1000

Thank you to the following individuals who are leading by example to preserve the heritage of TWS and create a brighter future that ensures that TWS is THE voice of wildlife science, management and conservation for generations to come. Members of The 1000 are listed below based on their total contributions to the initiative to date.

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The 1000

By accumulated donations to date
* Charter Member

$130,000+Alan & Jan Wentz*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
$41,000+ Dan & Christine Decker*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
$25,000+Rich Guenzel*  $17,000+Cliff Bampton* $15,000+Nova Silvy*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
$14,000+Jim Miller*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
$13,000+Wayne Melquist Wayne Melquist* $11,000+Darren Miller*
Past President
TWS Fellow
$11,000+Jim RamakkaJim Ramakka*
TWS Fellow
$11,000+Ed Thompson*
Former TWS Chief Executive Officer
$11,000+ Gary White*
Past President
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member

$10,000+

William Andelt Kevin Hurley*
TWS Fellow
Life Member
Marti Kie*
TWS Fellow
Shasta Wildlife Conservation Foundation*

$7,000+

Robin Fields Robin Fields* Barbara HillBarb Hill
TWS Fellow
Darrigan’s Creek Fund* Karl Martin
TWS Fellow
Marshall White*
Distinguished Service Award

$6,000+

Bruce Leopold*
TWS Fellow
Diversity Award
Past President
Dan Stinnett*

$5,000+

Mark Boyce*
TWS Fellow
Bob Brown*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Ron Johnson Jean O’Neil* Felicia RicciFelicia Ricci
Bruce ThompsonBruce Thompson*
Past President
TWS Fellow

$4,000+

James E. Cardoza Jim Cardoza*
TWS Fellow
Randy Devendorf* Wini Kessler*
Aldo Leopold Award
Past President
TWS Fellow
Special Recognition Service Award
Evie Merrill*
TWS Fellow
Special Recognition Service Award
Rollie Sparrowe*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President

$3,000+

TWS Fellow

Collins Cochran Collins Cochran* HartJohn H. Hart* Jon Haufler*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Steve Havera*
TWS Fellow
Bob Lanka*
TWS Fellow
Jim McDonough Award
President-elect
Head Shot Coming SoonJerry Longcore Phil Mastrangelo* Wayne RegelinWayne Regelin* Tom Ryder*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Honorary Member
Jim McDonough Award
Ken Williams*
Former TWS Chief Executive Officer
Joe Vaillancourt*

$2,000+

TWS Fellow
TWS Fellow
Lowell Adams* Reginald Barrett Reg Barrett* Head Shot Coming Soon Ted Bookhout*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Arnold Brunell* Joe Burns*
Sue Haseltine* David Heft* Ellie Horwitz* Susan Jewell Jerry Kobriger*
Kevin Kritz* Bob Lanka*
TWS Fellow
Jim McDonough Award
Vice President
Susan Mackenzie John McDonald*
Past President
Carl Mitchell*
John Organ*
TWS Fellow
Aldo Leopold Award
Past President
David Patton* Gary Potts Gary Potts*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Cheryl SchmidtCheryl Schmidt* Misty Sumner*
Dan Svedarsky*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Ollie Torgerson*
TWS Fellow
Jeff Wallin Milt Weller Bob Wood*
Don Yasuda*
TWS Fellow
President

