New Jersey State Chapter
of the
National Wild Turkey Federation

Board
National Contacts
Superfund Committee
Schedule of Events Meetings
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New Jersey State Chapter Board of Directors 2014
Position Name Phone/Email
Officers
President Lou Gambale 609-350-3134
loudg56@gmail.com
Vice President &
Show and Sales Chair.
Jim Salt 732-690-6745
jsaltathome@aol.com
Treasurer Jackie Hill 973-216-7710
jackiehill262@gmail.com
Secretary &
WITO Coordinator
Cristina McGannon Jones 732-740-1015
clmcgannon@gmail.com
Chairman
Thunder Mtn Project
Ray Eriksen 908-665-9051
jakman1023@aol.com
Jakes Coordinator Tim Blum 908-763-3023
tim_blum@lycos.com
Chapter Representatives
Director
NJ State Chapter
John Kimball 732-283-2921
goblr1@comcast.net
Director
Spruce Run Chapter
Jerry McCusker* 908-797-8731
jerrymccuske@yahoo.com
Director
Spruce Run Chapter
Mike DiBiaggio
Director
Tri-County Longbeards
Nick Weiss 609-476-4135
npwhunts@verizon.net
Director
Tri-County Longbeards
Pete Bacon apb07@comcast.net
Director
Tri-County Longbeards
Jay Sutton*
jhunt72@comcast.net
Director
NJ State Chapter
Rich Kinney 973-271-0183
Director
NJ State Chapter
Bob Eriksen H: 908-454-1882
C: 908-319-6968
boberiksen1023@gmail.com
*Denotes Chapter President

Superfund Committee
Bob Eriksen
Chairman
P: 908-454-1882
C: 908-319-6968
boberiksen1023@gmail.com
John Kimball
732-283-2921
goblr1@comcast.net>
Nick Weiss

609-476-4135
npwhunts@verizon.net

Save the Habitat / Save the Hunt
Coordinator Lou Gambale
609-350-3134
loudg56@gmail.com
Please click on the following link to report on Hunter Recruitment
Downloadable .pdf Hunter Recruitment Form

NWTF National Contacts
OFFICE CONTACT MAILING ADDRESS Phone / E-Mail
Director Field Operations
Mid-Atlantic States
Philip Ferrare, Jr. 814-796-0983
pferrare@nwtf.net
Regional Director Shawn Weddle 23715 Leathers Road
Smithsburg, MD 21783
(240) 446-9547
sweddle@nwtf.net
Regional Director
Northen New Jersey
Sean Langevin 242 Lady Lane
Greene, NY 13778
(607) 427-5795
slangevin@nwtf.net
Regional Biologist Mitchell Blake 564 McCabe Road
Landisburg, PA 17040
(814) 977-0007
mblake@nwtf.net
NWTF National Director Scott Hill 262 Burnt Meadow Road
Ringwood, NJ 07456
H: 973-839-7939
TurkeyHouse@aol.com

Schedule of Events
Banquets Show and Sales Outreach Program Events
NJ State Chapter Awards June 10, 2018
Tri-County Aug 18, 2018
June 2,3, 2018 -Pequest Open House
Sept.8-9, 2018 -NJ Wild Outdoors
JAKES EVENTS
JTA Range Schedule
2018 Wheelin'Warrior Hunt
2018 WITO Hunt
2018 Jakes Hunt

Meetings
The New Jersey State Chapter meets Quarterly

Next Meeting:*

Sunday August 5, 2018
Assumpink WMA Conservation Center

Eldridge Road
Allentown, NJ

9:00 AM

*Directors and invited guests only

Directions
New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 7A, I-195 East.
Procede to Immlaystown-Heightstown Road, Turn Left onto Imlaystown-Heightstown Road. At Stop Sign, Tractor Supply on left, continue straight (slight jog), At next Stop Sign, Turn Right onto E. Branch Road. E. Branch Road turns right at WMA Headquarters. Bear Left onto Eldridge Rd. Main Office on right. Proceed 1/3 mile to Club House on Right.

SHOWS AND SALES


ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE - PEQUEST
June 2,3, 2018
The Open House at Pequest has been rescheduled to June 2,3, 2018 this year. The State Chapter will be manning a booth to distribute literature and sell Turkey Calls. This is a great event to bring the kids.

Fishing, Shooting, Great Food, BIG TROUT
LOTS OF FUN
Pequest Open House

SPECIAL AWARDS
ROBERT ERIKSEN
CONSERVATION AWARD

Bob Eriksen (alive and well) served as the NJ State Wildlife Biologist for over 20 years, and was largely responsible for the Wild Turkey Managment Restoration Project in NJ. Bob then joined the NWTF as a Regional Biologist for NJ, DE, PA, and MD. Bob recently retired from that position and now serves in a consulting positon with the NWTF.

The Robert Eriksen Conservation Award is usually given to an indiividual who's outstanding conservation work in the field helps to improve habitat, and promote sound wildlife managment. The New Jersey State Chapter Board of Directors
is proud to present
The US Fish and Wildlife Service
Walkill River National Wildlife Refuge Staff


The 2017
Robert E. Eriksen Conservation
Award


In recoginition of the outstanding efforts
put forth by the Refuge Staff, in supporting the NWTF's



Initiative through providing
Youth, Women, and Disabled and Wounded Warriors
Hunting and Fishing Opportunities
And
Participation in the
Thunder Mountain Habitat Restoration Project


Willam E. Smith
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is issued to an individual who has been an outstanding volunteer in his/her local New Jersey Chapter.
Several special volunteers have been awarded this honor.

The recipient receives an
Engraved Trophy an Engraved Plaque and $250.

Cristina McGannon has been an outstanding volunteer over the past two years,
She has worked tirelessly on Wheelin's Sportsmen, WITO and JAKES events held at the Walkill National Wildlife Refuge, in Wantage, NJ.
Cristina has now taken over more responsiblity as the NJ State WITO coordinator and is now the Secretary for the New Jersey State Chapter.

It is with pride that the State Chapter recognizes Cristina for her achievments and dedication to our favorite game bird - the wild turkey,

The New Jersey State Chapter is proud to award
CRISTINA McGANNON

The
Willam E. Smith

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

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For information concerning this site or any of the local chapters' sites contact
Thomas Plante
NJ NWTF, Webmaster
7 Marston Road, Flanders, NJ 07836
973-584-2799