Committees

CWD Committee

MAFWA Committees and Appointed Representatives 2022-23

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

   Colleen Callahan (IL), President

  Vacant, First Vice President

   Amanda Wuestefeld (IN), Second Vice President

   Sara Parker Pauley (MO), Member

   Pete Hildreth (IA), Member

   Kendra Wecker (OH), Member

AUDIT COMMITTEE:

    Colleen Callahan (IL), Chair

    Kendra Wecker (OH), Member

    Amanda Wuestefeld (IN), Member

AWARDS COMMITTEE:

    Kendra Wecker (OH), Chair

    Christie Curley (ON), Member

    Pete Hildreth (IA), Member     

    Brian Clark (KY), Member

    Tim McCoy (NE), Member  

BYLAWS COMMITTEE:

     Sara Parker Pauley (MO), Chair

INVESTMENTS COMMITTEE:

     Dan Eichinger (MI), Chair

     Brad Loveless (KS), Member

     Dave Olfelt (MN), Member

     Roger Luebbert (MAFWA), Member               

RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE:

     Sara Parker Pauley (MO), Chair

     Brian Clark (KY), Member

     Brad Loveless (KS), Member   

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:

      Vacant (WI), Chair

      Kevin Robling (SD), Member

      Colleen Callahan (IL), Member

      Ollie Torgerson (MAFWA), Member

CONSERVATION FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

     MAFWA Executive Committee (see above)

     Dan Eichinger (MI), Member

            CEF/MFWC COMMITTEE:

                  Sara Parker Pauley (MO), Chair

                  Kendra Wecker (OH) Member

                  Tim McCoy (NE), Member

MIDWEST LANDSCAPE INITIATIVE:

      Sara Parker Pauley (MO), Co-Chair

      Tim McCoy (NE), Member

      John Rogner (IL), Member

      Pete Hildreth (IA), Member

      Amanda Wuestefeld (IN), Member

      Brad Loveless (KS), ExOfficio Member    

 

MAFWA Technical Working Committees (Director/Liaison)

 

Midwest Private Land Working Group 

   Jeb Willams, ND

Midwest Public Land Working Group

   Pete Hildreth, IA

Assn. Midwest F&G Law Enforcement Officers 

   Shannon Lott, MI

   Sara Parker Pauley, MO

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Midwest Deer & Wild Turkey Group

   Jason Sumners, MO

Midwest Furbearer Group

   Tim McCoy, NE

MAFWA Wildlife Diversity Committee

   Greg Link, ND

MAFWA Climate Change Committee

   Dan Eichinger, MI

MAFWA R3 and Relevancy Committee 

   Kevin Robling, SD

   MAFWA President

Feral Swine Ad Hoc Committee

   MAFWA President

CWD Ad Hoc Committee 

     Sara Parker Pauley, MO

      CWD_rpt.22

CSS/HD Committee

       Brian Clark, KY

Official MAFWA Representatives

AFWA Controlled Substance Task Force

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

AFWA Executive Committee:

  • Tim McCoy (NE)

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) 

Hunter Access 

  • Tom Kirschenmann (SD)
Monarch Joint Venture Steering Committee
  • Pete Hildreth (IA)

MSCGP Technical Review Expert 

  • Jennifer Wellman (IL)

National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative

  • Brad Loveless (KS)

National Cooperator’s Coalition

  • Ollie Torgerson (MAFWA)

National Fish and Wildlife Health Initiative

  • Tami Ryan (WI)
  • Jason Sumners (MO)

National Fish Habitat Board

  • Pat Rivers (MN)

National Grants Committee 

  • Kevin Robling (SD)

National White Nose Syndrome Executive Committee

  • Amanda Wuestefeld (IN)

Prairie City USA

  • Ollie Torgerson (MAFWA)

Reservoir Fish Habitat Partnership

  • Scott Hale (OH)

Southern Wings Technical Committee

  • Craig Thompson, (WI)

Wind Energy

  • Nathan Cummins (TNC)

SWAP Review Team

  • Dave Olfelt (MN)
  • Kendra Wecker (OH)

President’s Ad Hoc Committees

Feral Swine Committee

  • Terri Brunjes (KY), Chair

Jason Sumners (MO)

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