$1,000+

Ed Arnett
TWS Chief Executive Officer
TWS Fellow
Theodore Bailey Edward Bangs
Special Recognition Service Award
Syd Barber Penny Bartnicki*
Rick Baydack*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Excellence in Wildlife Education Award
Marc-Andre Beaucher William Berg Jon Bergquist* Richard Bishop*
John Bissonette*
TWS Fellow
Lytle Blankenship*
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
Distinguished Service Award
Ken Burnham* David Capen Jack Capp*
Lu Carbyn*
Distinguished Service Award
Len Carpenter*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Frances Cassirer Joe Caudell* John Cox*
Bill Crawford*
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
Special Recognition Service Award
CrossleyAlan Crossley*
TWS Fellow
Charlie CushwaCharlie Cushwa Stephen DeStefano*
TWS Fellow
Duane Diefenbach*
Richard Dolbeer* David Evenson* Tom Franklin*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Erik Fritzell
Past President
TWS Fellow
Robert GoodingRobert Gooding*
Thomas Gorman Timothy Green* Win Green F. Robert Henderson* Laura Hill*
Mimi Hogan Maurice Hornocker* Joseph Hummer* David Jessup Doug Johnson*
Dale Jones Dale Jones*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Special Recognition Service Award
Michael Kennedy Junior Kerns Fred Kinard, Jr.*
TWS Fellow
Erwin Klaas
Stanley Kohn John Koprowski*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Paul Krausman*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
Terry Kreeger
Honorary Member
Howard Lewis*
David Linderud* John Loegering
TWS Fellow
Jack Lyon* Chester Martin*
Jay N. “Ding” Darling Memorial Award for Wildlife Stewardship Through Art
Marilyn Mause*
Dave Mech*
Aldo Leopold Award
Honorary Member
Mike Mengak John Moriarty*
Jim McDonough Award
James MullenJim Mullen* Joel Okula
Jim Peek* Richard Pillmore* Roger Post* Gene Rhodes Art Rodgers*
TWS Fellow
Vice President
Jon Rodiek* Bill Rudd* Denise Ruffino Reed SandersonReed Sanderson*
TWS Fellow
Mike Scott*
Don Shaff Chuck ShivelyChuck Shively* ShoesmithMerlin Shoesmith
TWS Fellow
Jim McDonough Award
John Sidle Susan Skagen
Thomas Spalding Dale Strickland John Tautin, Jr.* David Trauger Heidi TillquistHeidi Tillquist*
Lelia VaughanLelia Vaughan* Justin Vreeland* Jim Wakeley* Lisette Waits Christy Wyckoff

$750 – $999

Harriet Allen* • David Anderson • John Cornelius* • Louis & Christine Green • Kris Godwin • Paul Johansen* • Howard Lewis* • Leonard McDaniel* • Carl Mitchell* • Tom Nigus* • Colleen Olfenbuttel* • David Putnam* • Ugo Russino • Tanya Shenk • Gene Stout • Bill Vodehnal* • Stephen Webb* • Carl Wolfe, Jr.* • Mariko Yamasaki

* Charter Member


$500 – $749

Don Althoff • Douglas Barnum • Gordon Batcheller • William Berg • Terry Bowyer • Lynn Braband • Carol Chambers • Mike Conner • Peter Dalby* • Randy DeYoung • Alex Dohman • Cal DuBrock • Mary Eva • Dave Gilbert* • Kathy Granillo • Bill Healy* • Grant Hilderbrand • Deborah Holle • Scott Hygnstrom • Matt Ihnken • Harry Jacobson* • Edward Kautz • Marcella Kelly • Dave Klein* • Frederick Knowlton • John Lanier* • Mark Lindvall • Joe Lowe* • Jenn Malpass • Terry Mansfield* • Les Marcum* • Erin McCance* • Gwyn McKee • Blake Murden* • David Nilson* • William Noble • Andrea Orabona • Summer Pardo* • James Parkhurst • John Patrick • Joanna Prukop • Frank Quamen • Gary Roloff • Mary Rowland • Nancy Sasavage* • Peggy Sauer* • Tice Supplee • Richard Thompson • Dana Varner • David Walter* • Rick Warhurst* • Bradford Williams* • Ken Wilson* • Kevin Woods* 

* Charter Member


$250 – $499

Layne Adams • Mike Albee • Wendy Arjo • Don Armentrout • Gerry Atwell* •  Jerry Brabander* • Carl Betsill* • Larry Bidlake* • Chad Bishop* • Donald A. Blood • Marc Bosch • Scott Brainerd • Margaret Brittingham* • Charlie Bruce • Roger Bumstead* • Christine Bunck • Louisa Campbell • Michael Cartwright* • Tom Christiansen • Hew Crawford, Jr.* • Richard Curnow • Kelly Douglass •  Robert Fala • Lester Flake* • Jeffrey Follett • Alan Franklin • Dave Freddy • Eric Gese • Daniel & Lakshmi Gordon • Peter Gradoni • Jim Greer* • David Hamel • Quentin Hays • Pete Heard* • John Hechtel • Jennifer Higbie • Conrad Hillman* • Jessica Homyack • Curtis Hopkins* • Bob Klaver • Sonja Leverkus* • Victoria Makar • James March* • Wayne Marion • Rex Marsh* • Heather Mathewson • Joshua Millspaugh • Pamela Moore • Chris Moorman • Alen Mosley* • Jim Nelson* • Jim Nichols • Ben Olsen* • Jacqueline Olson • David Otis • Clint Perkins • Carol Pollio • Jodie Provost • Terry Riley* • Eric Rominger •  Brent Rudolph* • Greg Schenbeck • John Schoen* • Sara Schweitzer* • Julia Smith • Kent Smith • James Sprague • Cara Staab • Thomas Strange • Ron Thompson • Bruce Trindle* • John Tull* • Lee Upham • David Vales •  Matthew Wagner • Timothy Wilkins* • Eugenie Williams • Rick Williams • Dan Woolard* • Anne Zimmermann 

