RGS Board of Directors


Meet the volunteers who serve on the national RGS Board of Directors.

 

OFFICERS

 

David Moore
David Moore
Chair

 

 


George S. Rich

Vice Chair

 

Tracy Larsen
Tracy T. Larsen
Secretary

Brian W. Smith
Treasurer

 


Terry Wilson
Immediate Past Chair

 


 

DIRECTORS

 

 

Bruce Bennett
Bruce Bennett

 

 

Jamie Byers
Joseph M. Byers, Jr.

 

 


Seth Dizard

 

 


William "Bill" V. Krazinski, Jr.

 


David Kuritzky

W. Stephen Maritz

 

 
Shane T. Mengel

 

 

 
Julie Sandstrom-Hitchcox

 

 


Roy Smith 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECENT FORMER DIRECTORS

 

 

 

Gaylen J. Byker
Gaylen J. Byker
Served Winter 1995 to Winter 2018
Thank you, Gaylen!

 

 

 


Leon "Joe" Chandler
Served Winter 2007 to Winter 2018
Thank you, Joe!

 

 


Bruce Ogle
Served Winter 2005 to Winter 2011
Thank you, Bruce!

 


John C. Oliver
Served Summer 2008 to Summer 2014
Thank you, John!

 


Jim Hayett
Served Summer 2007 to Summer 2016
Thank you, Jim!

 


Scotty Searle
Served Winter 2000 to Winter 2011
Thank you, Scotty!

 


James H. Oliver
Thank you, Jim!

 


Denis S. Karnosky
Served Summer 2003 to June 2012
Thank you, Denis!

 


D. Wayne Jacobson, Jr.
Thank you, Wayne!

 

 


Edwin H. Gott, Jr.
Served Summer 1996 to June 2011
Thank you, Ed!

 

Mission Statement

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

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