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Nov. 21st, 2012

TRCP Welcomes Griffin, Hugelmeyer to Board

John Griffin and Frank Hugelmeyer bring knowledge and passion to the TRCP board of directors .

Two notables in the outdoors world, John Q. Griffin and Frank Hugelmeyer, have joined the TRCP board of directors and are bringing a broad range of skills and expertise to the leadership of the organization.

“The TRCP is fortunate to now be able to rely on the guidance of Griffin and Hugelmeyer in advancing the consensus priorities of America’s sportsmen,” said Katie Distler Eckman, chair of the TRCP board of directors.

“These committed outdoorsmen, leaders and visionaries bring invaluable expertise and energy to the TRCP at a time when our community’s voice needs to be heard in Washington and across the country.” 

Griffin spent 24 years as president of global publishing companies including PC World, Rodale Press, National Geographic and Time News Group. A lifelong outdoorsman and conservationist, he has served on the boards of the Lehigh Valley Conservancy and Trout Unlimited. Griffin currently is working as a consultant in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Hugelmeyer is president and CEO of Outdoor Industry Association and a 25-year industry veteran.  He has served on advisory boards for The Outdoor Foundation, Western Governors’ Association and America’s Great Outdoors, among others.

“The TRCP and our sportsmen partners stand to gain greatly from Griffin’s and Hugelmeyer’s leadership, expertise and unique vision,” said TRCP President and CEO Whit Fosburgh.

“We look forward to working together to strengthen laws, policies and practices that affect fish and wildlife conservation, benefit America sportsmen and perpetrate an outdoors legacy established by Theodore Roosevelt.

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