* Charter Member


$100 – $249

Ernest Ables* • Adam Ahlers • Chris Allen • Taber Allison* • Chris Ayers • Hal Balbach* • John & Katherine Ballew • Mark Bara* • Perry Barboza* • Gerald Bartelt* • John Bathke • Frank Baucom* • Steve Belinda* • Donna & Mike Belisle • Kristen Black • Carol Bocetti • Linda Boggs • Jill Bookhout • Jack Boss • Michael & Maryann Bracken •  Michael Bray • William Brigham* • Rainer Brocke* • Patricia Brown • Ionut Buricea • John Burton • James Byford* • Nate Carle • Nancy Cartwright • Vince Cavalieri • Rich Chipman* • William Clark* • Karen Clark • Fran Coe • Laura Colton • Justin Compton* • Kristi Confortin • Courtney Conway • Larry David • HelenMarie DeAngelo-Dawe • John Denton •  Norris Dodd* • Aziza Doumani* • John Eisemann • Jane Eisenach • Frances & Timothy Elliott • Alexander Ellsworth • Greg Forcey • Jacqui Frair • Maureen Frank • Dan Frenzel* • Angela Fuller • Edward “Oz” Garton* • Sophie Gilbert • Colin Gillin • Selma Glasscock • Jeffrey Gleason • James Gore* • Daniel Greene • Thomas Griffith • Joe Guenter • Rocky Gutierrez • Dave Guynn* • Sean Hagerty • Joseph Hamilton • Richard Halbrook • Douglas Halford • Donald Hammer* • Seth Harju • Mark Haroldson • James Harper* • John P. Hart • Dale Hein* • Mark Henjum • Herbert Herbert • Vicki Herren • Mike Hiller • Tim Hiller • J. David Hilley • Dave Hoerath • Steve Hodapp • Ann Hodgson • Barbara Holder • Dee Holland • Glynnis Hood • David Hudak • Joyce Hunting* • Frank Isaacs • Harry Jageman* • David Johns • Derek Janke • Jonathan Jenks* • Alex Jensen • Kent Jensen* • Leanna Jensen • Ed Jones • Jon Jones* • George Jonkel* • Jeffrey Jorgenson • Ray Kagel* • Rick Kahn* • David Kalb • Rick Kaminski • Jennifer Kanine • John Kanter • Doug Keran •  John Kilgo • Jim King* • Brian Kiss • Randall Knapik • Steve Kohlmann • D.W. Kroeker • Dick Lancia • Emily Latch • Derek Leask • Pat Lederle • Mike Leonard* • Alex Levy • Jeffrey Lincer • Andy Little • Brian Logan • Jason Lombardi • Edward Loughlin Sr. • Roy & Kathy Lucas • Jim MacCracken • Dave MacDougall • Amy Macleod • Drew Major* • Janet Marschner* • Michael Matthews • Jonathan Mawdsley • Michael Mayer • Keith McCaffery* • Deborah McKee • Scott McLean* • Vicky Meretsky • J. M. Meyers* • Elizabeth Miller-Moran • Jerry Mitchell* • Gregory Moller* • Tom Moorman • Marie Morin • Brad Mormann • W. Austin Musselman* • Brad Nelson* • Kay Nicholson • Keith Norris* • John C. Olson • John F. Olson • Brian Ortman • Anna Owsiak • Bucky Owen • Nandan Pai • Eric Pelren • Merrill Petoskey* • Nancy Pilgrim • Colleen Piper • Dixie Porter • Thane Pratt* • Jon Prevost* • Dustin Ranglack • Gerald Rasmussen • Jack Rensel* • Shawn Riley • Tony Roberts • Elizabeth Rodrick* • Joan Rog* • Thomas Rogers • Tracy Rosenburg • Hedy Ross* • Joe Roy • Andy Royle • Susan Rupp • Nicholas Sampalis • Gary San Julian* • Paul Santavy • Sanford Schemnitz* • Krysten Schuler • Michael Schulz • Teresa Seamster • Linn Shipley • Alan Shoemaker* • Sara Shull • Norman Simmons* • Lili Simpson* • Anthony Sipes, Jr. • Carla Skinder • George Smith • Lora Smith • Jonas Snyder* • Misti Sporer • Olufemi Sodeinde • Scott Sprague • Tiffany Sprague • Karen Steenhof • Jeff Stetz • Skyler Stevens • Sandra Staples-Bortner • James Stengle • Roger Stonebraker* • Eileen Dowd Stukel • Kimberly Suedkamp Wells* • Tim Taylor • Tad Theimer • James Thul • Robert Tippit • Valorie Titus • Monica Tomosy • Jim & Barbie Tootle • Budd Veverka • Paul Vohs, Jr. • John Wagner • Mark Wallace • David Walsh* • Gordon Warburton • Nancy Warren • Tom Warren • Chris Watanabe • Kendrick Weeks • James & Susan Wehar • Drew White • Judy Wilson • Marcia Wolfe •  Adrian Wydeven • David Yokel • Robert Zepp • Brenda Zody

