Members of The 1000

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

$60,000+Alan & Jan Wentz*
TWS Fellow
Past President
$40,000+ Dan & Christine Decker*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
$15,000+Nova Silvy*
Aldo Leopold Award
Past President
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
$15,000+Rich Guenzel* $14,000+Jim Miller*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President

$10,000+

Darren Miller*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Ed Thompson*
TWS Chief Executive Officer

$9,000+

Jim RamakkaJim Ramakka*
TWS Fellow

$8,000+

Gary White*
President-Elect
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member

$7,000+

Darrigan’s Creek Fund* Marti Kie*
TWS Fellow
Wayne Melquist Wayne Melquist* Marshall White*
Distinguished Service Award

$6,000+

Kevin Hurley*
TWS Fellow
Life Member
Bruce Leopold*
TWS Fellow
Diversity Award
Past President
Shasta Wildlife Conservation Foundation*

$5,000+

Clifford Bampton Cliff Bampton* Robin Fields Robin Fields* Barbara HillBarb Hill
TWS Fellow
Felicia RicciFelicia Ricci

$4,000+

Mark Boyce*
TWS Fellow
Rollie Sparrowe*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
Dan Stinnett* Bruce ThompsonBruce Thompson*
Past President
TWS Fellow

$3,000+

Bob Brown*
TWS Fellow
Past President
James E. Cardoza Jim Cardoza*
TWS Fellow
Randy Devendorf* Ron Johnson Head Shot Coming SoonJerry Longcore
TWS Fellow
Karl Martin
TWS Fellow
Evie Merrill*
TWS Fellow
Special Recognition Service Award
Jean O’Neil* Tom Ryder*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Honorary Member
Jim McDonough Award
Ken Williams*
Joe Vaillancourt*

$2,000+

Reginald Barrett Reg Barrett* Head Shot Coming Soon Ted Bookhout*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Arnold Brunell* Joe Burns* Collins Cochran Collins Cochran*
Jon Haufler*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Steve Havera*
TWS Fellow
Wini Kessler*
Aldo Leopold Award
Past President
TWS Fellow
Special Recognition Service Award
Bob Lanka*
TWS Fellow
Jim McDonough Award
Phil Mastrangelo*
Wayne RegelinWayne Regelin* Cheryl SchmidtCheryl Schmidt* Misty Sumner*
TWS Fellow
Dan Svedarsky*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Ollie Torgerson*
TWS Fellow
Milt Weller Don Yasuda*
TWS Fellow

$1,000+

Theodore Bailey Edward Bangs
Special Recognition Service Award
Penny Bartnicki* Rick Baydack* Jon Bergquist*
Richard Bishop* John Bissonette*
TWS Fellow
Lytle Blankenship*
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
Distinguished Service Award
Ken Burnham* Lu Carbyn*
Distinguished Service Award
Len Carpenter*
TWS Fellow
Past President
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* David Evenson* Tom Franklin*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Robert GoodingRobert Gooding* Timothy Green* HartJohn H. Hart* Sue Haseltine* David Heft*

F. Robert Henderson* Laura Hill* Maurice Hornocker* Ellie Horwitz* Joseph Hummer*
Doug Johnson* Dale Jones Dale Jones*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Special Recognition Service Award
Fred Kinard, Jr.*
TWS Fellow
Erwin Klaas Jerry Kobriger*
Paul Krausman*
Aldo Leopold Award
TWS Fellow
Honorary Member
Past President
Terry Kreeger
Honorary Member
Kevin Kritz* Howard Lewis* David Linderud*
John Loegering Jack Lyon* Susan Mackenzie Marilyn Mause* John McDonald*
Immediate Past-President
Dave Mech*
Aldo Leopold Award
Honorary Member
Mike Mengak
TWS Fellow
Carl Mitchell* James MullenJim Mullen* John Organ*
TWS Fellow
Past President
Joel Okula David Patton* Richard Pillmore* Gary Potts Gary Potts*
Past President
TWS Fellow
Art Rodgers*
Jon Rodiek* Denise Ruffino Reed SandersonReed Sanderson*
TWS Fellow
Mike Scott* Chuck ShivelyChuck Shively*

