A native of Georgia, Dan received both his. B.S. and M.S. degrees in wildlife biology from the University of Georgia. He is a certified wildlife biologist and retired from the Georgia DNR’s Wildlife Resources Division serving the last 12 years as Director. Dan currently works as the Vice President and Chief Conservation Officer for the Archery Trade Association (ATA) where he manages their government relations and conservation agenda. Dan has served in many leadership roles at the regional and national level including president of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies and is a sitting Board Member for the National Deer Association, Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever, and the Council to Advance Hunting and Shooting Sports.
Dan is an avid, lifelong hunter and currently lives in Social Circle, GA with his wife Jennifer, two children, and their Brittany Spaniel Millie.
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About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 638 scholarships totaling $2.77 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $4 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat, and various conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.