New Mexico Chapter: About

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Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge


Executive Board 2021-2022

President: Meaghan Conway,
President-Elect: Vacant
Past President: Brent Bibles
Secretary: Matt Haverland
Treasurer: Tony Opatz
Board Member: Leland Pierce
Board Member: Emily Sypolt
Board Member: Bryan Bird
Newsletter Editor: James Pitman

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History and Bylaws

NM Chapter Bylaws

NM Chapter Operations Manual

Board Members 2014

Board Members 2013


Awards & Scholarships

Please consider submitting an application for a Student Travel Grant Award (due 30 days prior to the JAM). See the Awards and Scholarships page for more information on this award.


Conservation Affairs Committee

Wildlife Issues can be brought to the attention of the New Mexico Chapter by contacting the Conservation Affairs Committee (CAC).  This committee creates a venue for streamlined communication, collaboration, and cooperation on policy matters important to wildlife professionals.  Wildlife professionals now have an effective method for bringing their valuable and crucial perspectives into the policy process, to the betterment of wildlife conservation.

The Committee is led by: 

Brian Hanson NM Chairman (

James Cain (

Ginny Seamster (

Mark Watson (

Quentin Hays (

Rachel Jankowitz (

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Resolutions and Statements

Wildlife Connectivity Letter: October 4, 2016

New Mexico SWAP Letter: August 22, 2016

Wolf Reintroduction Letter: November 21, 2015

Bear and Cougar Rule Letter: August 20, 2015

Support Letter – State and Tribal Grants: April 15, 2013