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Outdoors Unlimited was created as a publication by members, for members.

OWAA’s mission: improve the professional skills of our members, set the highest ethical and communications standards, encourage public enjoyment and conservation of natural resources and mentor the next generation of professional outdoor communicators.


  • Mark Taylor, Virginia


  • 1st Vice President: Bill Graham, Missouri
  • 2nd Vice President: Mark Freeman, Oregon
  • Secretary: Katie McKalip, Montana
  • Treasurer: Jack Ballard, Montana


  • Bruce Cochran, Kansas
  • Chris Hunt, Idaho
  • Tim Mead, North Carolina
  • Mary Nickum, Arizona
  • Brett Prettyman, Utah
  • Paul Queneau, Montana
  • Peter Schroeder, Washington
  • Jeff Williams, Arkansas
  • Randy Zellers, Arkansas


  • Attorney: William Jay Powell, Missouri
  • Historian: vacant
  • Medical: William W. Forgey, Indiana


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