Board of Directors

Alaska Region

Orville Huntington

Alaska Regional Director

Wildlife Biologist

Hope Roberts Upicksoun

Alaska Regional Director

Alaska Native Community Liaison/Captain of fishing vessel, Nikaitchuq

Great Lakes Region

Don Reiter

NAFWS PRESIDENT, Great Lakes Regional Director

Wildlife Biologist, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Conservation Department

Terry Metoxen

Great Lakes Regional Director

Game Warden, Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin

Great Plains Region

Jeff Kelly

Great Plains Regional Director

Director, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Game & Fish

Charles Wilkinson

Great Plains Regional Director

Game Warden, Three Affiliated Tribes Fish & Wildlife Division

Northeast Region

Dinalyn Spears

Northeast Regional Director

Community Planner, Natural Resources Narragansett Tribe

Benjamin Simpson

Northeast Regional Director

Wildlife Resource Manager, Penobscot Nation Department of Natural Resources.

Pacific Region

Ted Lamebull

Pacific Regional Director

Ret. Conservation Law Enforcement Officer, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

Donna Nez

Pacific Regional Director

Fisheries Technician, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Southeast Region

Position Vacant

Southeast Regional Director

Mike Lavoie

NAFWS Vice-President, Southeast Regional Director

Natural Resource Manager, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Southwest Region

Elveda Martinez

Southwest Regional Director

Water Resource Coordinator, Walker River Paiute Tribe

Darren Talayumptewa

NAFWS Secretary & Treasurer, Southwest Regional Director

Program Manager, Hopi Tribe Wildlife & Ecosystems Management Program


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