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eventually have a State Representative to each CMPS State Chapter and that Representative will be
listed here with our Officers.

Past-President (2022-2023) Duties
Shelly Deisch, M. S., CWB® (she/her)
CMPS State: Recently moved from South Dakota and now located in Washington
TWS Memberships: TWS, Sections of TWS include CMPS, NCS, and NWS. State Chapters of TWS include SD (Life Member), ND, NE, KS, CO, UT, WY, and WA
TWS Working Groups: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Awareness; Rangeland and Wildlife; and Fish and Wildlife Habitats in Managed Forests
TWS Occasional Duties Upon TWS Request: National awards selection committees (2022-2023), Review of policy and position statements, assist with responses to federal NEPA proposals, and an alleged ethics investigation.Email: past-president<at>cmps-tws<dot>org
Vice-President (2022-2024) Duties
Dr. Embere Hall, M.S., Ph.D.

CMPS State: Wyoming
CMPS Representative: to The Wyoming Chapter of TWS
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, The WY Chapter of TWS
TWS Working Group: Nutritional Ecology
Ferrero_Stephanie President (2022-2024) Duties
Stephanie Ferrero, M.S., CWB®

CMPS State: Kansas
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS. State Chapters of TWS include CO, KS, NE, SD, ND, WY, and UT
TWS Working Groups: College and Education Working Group

Email: president<at>cmps-tws<dot>org

Secretary/Treasurer (2022-2024) Duties
Mel Nenneman, M.S.CMPS State: Nebraska
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, NE Chapter of TWS
TWS Working Group: Ding Darling Memorial Award committee

Members At-large (2-year terms): Duties

Elisabeth Tiege, M.S. (2022-2024) (she/her)

CMPS State: Colorado

TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, State Chapters of TWS include CO and KS

TWS Working Group: Early Career Professional

Daly Edmunds, M.S. (2022-2024)
Audubon Rockies (WY, CO, UT)CMPS States: Colorado, Wyoming, Utah
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, State Chapters of TWS include CO and WY
TWS Working Group: Representative to CAN-CAC (see below)
Heidi Plank, M.S. (2021-2023)
Grand Valley Ranger District
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National ForestsCMPS State: Colorado
CMPS Representative to The Utah Chapter of TWS
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, The Colorado Chapter of TWS
Carl Bowden (2021-2023)

CMPS State: Kansas
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, The Kansas Chapter of TWS
CMPS Chair: Elections Committee

Representative to TWS Council (2020-2023)

Andrea Orabona, M.S., CWB® (she/her) Duties

Retired Wyoming Game and Fish Department
CMPS State: Wyoming
Email: aorabona@cmps-tws.org


Committees

Newsletter Editor

AFremgenWithMerlin Aleshia Rummel, M.S., AWB®
Wildlife Biologist/ District Conservation Technician
Gunnison Conservation DistrictCMPS State: Colorado
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, and The CO Chapter of TWS. Formerly a member of the student chapter of Western State College and University of Missouri. Formerly member of The WY Chapter of TWS

CMPS State Representatives to State Chapters of TWS

North Dakota Chapter of TWS

Rick Warhurst, M.S. (2022+)

CMPS State: North Dakota
TWS Memberships and Activities: TWS member since 1971; Member of TWS, CMPS and Life Member of the ND Chapter of TWS (NDCTWS). Served two terms on the NDCTWS Executive Board, President-Elect 2017, President 2018, and Past-President 2019.
TWS Working Groups: Wetlands Working Group and Habitat Restoration Working Group

Wyoming Chapter of TWS

Dr. Embere Hall, M.S., Ph.D.

CMPS State: Wyoming
CMPS Representative: to The Wyoming Chapter of TWS
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, The WY Chapter of TWS
TWS Working Group: Nutritional Ecology
Colorado Chapter of TWS

Mindy Rice

Utah Chapter of TWS

Heidi Plank

Grand Valley Ranger District
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests

CMPS State: Colorado
CMPS Representative to The Utah Chapter of TWS
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, The Colorado Chapter of TWS

South Dakota Chapter of TWS

Brady Neiles

Kansas Chapter of TWS

Dr. Adam Ahlers

Nebraska Chapter of TWS

Pending


Representative to TWS Certification Review Board (2021-2023; 1st term)

Dr. David Haukos, M.S., Ph.D., CWB® 

Link to Policies and Procedures Manual for Certification

CMPS State: Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Kansas State University
TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, State Chapters of TWS include KS and TX
TWS Working Group: College and University Education Working Group

Email: dhaukos<at>ksu<dot>edu


Representative to Conservation Affairs Network (CAN) and Committee (CAC) (2022+)

Daly Edmunds, M.S. 

Link to CAN Policy Toolkit


Audubon Rockies (WY, CO, UT)CMPS States: Colorado, Wyoming, Utah

TWS Memberships: TWS, CMPS, State Chapters of TWS include CO and WY
TWS Working Group: Representative to CAN-CAC (see below)