CSP Leaders Appointed to Sport Fishing and Boating Council

April 16, 2019

Washington, D.C. – April 16, 2019 – A number of Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP) partners and CSP President Jeff Angers were recently appointed to the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (Council) by Interior Secretary David Bernhardt. The Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, on aquatic conservation endeavors that benefit recreational fishery resources and recreational boating and that encourage partnerships among industry, the public and government.

The following partners and leaders of CSP were appointed for two-year terms:

  • Jeff Angers, president, Center for Sportfishing Policy
  • Doug Boyd, national board member, Coastal Conservation Association
  • Dave Bulthuis, vice president of government affairs and industry relations, Costa Sunglasses; CSP board member
  • Chris Edmonston, president, BoatU.S. Foundation
  • Gene Gilliland, director, B.A.S.S. Conservation
  • Chris Horton, senior director, Midwestern states/fisheries program, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation
  • Glenn Hughes, president, American Sportfishing Association; CSP board secretary
  • Nicole Vasilaros, vice president, federal and legal affairs, National Marine Manufacturers Association; CSP Government Relations Committee Chair

“I am honored to serve on the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council and take part in federal policy discussions that impact two of America’s favorite pastimes – recreational fishing and boating,” said Jeff Angers, president of the Center for Sportfishing Policy. “I look forward to working with our partners in the industry and the Department of Interior to ensure a vibrant future for recreational fishing and boating.”