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: Ron Kerr
VICE PRESIDENT: Matt Liere
2ND VICE PRESIDENT: TBD
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Risa Wyatt/Dave Kilhefner
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD: Bob Mottram
TERM EXPIRES MAY 2020: Greg Gulbrandsen, Bert Gildart, Harold Pfeiffer
TERM EXPIRES MAY 2021: Dave Vedder, Dennis Dauble, Alan Liere
TERM EXPIRES MAY 2022: Joe Warren, Risa Wyatt, Janie Gildart
SUPPORTING MEMBER LIAISON: Michelle Peters
BY-LAWS/CONSTITUTION/POLICY: Bob Mottram
CONFERENCE PROGRAM: Ron Kerr
CONFERENCE SITE SELECTION: John Kruse, Dennis Dauble, Dave Vedder
CRAFT IMPROVEMENT: Jane Gildart, Gary Lewis
ENOS BRADNER AWARD: Gary Lewis
EXCELLENCE IN CRAFT CONTEST: Matt Liere, Alan Liere
ETHICS: Alan Liere, John McFarland
FINANCE & INVESTMENTS: Dave Kilhefner, Jeremy Johnson, Dennis Dauble, Peter Schroeder, Ron Kerr
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