Board of Directors

In June 2016, a new organizational structure went into effect which restructured the Executive Board and created the Conservation Policy Board.


President (2024): Tim Muir Jr., Lake St. Clair Walleye Association,

Immediate Past President (2024): Greg Peter, Chelsea Rod and Gun Club

Vice President/President-Elect/Chair of the Policy Board (2024): Rob Miller, Life Member,

Treasurer (2024): Leon Hank

Region Directors:

  • Region 1 (2023): Jeremy Laakso, UP Trappers Association District 5
  • Region 2 (2024): Steve Dey, Straits Area Sportsmans Club
  • Region 3 (2023): Jane Finnerty, Cadillac Sportsmens Club
  • Region 4 (2024): Luke Sitton
  • Region 5 (2023): Dawn Levey, Ashley Sportsmens Club
  • Region 5/At Large (2023): Ed Moore, Individual Member
  • Region 6 (2024): Dan McMaster, Shiawassee Conservation Association
  • Region 7 (2023): Ron Burris, Individual Member
  • Region 8 (2024): Leonard Shaner
  • Region 8/At Large (2024): Eric Braden, Metro West Steelheaders
  • Region 9 (2023): Sam Morello, Michigan Bow Hunters

Appointed At-Large Directors:

Doug Krizanic (2024)

Pat Hogan (2024)


MUCC 2021-2022 Conservation Policy Board

Chair of the Policy Board (2022): Rob Miller, Life Member

Voting members

  • Region 1 (2023)
    • Joe Sommers, UP Whitetails of Marquette County
    • Bryan Reynolds, UP Whitetails of Marquette County
    • George Lindquist, UP Whitetails of Marquette County
    • Jack Lehto, Individual Member Representative (2024)
  • Region 2 (2024)
    • Gary Gorniak, Straits Area Sportsmen's Club
    • Robert Warner, Straits Area Sportsmen's Club
    • Mark Spencer, Straits Area Sportsmen's Club
    • Bob Swailes, Individual Member Representative
  • Region 3 (2023)
    • Laura Patton, Clam River Houndsman Club
    • Terry Vuksanovic, Big Bear Sportsman's Club
    • Rick Singleton, Fin & Feather Club of Mason County
    • Abraham Downer, Individual Member Representative (2024)
  • Region 4 (2024)
    • Paul Rose, Montmorency County Conservation Club (nominated)
    • Joe Heberling, Alpena Sportsmens Club
    • Pete Demos, Presque Isle Sportsmen's Club
    • Kelly Ross, Individual Member Representative
  • Region 5 (2023)
    • Kayla Levey, Ashley Sportsman's Club
    • Ralph Hammond, South Kent Sportsman's Club
    • Eric Levey, Ashley Sportsman's Club
    • Jim Rypkema, Individual Member Representative (2024)
  • Region 6 (2024)
    • Wayne Hanson, Saginaw Field and Stream
    • Bruce Levey, Shiawassee Conservation Association
    • Anthony Mitchell, Saginaw Field and Stream
    • Nick Buggia, Individual Member Representative
  • Region 7 (2023)
    • Bob Krueger, New Buffalo Rod and Gun Club
    • Tony Hofstetter,
    • Justin VanRhee, Hamilton Rod and Gun Club
    • David VanLopik, Individual Member Representative
  • Region 8 (2024)
    • Roger Calhoun, Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club
    • Rick Okerhjelm, Lake St. Claire Walleye Association
    • Taylor Renton, Oakland Co. Sportsmens Club
    • Zach Snyder, Individual Member Representative
  • Region 9 (2023)
    • Erik Schnelle, Michigan Quality Deer Management Association
    • Keith Shafer, Michigan Bear Hunters Association
    • Bob Jones, Michigan Bow Hunters


To get in contact with your Region Executive Board and Conservation Policy Board members, see below for emails:

region1 at

region2 at

region3 at

region4 at

region5 at

region6 at

region7 at

region8 at

region9 at

*to address online security concerns we cannot post clickable emails. Use the @ symbol in place of the "at" to send an email to your MUCC regional representatives.



Committee Chair
Wildlife and Habitat Leonard Shaner,
Fisheries and Habitat Eric Braden,
Shooting and Ranges Jack Ammerman,
Youth and Conservation Education

Parks, Recreation and Trails

Dawn Levey

Allen Kasdorf