Partnership Council Members

Non-Government Organizations
The Longleaf Alliance Robert Abernethy
The Nature Conservancy Troy Ettel (Past Chair)
National Wild Turkey Federation Lynn Lewis-Weiss
Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center Kevin McIntyre
Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy Greg Seamon
The Conservation Fund Andrew Schock (Chair-Elect)
National Wildlife Federation Tiffany Williams Woods
American Forest Foundation Chris Erwin
The Trust for Public Land Stacey Shankle
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative Steve Chapman
National Association of Conservation Districts Charles Holmes
Federation of Southern Cooperatives Susan Bambo
State Agencies
Southern Group of State Foresters Bonnie Stine
Southern Group of State Foresters Hank McKinley
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Gordon Myers
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Gary Burger
Federal Agencies
USDA Farm Service Agency* (Ex-Officio Advisory Member due to the agency’s administration of the CRP) David Hoge
USDA Forest Service Ken Arney
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service James E. Tillman, Sr.
USDI Fish and Wildlife Service Aaron Valenta
Department of Defense Ryan Orndorff
State Coordination Teams, Local Implementation Team & Other Collaborative Efforts
Local Implementation Team Consul Ryan Bollinger
East Gulf Coastal Plain Joint Venture Catherine Rideout
Texas Longleaf Implementation Team Kent Evans
Apalachicola Regional Stewardship Alliance Brian Pelc bpelc@TNC.ORG
Private Industry
International Forest Company Chris Johnston
Larson & McGowin, Inc Barrett McCall
Campbell Global Brian Gowin
USFS Southern Research Station James M. Guldin (Chair)
University of Florida Eric Jokela
State Extension Dr. Becky Barlow
Private Lands
Private Landowner Scott Jones
Prescribed Fire Representative
Prescribed Fire Bob Bale