Ken is a Colorado native, has lived in Utah for the past 25 years. He has a B.S. degree in Outdoor Recreation/Natural Resources from Colorado State University and a Master's of Landscape Architecture/Environmental Planning from Utah State University. Professional background includes work with county, state, and federal agencies as a park planner, environmental consultant, and soil conservationist. He enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities including flyfishing, upland and waterfowl hunting, dog training and traditional archery.
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John was born and raised in Tustin, California, and started college at Cal Poly State University, where he played football and was elected freshman class president. He finished his undergraduate degree at San Jose State, and then entered US Naval Flight training in Pensacola, Florida, receiving his commission as an ensign in June 1968, followed by his Navy wings of gold in June 1969.
John was a Distinguished Naval Graduate and flight instructor, teaching formation flying and tactics in T-28s. During his instructor stint John also completed a Masters of Business Administration at the University of Florida. He went on to fly C-131s, and after completing his service commitment was hired as a commercial airline pilot for Western Airlines.
Jay was raised in the farm country of the Salinas Valley of California. He developed a passion for things outdoors at a very early age and was engaged in studying birds of all kinds by the time he was 7 or 8 years old. He fondly remembers his early hunting forays, riding his bike across his small community and going down to the river to chase quail, cottontails and an occasional duck.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers seeks to ensure America's outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing in a natural setting, through education and work on behalf of wild public lands and waters.