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Welcome new members and supporters Dec. 21, 2016 – Jan. 5, 2017

January 5, 2017 Association Update


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New Members

  • Jason Houser, 1510 IL Rte. 121, Greenup, IL 62428. (H) 217-218-1505,, Fulltime freelance outdoor writer with more than 600 published articles. Host of “Wicked Wild Outdoors TV” on the Hunt Channel. Author of two trapping books. (Lotte) Skills: BCTW; Subject Matter: ACFIT; Sections: MV. Approved for Active membership; sponsored by Jill Rohrbach.
  •  Jacob Lutes, 4531 Faraon St., Apt. 6, St. Joseph, MO 64506. (H) 816-752-0823, (C) 816-752-0823, Full-time staff for Missouri Western State University and a part-time student working on a degree in recreation sports management. Has his own photography business and has sold photography to MWSU campus life and athletics. A recent photo was also used as an NFL draft photo in 2016. Skills: SV; Subject Matter: ACDEFGJKLMNOPQSTU; Sections: CP. Approved for Student membership; sponsored by Linda Oakleaf.
  • Randy Zuniga, 8708 Jefferson Ave., La Mesa, CA 91941. (C) 619-245-5234, Writer with several articles published this year in UltraRunning Magazine and Seattle Backpacker. Skills: OW; Subject Matter: GL; Sections: MN. Approved for Active membership; sponsored by Kris Millgate.

Reinstated Members

  • Pat D. Murray, (Active) 6919 Port West Dr., Ste. 100, Houston, TX 77024. (W) 713-626-4222, (P.J.)

Reinstated Supporting Groups, Agencies and Businesses

  • Daiwa Corporation, P.O. Box 6600, Cypress, CA 90630. Contact: Curt Arakawa, marketing manager. (W) 562-375-6800, (F) 800-653-2492,, World’s largest rod and reel manufacturer. Comprehensive lineup of species-specific tackle for quarry from bluegill to offshore big game.
  • Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, 460 Peterson Rd., Grand Rapids, MN 55744. Contact: Craig Engwall, executive director. (W) 218-327-1103, (Toll Free) 800-450-3337, MN Only, (F) 218-327-1347,, Nonprofit conservation and wildlife organization. The united voice of the Minnesota deer hunter, MDHA is dedicated to achieving the best possible deer herd and promoting quality deer hunting. Quarterly magazine, Whitetales, sent January, April, July and October.
  • Wild Sheep Foundation, 1285 Sheridan Ave. Ste. 260, Cody, WY 82414. Contact: Gray Thornton, president and CEO. (W) 307-527-6261, (F) 307-527-7117,, Promotes international wildlife conservation and hunters’ rights, using wild sheep as its flagship species.
  • Yamaha Marine, 1270 Chastain Rd., Kennesaw, GA 30144. Contact: Martin Peters, communication manager. (W) 770-420-5829, (F) 770-420-6165,, Manufactures and distributes outboard motors, 2-hp through 300-hp models, including four-stroke, high-pressure, direct-injection models and jet drive outboards, accessories and rigging components. Century fishing boats, Skeeter boats. Direct consumer inquiries to Yamaha Marine, 800-88-YAMAHA. 


Operating Fund

  • Eugene Hester
  • Gail A. Jokerst
  • Chris Madson
  • Del Stephens

John Madson Fellowship Fund

  • Chris Madson
  • Luann Sewell Waters

Bodie McDowell Scholarship Fund

  • Christine Peterson
  • Luann Sewell Waters


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