* Charter Member


Donations in Honor and Memory

Michael & Maryann Bracken

Memory: Stephen H. Berwick


John & Katherine Ballew

Memory: Stephen Harold Berwick


Michael Bray

Memory: Debie Hahn


Sandra Staples-Bortner

Memory: Jane E. Jorgensen


John Burton

Memory: In Loving memory of our wonderful cousin Barbara


Layne Adams

Honor: Paul M. Webb, Jr.
In honor of Paul’s contributions to the conservation of Arizona’s wildlife


Harriet Allen

Honor: Dave Brittell


Donna & Mike Belisle

Memory: Ronald Sylvan Beaumariage
Our Condolences, Friends of Sophia and Jim


Karen Clark

Honor: Kathy Cahill


HelenMarie DeAngelo-Dawe

Honor: Thomas “Tom” Fisher
Tom was one of the nicest people I have met on this earth and he loved animals big and small so this is donated in his honor by the Meussner Family. He will be missed by many!!


Frances & Timothy Elliott

Memory: David Elliott & Mary Anderson
On behalf of David Elliott and Mary Anderson


Selma N. Glasscock

Memory: James G. Teer


Sean Hagerty

Memory: Jack Gwynn


David Hamel

Memory: Charles J. Hamel


Stephen Havera

Memory:  Glen C. Sanderson & Frank Bellrose
In memory of Glen C. Sanderson and Frank Bellrose – two of the greatest!


Herbert Herbert

Memory:  Sherri Konradi
May you now find peace


Barbara Hill

Memory: John Lanier


Dee Holland

Memory:  Mary Elizabeth Gilbert
On behalf of Duke Continuing Studies


Harry Jacobson

Honor: Dale Arner


Derek Janke

Memory: William Bicknell


David Johns

Memory: Joe Burns
In recognition of all he did to protect wild life and wild places, and his long time friendship which I shall sorely miss.


Rick Kaminski

Honor: Dr. Guy A. Baldassarre
A professor, a mentor, a TWS member, a JWM editor, and most of all a wonderful husband, father, and friend. Hail Guy! What a guy!!!


Sonja Leverkus

Honor: Dr. Gillian Leverkus
In honour of my mother, Dr. Gillian Leverkus, who continually inspires me everyday to do the right thing for the land and wildlife.


John P. Loegering

Memory: Robert G. Anthony


Roy & Kathy Lucas

Memory: Theodore A. Bookhout


Jim Miller

Honor and Memory: Larry Jahn, Jack Berryman, John Gottschalk and Pete Petoskey
For their exemplary contributions to the wildlife profession and to those of us who benefited from their wisdom, leadership, mentoring and guidance.


Karl Martin

Memory: Bob Anthony


Darren Miller

Memory: Sam K. Riffell


Elizabeth Miller-Moran

Honor: Marty Meltzer
Our thoughts are with your family


Jim Nichols

Memory: Graham Smith


Joel Okula

Memory: Jack Ward Thomas
To a great mentor and friend who made it possible for me to have a career as a wildlife biologist. He will be truly missed but his inspiration will never cease.


Colleen Olfenbuttel

Memory: Ingrid Olfenbuttel
In memory of my mom, who started my love of wildlife.


Jacqueline Olson

Memory: John C. Olson
In memory of my husband John C. Olson, Jr. and his love for all wildlife.


Carol Pollio

Memory: Constance Ranson


Dixie Porter

Memory: Joe Burns


David Putnam

Honor: Dr. James Lindzey


Jon Rodiek

Memory: Jack Ward Thomas
To an environmentalist, administrator, wildlife biologist and friend.


Denise Ruffino

Memory: Sam Ruffino, Sr.


Ugo Russino

Honor: Elyssa Kellerman


Merlin Shoesmith

Memory: John and Frank Craighead


Sara Shull

Memory: My beloved Uttuh
Uttuh was a 4 year old orangutan female that succumbed due to loss of habitat and battles over palm oil. Please do not purchase products that contain palm oil.