ShoesmithMerlin Shoesmith
TWS Fellow
Jim McDonough Award
David Trauger Heidi TillquistHeidi Tillquist* Lelia VaughanLelia Vaughan* Justin Vreeland*
Distinguished Service Award
Jim Wakeley* Bob Wood* Christy Wyckoff

$750 – $999

David Anderson • Jon Bergquist* • David Capen • John Cornelius* • Louis & Christine Green • Howard Lewis* • Chester Martin* • Carl Mitchell* • Bill Rudd* • Ugo Russino • John Sidle • John Tautin*

* Charter Member


$500 – $749

Harriet Allen* • Douglas Barnum • William Berg • Marc-Andre Beaucher • Terry Bowyer • Mike Conner • Randy DeYoung • Richard Dolbeer* • Cal DuBrock • Mary Eva • Erik Fritzell • Dave Gilbert* • Thomas Gorman • Kathy Granillo • Grant Hilderbrand • Harry Jacobson* • Paul Johansen* • Dave Klein* • Frederick Knowlton • John Lanier* • Joe Lowe* • Jenn Malpass • Terry Mansfield* • Erin McCance* • John Moriarty* • Blake Murden* • Tom Nigus* • David Nilson* • Colleen Olfenbuttel* • James Parkhurst • John Patrick • Jim Peek* • Roger Post* • Olin Rhodes, Jr. • Gary Roloff • Nancy Sasavage* • Peggy Sauer* • Gene Stout • Tice Supplee • Richard Thompson • Dana Varner • Bill Vodehnal* • Lisette Waits • Stephen Webb* • Bradford Williams* • Ken Wilson* • Kevin Woods*

* Charter Member


$250 – $499

Layne Adams • Lowell Adams* • Donald Althoff • William Andelt • Wendy Arjo • Don Armentrout • Gerry Atwell* • Gordon Batcheller • Jerry Brabander* • Carl Betsill* • Larry Bidlake* • Chad Bishop* • Donald A. Blood • Lynn Braband • Margaret Brittingham* • Roger Bumstead* • Louisa Campbell • John Capp* • Michael Cartwright* • Hew Crawford, Jr.* • Richard Curnow • Peter Dalby* •  Alex Dohman • Lester Flake* • Alan Franklin • Daniel & Lakshmi Gordon •  David Hamel • Bill Healy* • Pete Heard* • Jennifer Higbie • Conrad Hillman* • Curtis Hopkins* • Matt Ihnken • David Jessup • Junior Kerns • Sonja Leverkus* • Mark Lindvall • Wayne Marion • Les Marcum* • Rex Marsh* • Leonard McDaniel* • Gwyn McKee •  Pamela Moore • Chris Moorman • Alen Mosley* • Jim Nichols • Ben Olsen* • Andrea Orabona • Summer Pardo* •  Carol Pollio • Jodie Provost • David Putnam* • Frank Quaman • Terry Riley* • Eric Rominger •  Brent Rudolph* • Greg Schenbeck • John Schoen* • Sara Schweitzer* • Kent Smith • Ron Thompson • Bruce Trindle* • John Tull* • David Vales •  Matthew Wagner • David Walter* • Rick Warhurst* • Timothy Wilkins* • Eugenie Williams • Rick Williams • Carl Wolfe, Jr.* • Mariko Yamasaki

