Federal & Tribal Relations Committee

Committee Charge

  • Provide opportunity for discussion, deliberation and action with respect to fish and wildlife conservation in the context of the three sovereign entities which have various jurisdictional authority over these resources: state fish and wildlife agencies, the USFWS and tribal governments. 
  • Coordinate effective delivery of stewardship and conservation of fish and wildlife resources. 
  • Assure the appropriate jurisdictional relationship between the three sovereigns in legislative, executive and treaty initiatives. 

Committee Contact Information

AFWA Staff Contact
Jen Mock Schaeffer
JenMock@fishwildlife.org
202-838-3468

Chair:
John Kennedy, Wyoming Game & Fish Dept

Vice Chair:
Jim Connolly, Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife