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    The Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 Election Results
Date Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | All News

     
 
The Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 Election Results
The Pope and Young Club is proud to announce the results of the 2020 Board of Directors election. The Club would like to congratulate those individuals who were elected and
sincerely thank all members who stepped forward to serve on the Board of Directors.


Elected members to the P&Y board are as follows:
            Kurt Ebers (Missouri) elected as President
            Dallas Smith (Utah) elected to 1st Vice-President
            Ricky Krueger (Nebraska) re-elected to 2nd Vice-President
            Ken Rimer (Wisconsin) won a Directors seat
            John Gardner (Colorado) won a Directors seat

I am honored and humbled to be the next President of the P&Y Club and continue the Ebers legacy of P&Y board involvement which started with my father Harv Ebers nearly 60 years ago.  The Club has elected a board of directors with incredible knowledge and expertise in the business, nonprofit and conservation fields. Their expertise will serve us well as we address and tackle the numerous challenges nonprofit hunting/conservation organizations are facing today.” - Kurt Ebers

Newly appointed P&Y board seats are as follows:
           Treasurer – Brian Benyo (Ohio)
           Records Chair – Roy Grace (Arizona)
           Membership Chair – Augie Gray (Maryland)
           Conservation Chair – Neil Thagard (Washington)
           Secretary – Tom Vanasche (Oregon)

“I am honored to be selected as the appointee for the Chairman of the Pope & Young Club’s Conservation Committee. The future of our wildlife resources rely on voices from organizations like the Pope & Young Club, and its partners, to express support for policies that enable science-based wildlife management practices. The Pope & Young Club’s Conservation Committee is dedicated to ensuring that our wildlife populations remain sustainable for generations to come.” - Neil Thagard

You can meet P&Y’s new board members at the P&Y 2020 Convention held at the stunning Westfields Marriott, Washington Dulles in Chantilly, Virginia on March 26th - 28th. The P&Y convention is a celebration of bowhunting and North American big-game animals. All bowhunters are encouraged to join us and help us protect our shared bowhunting heritage.

To register for the 2020 P&Y Convention
For convention information, go to www.pope-young.org 
 
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