Board of Directors


Fontenelle Nature Association
Dennis Merkel
Merica Whitehall

History Nebraska
Trisha Nelson
John Rissetto

Lower Platte North NRD
John Hannah
Bob Heimann
Nancy Meyer

Lower Platte South NRD
Dan Schulz
Paul Zillig

National Park Service*
Steve Thede

Nebraska Audubon Society
Joe Francis (Secretary)
Glenn Pollock
Ross Scott

Nebraska Big Game Society
Justin Hertzel
Jon Thomas

Nebraska Cattlemen
Warren Arganbright
Jessica Herrmann
Todd McWha

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Jim Douglas
Tim McCoy


Nebraska Sportsmen’s Foundation
Scott Smathers

Nebraska Wildlife Federation
J.J. Johnson
Dave Koukol (Secretary)

Niobrara Council
Brad Arrowsmith

Papio-Missouri River NRD
Jim Becic

Platte River Basin Environments*
Hod Kosman

Sandhills Cattle Association
Carl Simmons

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service*
Kenny Dinan
Robert Harms
Eliza Hines

At-large Members
Glenn Johnson (Chair)
Michael Linder (Vice Chair)
Sara Radil
Neal Ratzlaff
Michael Siedschlag
Katie Zulkoski


Executive Director*
Dave Sands 

*Advisory, non-voting members
March 2019