* Charter Member


$100 – $249

Ernest Ables* • Adam Ahlers • Michael Albee • Chris Allen • Taber Allison* • Chris Ayers • Hal Balbach* • John & Katherine Ballew • Mark Bara* • Perry Barboza* • Gerald Bartelt* • Frank Baucom* • Steve Belinda* • Donna & Mike Belisle • Kristen Black • Carol Bocetti • Jill Bookhout • Michael & Maryann Bracken • Scott Brainerd • Michael Bray • William Brigham* • Rainer Brocke* • Patricia Brown • Ionut Buricea • John Burton • James Byford* • Nate Carle • Nancy Cartwright • Vince Cavalieri • Carol Chambers • Rich Chipman* • Tom Christiansen • William Clark* • Karen Clark • Justin Compton* • Kristi Confortin • Larry David • HelenMarie DeAngelo-Dawe • John Denton •  Norris Dodd* • Kelly Douglass • Aziza Doumani* • John Eisemann • Jane Eisenach • Frances & Timothy Elliott • Alexander Ellsworth • Robert Fala • Greg Forcey • Jacqui Frair • Maureen Frank • Dan Frenzel* • Angela Fuller • Edward “Oz” Garton* • Sophie Gilbert • Colin Gillin • Selma Glasscock • Jeffrey Gleason • Kris Godwin • James Gore* • Peter Gradoni • Daniel Greene • Jim Greer* • Joe Guenter • Dave Guynn* • Sean Hagerty • Joseph Hamilton • Richard Halbrook • Douglas Halford • Donald Hammer* • Mark Haroldson • James Harper* • John P. Hart • John Hechtel • Dale Hein* • Herbert Herbert •  J. David Hilley • Dave Hoerath • Steve Hodapp • Dee Holland • Deborah Holle • Jessica Homyack • Glynnis Hood • David Hudak • Joyce Hunting* • Frank Isaacs • Harry Jageman* • David Johns • Derek Janke • Jonathan Jenks* • Kent Jensen* • Leanna Jensen • Ed Jones • Jon Jones* • George Jonkel* • Jeffrey Jorgenson • Ray Kagel* • Rick Kahn* • David Kalb • Rick Kaminski • Jennifer Kanine • Marcella Kelly • Doug Keran •  Jim King* • Brian Kiss • Bob Klaver • Randall Knapik • John Koprowski* • 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* • James March* • Janet Marschner* • Heather Mathewson • Jonathan Mawdsley • Michael Mayer • Keith McCaffery* • Deborah McKee • Scott McLean* • J. M. Meyers* • Elizabeth Miller-Moran • Joshua Millspaugh • Jerry Mitchell* • Gregory Moller* • Tom Moorman • Marie Morin • Brad Mormann • W. Austin Musselman* • Jim Nelson* • Brad Nelson* • Kay Nicholson • Keith Norris* • John C. Olson • John F. Olson • Jacqueline Olson • Brian Ortman • David Otis • Anna Owsiak • Bucky Owen • Nandan Pai • Eric Pelren • Clint Perkins • Merrill Petoskey* • Colleen Piper • Dixie Porter • Thane Pratt* • Jon Prevost* • Joanna Prukop • Dustin Ranglack • Gerald Rasmussen • Jack Rensel* • Shawn Riley • Tony Roberts • Elizabeth Rodrick* • Joan Rog* • Tracy Rosenburg • Hedy Ross* • Andy Royle • Susan Rupp • Gary San Julian* • Paul Santavy • Sanford Schemnitz* • Michael Schulz • Teresa Seamster • Linn Shipley • Alan Shoemaker* • Sara Shull • Norman Simmons* • Lili Simpson* • Anthony Sipes, Jr. • Julia Smith • Jonas Snyder* • Olufemi Sodeinde • Scott Sprague • Tiffany Sprague • Jeff Stetz • Skyler Stevens • Sandra Staples-Bortner • James Stengle • Roger Stonebraker* • Thomas Strange • Eileen Dowd Stukel • Kimberly Suedkamp Wells* • James Thul • Valorie Titus • Jim & Barbie Tootle • Paul Vohs, Jr. • John Wagner • Mark Wallace • David Walsh* • Tom Warren • Chris Watanabe • James & Susan Wehar • Drew White • Judy Wilson • Marcia Wolfe • Dan Woolard* • Adrian Wydeven • David Yokel • Robert Zepp • Anne Zimmermann • 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.

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