The Northwest Outdoor Writers Association is a society of professional outdoor communicators dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.
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.
- Publication of the annual Membership Directory
- Organization of the annual Excellence in Craft contest
- Organization of the annual Spring Conference
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: Dave Kilhefner
VICE PRESIDENT: Bill Luscombe
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Risa Wyatt/Dave Kilhefner
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD: Bob Mottram
TERM EXPIRES MAY 2022: Dave Vedder, Dennis Dauble, Alan Liere
TERM EXPIRES MAY 2023: Joe Warren, Risa Wyatt, Natalie Bartley
SUPPORTING MEMBER LIAISON: Michelle Peters
BY-LAWS/CONSTITUTION/POLICY: Bob Mottram
CONFERENCE PROGRAM: TBD
CONFERENCE SITE SELECTION: John Kruse, Dennis Dauble, Dave Vedder
CRAFT IMPROVEMENT: John Kruse, Gary Lewis
ENOS BRADNER AWARD: Gary Lewis
EXCELLENCE IN CRAFT CONTEST: Dave Kilhefner, John Kruse, Dennis Dauble, Brad Trumbo
ETHICS: Alan Liere, John McFarland
FINANCE & INVESTMENTS: Dave Kilhefner, Dennis Dauble, Peter Schroeder
FRED L. PETERSON AWARD: TBD
MARKETS: John Kruse, Harold Pfeiffer
MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT: Dennis Dauble, Greg Gulbrandsen
NOMINATING: Past Presidents Council
OUTREACH & PUBLIC RELATIONS: John Kruse, Risa Wyatt
PEOPLES CHOICE: Jackie McNeel
PHOTO SHOOTOUT: Bert Gildart
RAFFLE & SILENT AUCTION: Jo Wilson, Deb Kerr
STAN JONES SCHOLARSHIP: Bob Mottram
WEBSITE: Dave Kilhefner