National Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

Reviews and recommends annually to the State Directors the Strategic Priorities to be used in the solicitation and selection of grants under the Multistate Conservation Grant Program (MSCGP) later in the year.

Reviews and recommends to the State Directors the MSCGP proposals that are funded by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).  During the Association’s Annual Meeting, the State Directors approve the Association’s “priority list,” which is due to USFWS’ Division of Federal Assistance by October 1 of each year.

National Grants Committee Membership

The National Grants Committee is composed of the following members:

Vice President of the Association (Chair)
Chair of Executive Committee (Vice-Chair)
Chair of Fish and Wildlife Trust Funds Committee
Vice-Chair of Executive Committee
Western Regional Association President (or designee)
Northeast Regional Association President (or designee)
Midwest Regional Association President (or designee)
Southeast Regional Association President (or designee)

Committee Contact Information

MSCGP Program Manager, AFWA
Silvana Yaroschuk
Committee Chair
Judy Camuso, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Committee Vice-Chair
J.D. Strong, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation