Committees

MAFWA Committees and Appointed Representatives 2019-20

Executive Committee

  • Kelly Hepler (SD), President
  • Scott Loomans (WI), First Vice President
  • Colleen Callahan (IL), Second Vice President
  • Sara Parker Pauley (MO), Member
  • Dale Garner (IA), Member
  • Kendra Wecker (OH), Member

Audit Committee

  • Scott Loomans, (WI), Chair
  • Dale Garner (IA), Member
  • Kendra Wecker (OH), Member

Awards Committee

  • Terry Steinwand (ND), Chair
  • Kendra Wecker (OH), Member
  • Dale Garner (IA), Member
  • Jim Douglas (NE), Member
  • Karen Waldrop (KY), Member

Bylaws Committee

  • Sara Parker Pauley (MO), Chair

Investments Committee

  • Jim Douglas (NE), Chair
  • Brad Loveless (KS), Member
  • Dan Eichinger (MI), Member
  • Roger Luebbert (MAFWA), Member

National Conservation Needs Committee

  • Jim Douglas (NE), Chair
  • Kelly Hepler (SD), Member
  • Dale Garner (IA), Member

Resoloutions Committee

  • Sara Parker Pauley (MO), Chair
  • Karen Waldrop (KY), Member
  • Brad Loveless (KS), Member

Program Committee

  • Kelly Hepler (SD), Chair
  • Scott Loomans (WI), Member
  • Kendra Wecker (OH), Member
  • Ollie Torgerson (MAFWA)

Conservation Fund Board

  • MAFWA Executive Committee (see above)
  • Jim Douglas (NE), Member

MAFWA Technical Working Committees

Midwest Private Lands Working Group

  • Terry Steinwand, ND

MAFWA Public Lands Working Group

  • Terry Steinwand, ND

Midwest Legal Committee

  • Sara Parker Pauley, MO

Assn. Midwest F&G Law Enforcement Officers A

  • Shannon Hanna, MI

Midwest Wildlife and Fish Health Committee

  • Dale Garner, IA

Midwest Deer & Wild Turkey Group

  • Dale Garner, IA

Midwest Furbearer Group

  • Kelly Hepler, SD

MAFWA Wildlife Action Plan Working Group

  • Greg Link, ND

MAFWA Climate Change Committee

  • Dan EichingerR, MI

MAFWA Hunter & Angler Recruitment & Retention

  • Scott Loomans, WI

National Conservation Needs (NCN) Committee

  • MAFWA President

Midwest CITES

  • MAFWA President

Midwest Feral Swine

  • MAFWA President

Official MAFWA Representatives

AFWA Controlled Substance Task Force

  • Lindsey Long (WI)
  • Tom DeLiberto (APHIS-WS) AFWA

Farm Bill Working Group

  • Greg Hoch (MN)
  • Michael Parker (MI)

AFWA Science and Research Committee

  • Gary Whelan (MI)
  • Jason Sumners (MO)

Shooting Sports Roundtable

  • Amanda Wuestefeld (IN)

CITES

  • Carolyn Caldwell (OH)

ESA Joint Task Force

  • Sara Parker Pauley (MO)

Federal Budget

  • Colleen Callahan (IL)

Federal Aid Joint Task Force

  • Jim Douglas (NE)

Hunter Access

  • Tom Kirschenmann (SD)

Monarch Joint Venture Steering Committee

  • Jim Douglas (NE)

National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative

  • Jim Douglas (NE)

National Cooperator’s Coalition

  • Ollie Torgerson (MAFWA)

National Fish and Wildlife Health Initiative

  • Dale Garner (IA)

National Fish Habitat Board

  • Doug Nygren (KS)

National Grants Committee

  • Dale Garner (IA)

National White Nose Syndrome Executive Committee

  • Amanda Wuestefeld (IN)

Reservoir Fish Habitat Partnership

  • Doug Nygren (KS)

Southern Wings Technical Committee

  • Craig Thompson, (WI)

Wind Energy

  • Rob Manes (TNC)

President’s Ad Hoc Committees

Feral Swine Committee

  • Steve Backs (IN), Chair

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