About NOWA

The Northwest Outdoor Writers Association is a society of professional outdoor communicators dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.

Gary Lewis of Gary Lewis Outdoors

We strive to

  • Further the improvement of professional communications skills.
  • Provide a network of professional assistance and support.
  • Keep members informed of news and information pertinent to outdoor activities and industries.
  • Support the conservation of natural and recreational resources.

Activities

  • Publication of the annual Membership Directory
  • Organization of¬†the annual Excellence in Craft contest
  • Organization of the annual Spring Conference

Member Communications

The NOWA Blog is published continuously by the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association.

Contributions are always welcome and should be submitted via email to Dave Kilhefner: Dave@kbi-ins.com. Please include photographs.

Directors and Officers:

PRESIDENT: Bill Luscombe

VICE PRESIDENT: Vacant

SECRETARY/TREASURER: Risa Wyatt/Dave Kilhefner

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD: Vacant

Directors

TERM EXPIRES MAY 2023: Joe Warren, Risa Wyatt, Natalie Bartley

TERM EXPIRES MAY 2024: Risa Wyatt, Peter Schroeder

TERM EXPIRES MAY 2025: Joe Warren, Natalie Bartley

TERM EXPIRES MAY 2026: Rob Phillips, John Kruse

SUPPORTING MEMBER LIAISON: Michelle Peters