Who We Are
The Council is made up of 9 members representing various interests throughout Colorado.
- Two represent the hunting and fishing public east of the continental divide.
- Two represent the hunting and fishing public west of the continental divide.
- One represents the agriculture and livestock industry.
- Another represents municipalities while the seventh represents counties(Both must be from communities impacted by hunting and fishing recreation and revenues.)
- The eighth member is a media/marketing expert.
- The final member represents the Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
HB 1409 specified that the Council write a formal action plan that outlines the objectives of the Council and lists the types of information that they felt necessary to communicate to the public. That plan is public information and available through the Colorado Parks Wildlife.
Meet the Members
East Slope Hunter Representative
Bob moved from Michigan in 1964 and lives in Loveland, Colorado. As both a hunter and fisherman, he enjoys upland, waterfowl and big game hunting as well as ice, spin and fly-fishing. Bob also, takes part in youth competitive sports, coaching and mentoring outdoor activities.
He is the Cofounder and Executive Director of Colorado Youth Outdoors, whose mission is to build healthy relationships between youth and parents through outdoor activities. Bob is passionate about sharing and introducing people to the outdoors opportunities that our state offers.
West Slope Anglers Representative
Brian moved to Colorado from Albuquerque, NM and currently lives in Grand Junction. He enjoys the outdoors of the Western Slope by hunting and fishing as well as camping and hiking.
He currently owns Dynamic Lures, which revolutionized fishing and outdoor equipment by making more user-friendly and innovative fishing lures and tackle. Brian uses his marketing degree to promote fishing and outdoors throughout Colorado, of which he is a big supporter.
Chairman and Marketing Representative
Chris moved to Colorado from Oregon in 2001 and lives in Brighton. As a longtime outdoorsman, he enjoys every kind of fishing in any kind of place. He also likes camping, hiking, and other related outdoor activities. Chris has currently caught fish in 28 states and ultimately wants all 50 states and in every county.
He is the Marketing and Product Director for Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle. Chris also has an extensive background in print, TV, sponsorship, and grassroots advertising related to the outdoor industry.
Agriculture Representative and Vice Chairman
Josh was born and raised in eastern Colorado and lives in Stratton. He loves to hunt Pheasants, Doves, Antelope and Deer. He also enjoys fishing and camping.
He is the owner and operator of Kirk Locker and Meat Processing in Kirk, Colorado and with the rest of his time he works part-time as the towns Marshal and as a volunteer firefighter. Josh is also, the State President of Colorado Pheasants Forever and Vice President of the Local Chapter, Stratton Alumni Association.
Terry has lived in Colorado for more than 47 years. He is a hunter and fisherman — big game, small game, birds, river fishing, lake fishing and ice fishing for both cold and warm water species. His other interests include hiking, river rafting and cycling. Terry has ridden in twelve Ride The Rockies bike tours.
He works with the Craig Chamber of Commerce, as their Sportsman Information Officer, providing hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreational info for people who want to spend time outside in NW Colorado.
East Slope Angler Representative
Tim grew up fly-fishing in Colorado and was a fly fishing guide and ski instructor in Vail. He also, developed the Teva Mountain Games Fly Fishing Event, and the fly-fishing report on KZRY.
After moving to Denver he got involved with Denver Trout Unlimited and helped create and manage the South Platte Pro-Am Carp Slam, which lead to the revitalization of the urban South Platte downtown. As V.P. of Sales and Marketing at FishExplorer.com he helped them become the premier resource for fishing information in Colorado, Texas and Florida. Currently he is with a new company called iGuide Pro, an iPhone app built to help people find fishing spots as well as a Property Manager in the Denver area.
West Slope Hunter Representative
Tom, a native Coloradoan, originally from Denver and now lives Grand Junction is an avid outdoorsman. He likes to hunt big game, fish, ride mountain bikes and ATV’s. But, one of his favorite pastimes is to get above the mountains and fly his airplane.
He is currently retired, but is an active member promoting Colorado and other outdoor activities on The Great Outdoors Colorado Board. Tom also holds a chair on The Western Colorado Conservation Forum as well as the Wildlife Council.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Representative and Treasurer
Windi lives in Frederick, Colorado and her outdoor interests include: fishing, hunting, horseback riding and hiking.
She began her career with Colorado Parks and Wildlife in 2003 as the District Wildlife Manager in Longmont. Currently, Windi is the Education Section Manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife and is responsible for managing outreach efforts designed to introduce kids and families to hunting, fishing and the outdoors.