Sierra Sportsmen

Memory: Don Armentrout
In memory of our President Don Armentrout


Gene Stout

Honor: ODWC former research team
Tommy Hines, Clark Derdeyn, Tom Eubanks, Tom Logan


Valorie Titus

Memory: Stacy Carpenter


Jim & Barbie Tootle

Memory: Theodore A. Bookhout


Ollie Torgerson

Honor: Bill T. Crawford
My most important conservation mentor.


Rick A. Warhurst

Memory: Theodore Bookhout


Chris Watanabe

Honor: Larry Asher
Happy Birthday!


Gary White

Memory: Robert Anthony


James & Susan Wehar

Memory: Ronald S. Beaurmariage


Jenn Malpass

Honor: TWS Staff
For being rockstars! Thank you!


Susan Rupp

Memory: Warren Ballard
Given in memory of Dr. Warren Ballard — colleague, mentor and friend who helped shape the future of my career.


Budd Veverka

Memory: Army Staff Sgt. David M. Veverka
David was a wildlife student at UMaine when he was killed in Iraq in 2006 serving with the Maine National Guard.


Wini Kessler

Memory: Reed Sanderson


Linda Boggs

Honor: Linda S. Boggs


Rich Guenzel

Memory: Reed Sanderson


Monica Tomosy

Honor: Jim Wiley


Colleen Olfenbuttel

Memory: Ingrid Olfenbuttel
In honor of my mom who supported my love and career of wildlife.


Kevin Woods

Honor: Kevin J. Woods


David Putnam

Memory: James S. Lindzey


Jack Boss

Honor: Archibald Cowan, University of MI School of Natural Resources


James Sprague

Honor: Jon and Rachel Sprague


Joanna Prukop

Memory: Dr. Jim Teer
A wonderful man


Jack Capp

Memory: Dale A. Jones
A great leader, stalwart wildlife professional, and my great mentor and friend who changed the world.


Scott Brainerd

Memory: Dr. David Klein (1927 – 2020)


Dan Stinnett

Memory: Stephen R. Tully


Steve Kohlmann

Memory: Jim Yoakum


Jodie Provost

Honor: John Toepfer


David Jessup

Memory: Andy Pauli


Jerry Kobriger

Memory: Harvey Miller, Merril Hammond and Tom Baskett
These three were great mentors for a struggling MS candidate back in 1962. I owe my career to these three outstanding biologists and I thank them for instilling in me a passion for prairie grouse.


Gene Stout

Memory: Dale A. Jones
Always inspirational.


Win Green

Memory: Dale Jones & Bob Nelson
My champions in wildlife, mentors, associates and longtime friends.


Susan Jewell

Memory: Richard Haley


Rich Guenzel

Honor: Ed Thompson
Thanks for your efforts to sustain TWS and increase our effectiveness. Enjoy retirement.


Colleen Olfenbuttel

Memory: Ingrid Olfenbuttel


Gene Stout

Memory: Tom Warren


Victoria Makar

Memory: Liz Hatten
Liz was a true biologist, educator and nature lover.


Tim Taylor

Memory: James G. Teer


Gary White

Memory: Tony Peterle


Gary White

Memory: David R. Anderson


Monica Tomosy

Memory: Graham Smith


Frances Cassirer

Honor: Mary Meagher


Alan Franklin

Memory: David R. Anderson


Mark Boyce

Memory: David Schindler


Anne Zimmermann

Memory: Joe Burns


Donald Shaff

Memory: Charles Yocum


James Sprague

Honor: Jon and Rachel Sprague


Mike Hiller

Honor: University of Wisconsin-Madison TWS Student Chapter


Barb Hill

Memory: John Lanier


Stephen Webb

Memory: Delbert M. Webb
In memory of my father, Del Webb, for all of his support throughout my career.


Mike Hiller

Honor: University of Wisconsin-Madison TWS Student Chapter


Phil Mastrangelo

Memory: Jim Miller
A true professional who led by example and also inspired and mentored many within The Wildlife Society.


Rick Kaminski

Memory: Guy A. Baldassarre
For Guy’s gracious contributions to TWS as Editor-in-Chief of JWM and faculty advisor of TWS student students at Auburn University and SUNY-ESF.


John Koprowski

Memory: Reed Sanderson


Mike Conner

Memory: Bruce Leopold


Wini Kessler

Memory: Dr. Valerius Geist


Joe Roy

Honor: Phil Lehenbauer

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