim Beckler – Vice President of Administration and Finance
Joel Brice – Vice President of Waterfowl & Hunter Recruitment Programs
John Devney – Vice President of U.S. Policy
Alex Heiser – Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Membership
Jeffrey Howell – Vice President of Development, Individual/Major Gifts
John Davis – Vice President of Development, Corporations and Foundations

Program Staff

Jim Fisher – Director of Conservation Policy
Matt Chouinard – Senior Waterfowl Programs Manager
Mike Buxton – Waterfowl Programs Manager

Administrative Staff – United States Office

Karol Jablonski – Senior Director of Human Resources
Stephanie Thompson – Administrative Assistant

Development Staff

Scott McGuigan – Development Director
Janice Presley – Development Director
Lori Schacher – Donor Relations Manager

Media & Communications

Paul Wait – Editor/Publisher
Kyle Wintersteen – Managing Editor
Fred Greenslade – Senior Photographer
Carrie Lapka – Art Director

Marketing & Membership

Bryce Seefeldt – Corporate Partnership Director
Stacy Pollestad – Project Management and Membership Director
Ashley Praus – Website and Social Media Manager
Julie Lagro – Membership Data Specialist


Lisa Lawrence – Director of Events Fundraising
Lacee Dutchak – Events Coordinator
Maria Kincaid – Events Coordinator
Cher Gottfredsen – Event Coordinator – Canada
Nicole Anderson – Fulfillment Specialist

Regional Directors

Chris Williams – Senior Regional Director – VA, NC, SC, GA, South MD, FL
Bryan Leach – Senior Regional Director – LA, Southern MS
Scott Terning – Senior Regional Director – ND, SD, MT, WY, CO, AK and outlying states
Terry Thomas – IL, IN, MI
Jason Douglas – TX, AZ, NM
Scot Marcin – KY, TN
Nic Hampton – IA, NE
Matt Kneisley – North MD, DE, PA, NJ, NY, Northeast Atlantic
Garrett Trentham – KS, MO
Derron Wahlen – MN, WI
Cooper Huff – MS, AL, FL panhandle
Levi Daniel – AR, OK
Dave Bishop – ON
Eric Webb – OH, MI
Emily Lamb – AB, SK, MB