Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Adds to Leadership Team

The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) has actually hired Brian Dowler to be its new supervisor of subscription, advertising and marketing as well as interactions, as well as Forrest Parker as its new director of preservation and also community outreach.

Developed by as well as committed to union members and also their family members, the non-profit conservation organization is intensifying its preservation partnerships, memberships as well as initiatives and also increasing inside to keep pace.

“The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance is a lot more focused than ever before on uniting the union community via preservation,” stated Scott Vance, the USA’s CEO as well as executive director. “We are devoted to growing our preservation effect through collaborations, volunteer empowerment and great old union ingenuity. We aim to substantially increase the extent of our Work Boots on the Ground program in the coming years and likewise attach more local areas to conservation through family and also young people outreach events.”

Brian Dowler

Dowler worked as the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) supervisor of membership advertising and marketing as well as market collaborations. In his almost 13 years benefiting the NWTF, Dowler managed the organization’s direct-mail advertising as well as electronic advertising and marketing initiatives, assisting expand NWTF’s grown-up membership as well as non-event fundraising earnings. He likewise took care of the company’s relationships with native to the island retail and fondness companions. Prior to his role in advertising and marketing, Dowler served NWTF’s members through its interactions initiatives as public relationships manager.

Dowler hopes to increase membership value recommendation with new advantages as well as affinity partnerships, bring higher awareness to the USA’s good work for conservation as well as create more powerful connections with native to the island partners and also USA members.

“Brian brings a diverse history in non-profit subscription procurement as well as retention, direct fundraising as well as communications,” stated Vance. “Our charter unions and also labor partners have actually done tremendous points for conservation over the previous decade, and also we believe Brian can bring a brand-new dimension to our company. We enjoy to welcome him to the team.”

Dowler, a passionate hunter, fishermen as well as leisure shooter, hails from Parkersburg, West Virginia, and also graduated from Marshall University with a bachelor’s level in print journalism. He presently deals with his spouse, Rebecca, as well as child, Emily, in Martinez, Georgia.

In his role as supervisor of preservation and also neighborhood outreach, Parker will lead the USA’s Work Boots on the Ground (WBG) preservation program and job to raise the credibilities of unions in their regional neighborhoods via youth outreach events, volunteer facilities jobs and even more. Parker prepares to type in on new preservation companions– various other charitable and also for-profit companies– and also select jobs with extremely tangible impact that will certainly drive a lot more area involvement.

Forrest Parker

“Forrest’s impressive background in conservation, task administration and also framework construction make him very qualified to lead the fee for our conservation programs,” stated Vance. “His enthusiasm for the outdoors and passing along our conservation heritage to the next generation drives him to regularly make every effort to connect even more individuals to hunting, angling, capturing and also other all-natural pursuits. He’s the excellent addition to our group to help link even more of our union members to an enlightening, satisfying and healthy outdoor experience.”

Parker, that takes pleasure in adventure hunting worldwide, most lately functioned as the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority’s executive director of design. He spent the previous decade serving the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, where he developed innovative, lasting conservation programs and sportsmen-based revenue programs such as the Cherokee Trout Fishing Enterprise, which has a $24 million yearly effect. Parker’s volunteer experience consists of acting as executive director for Talking Trees Children’s Trout Derby, a starting participant of the Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians and also an expert for the South Carolina Fellowship of Christian Athletes Annual Hank Parker Invitational Charity Shoot.

Parker earned a bachelor’s level in natural deposits administration and plan from Western Carolina University as well as stays in his home town of Cherokee, North Carolina, with his spouse, Amy, and also 2 daughters, Faith and also Reagan.

The USA uses the power of expertly-trained union volunteers that put their professional skills to use by dealing with jobs that produce or improve public access to the outdoors, enhance wild animals environments, coach young people in the outdoors and also restore America’s parks, which remain in disrepair and also backlogged by 10s of billions of dollars. Vance claimed the enhancements of Dowler and also Parker will most certainly aid the USA build a solid reputation as a conservation giant as well as expand its membership of 225,000-plus union members and their families.

Both Dowler and Parker have actually started work at the USA and also can be gotten to at briand@unionsportsmen.org as well as forrestp@unionsportsmen.org respectively.

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