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The Wildlife Society
TWS State Affiliate



Annually reviews the financial records and supporting documents of the Treasurer. (Chuck Blair)


Seeks and evaluates nominations for the Charles E. Harris Professional Wildlifer Award and the Special Recognition Award. (Chair: Paul Makela, Jim White, Ryan Long, and Jen Forbey)

Conservation Affairs

Reviews legislative proposals, administrative regulations, environmental assessments and impact statements, and other subjects or issues affecting wildlife or wildlife habitat within the organizational area of the Chapter and recommends action that should be taken by the Idaho Chapter. Participates in the TWS Conservation Affairs Network on regional and national conservation issues. (Chair: Robert Magill, Rob Cavallaro, Krista Muller, and Carrie Hugo)

Education and Outreach

Seeks and employs methods of informing the public basic wildlife management concepts and of Chapter and Society activities and interests. Responds to the interests of the membership in being involved in wildlife education. (Chair: Alana Jensen)


Plans and coordinates the annual meeting fundraising activities, including reaching out to members and local businesses for donations. (Need a Chair for this committee, Deniz Aygen, Sandy Vistine-Amdor, and Colleen Moulton)


Solicits and reviews grant applications and recommends recipients and funding levels to the ICTWS Board. (Chair: Toni Holthuijzen, Sandy Vistine-Amdor, Laura Wolf, Jericho Whiting)


Encourages qualified persons to become members of The Wildlife Society, the Northwest Section, and the Idaho Chapter. Receives nominations and recommends approval of individuals seeking Other Member status in the Chapter. (Toni Holthuijzen, Katie Powell, and Lisa Nutt)

Nominating and Elections

Prepares a slate of two candidates for each of the elective positions: Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer from the Chapter voting membership. (Chair: Curtis Hendricks, Jim Teare, Shane Roberts)

Paper/Poster Judging


Arranges programs of all regular and annual meetings and provides the President with a proposed agenda for the Annual Meeting. (Anna Owsiak)


Solicits, reviews, and awards scholarship applications for undergraduate and graduate students. (Chair: Jon Dudley, Sylvia Copeland, Ross Winton, Tricia Hebdon)


Seeks sponsorship donations to support the Chapter's annual meeting. (Chair: Gregg Servheen)

Student Affairs

Identifies opportunities to further engage wildlife students in the Chapter as well as at the annual meeting. Plans student activities to facilitate student interactions with professionals and development of professional skills. (Chair: Katey Huggler, Zoe Tinkle, Janet Rachlow, Jericho Whiting, Sara Dorman)

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PDF 2012 Financial Summary
PDF 2013 Financial Summary
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