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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.


  • Paul Queneau, Montana


  • 1st Vice President: Tim Mead, North Carolina
  • 2nd Vice President: Pat Wray, Oregon
  • Secretary: Colleen Miniuk-Sperry, Arizona
  • Treasurer: Tom Sadler, Virginia


  • Bob Ford, Pennsylvania
  • Ruth Hoyt, Texas
  • Ken Keffer, Iowa
  • John Kruse, Washington
  • Karen Loke, Texas
  • Shawn Perich, Minnesota
  • Christine Peterson, Wyoming
  • Ann Simpson, Virginia
  • Danielle Taylor, Pennsylvania


  • Attorney: William Jay Powell, Missouri
  • Medical: William W. Forgey, Indiana
  • Supporter Liaison: Katie McKalip, Montana


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Publications Editor: Kelsey Dayton

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