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AQUATIC RESOURCES EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

AREA is Celebrating 25 Years: 1994-2019


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AREA Contacts 2018-2020

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President
Larry Pape, Aquatic Education Coordinator
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
2200 N 33rd Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-471-5447
Email: larry.pape@nebraska.gov


President-Elect
Barb Gigar, Education and Outreach
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
57744 Lewis Road, Lewis, IA 51544
Phone: 515-494-3891
Email: barb.gigar@dnr.iowa.gov


Secretary
Kimberly Sullivan, Aquatic Education Specialist
Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife
Education Center
1B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place
Exeter, RI 02882
Phone: 401-539-0019 | 401-539-0037
Email: kimberly.sullivan@dem.ri.gov

Treasurer
Steve Marshall, Fisheries Biologist
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
9557 Majestic Way
Boynton Beach, Florida 33437
Phone: 561-292-6050
Email: steve.marshall@myfwc.com


Immediate Past President
Karen Marks, Aquatic Education Coordinator
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 512-389-4732
Email:
 Karen.marks@tpwd.texas.gov


Regional Officers

Northeast
Kyle Glencross, Let's Go Fishing Coordinator
New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
11 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-0457
Email: kyle.glencross@wildlife.nh.gov 

Mid-Atlantic
Karen Byrne, NJ Project WILD AquaticCoordinator
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife
Nacote Creek Research Station
P.O. Box 418
Port Republic, NJ 08241
Phone: 609-748-2031
Email:karen.byrne@dep.nj.us

Southeast
William Pepito, National Fishing Task force
Boy Scouts of America
3605 E. Lake Todd Dr
Hernando, FL 34442-5575
Phone: 847-744-1238
Email:billpepito@gmail.com

North Central
Michael Brand, Central Region Fishing Chair
Boy Scouts of America
Certified Angling Instructors
110 Embassy Lane
St. Louis, MO 63122
    or 8 Forest Oak Ct
          Fenton, MO 63026-3109
Phone: 314-477-8120
Email:michaelbrand314@gmail.com

   *NorthCentral Region Training Conference - FINAL POLL RESULTS January 2019*

Midwest
Maggie Lindsey, Education Service Coordinator
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
20641 South Dakota Highway 1806
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
Phone: 605-223-7667
Email:maggie.lindsey@state.sd.us

Southwest
Kevin Holladay
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Aquatic Resources Education Coordinator
1 Wildlife Way
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: 505-476-8095
Email:kevin.holladay@state.nm.us

Far West
Lori Adams
Aquatic Education Coordinator
Idaho Fish and Game
600 S Walnut
Boise, ID 83712
Phone: 208-863-3236
Email:lori.adams@idfg.idaho.gov


Pacific

Katie Nalesere, Education Specialist
Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources
3060 Eiwa St. – Room 306
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone: 808-274-3344
Fax: 808-274-3785
Email: 
Katie.T.Nalesere@hawaii.gov

Northeast
Kyle Glencross

Mid-Atlantic
Karen Byrne

Southeast
Bill Pepito

Connecticut

Maine

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

Rhode Island

Vermont

 

Delaware

Maryland

New Jersey

New York

Pennsylvania

Virginia

Washington D.C.

West Virginia

 

Alabama

Arkansas

Florida

Georgia

Kentucky

Louisiana

Mississippi

North Carolina

Puerto Rico

South Carolina

Tennessee

Virgin Islands


North-Central  
Michael Brand
  

Midwest
Maggie Lindsey

Southwest
Kevin Holladay

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Ohio

Wisconsin

Colorado

Kansas

Montana

Nebraska

North Dakota

South Dakota

Utah

Wyoming


Arizona

New Mexico

Oklahoma

Texas

Far West
Lori Adams

Pacific
Katie Nalesere

 

Alaska

California

Idaho

Nevada

Oregon

Washington

American Samoa

Guam

Northern Mariana Islands

Hawaii

 

 


About us

Our organization leads the discussions for aquatic leaders. AREA is organized for educational purposes. AREA members include representatives of State, Federal, industry, fisheries and educational professionals involved in aquatic resource education programs. The nationwide non-profit Association is created to foster, promote and encourage aquatic education.

Become a member

Show your commitment to increase ARE effectiveness  -
  • Provide expertise regarding aquatic education issues, strategies and methodologies 
  • Provide an organized forum for discussion, deliberation, and resolution 
  • Support aquatic resource management programs 
  • Develop strategic plans for the future; provide organization and direction to AREA members 
  • Serve as a liaison between agencies, industry and state aquatic resource education coordinators
  • Promote education and wise-use management and conservation of aquatic resources and those recreational sports related to them

We invite you to browse our Web site and to support our goals by joining AREA.

Find us

Look at the Regional listing for your AREA Regional Representative.

For payment assistance, contact Treasurer Steve Marshall, Phone: 561-292-6050, Email: steve.marshall@myfwc.com

For member assistance, contact Member Support,  Carol Paterick, Phone: 301-805-0784, carolpaterick@gmail.com.


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