Leadership Opportunities

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers seeks to ensure North America's outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing in a natural setting, through education and work on behalf of wild public lands and waters.


We have ended our current Volunteer Board Recruitment Period and are reviewing applications. Thank you for your interest! 

 


Chair of the Chapter: The chair shall be the chair of the Executive Committee and shall preside at all meetings of the Chapter Board. The Chair shall approve the members of all committees of the Chapter Board other than the Executive Committee. The Chair shall generally supervise and direct all other Officers of the Chapter and hold all Chapter Leaders Accountable. 


Regional Representatives: 

  • Northern/ Interior
  • Southcentral
  • Southeast

Regional Representatives are responsible for recruiting and leading members that can be called upon to help with local Alaska BHA outreach efforts such as fundraisers, work projects, educational events and other volunteer opportunities. Besides bringing BHA's mission to life in their communities and regions through outreach, Representatives and their volunteer base will serve as our "eyes and ears" for issues that Alaska BHA may find impactful to our goals and policies. 


Alaska Boards of Fish and Game Liaison: The Liaison to the Alaska Boards of Fish and Game will be responsible for tracking and reporting activity by the Alaska Board of Fish and Board of Game, back to the Alaska BHA board. The Boards Liaison will have a good understanding of the Alaska Boards of Fish and Game process and BHA HQ level policy. The Boards Liaison will work closely with the Policy Chair to draft any proposals for regulation change or comments on proposals. The Boards Liaison will also work with Regional Representatives to better understand how proposed regulation change could affect regional members. 


Events Chair: The Events Chair is responsible for medium to large scale event coordination, promotion and execution. The Events Chair will work to maximize public awareness of BHA, bolster membership and fundraise. They will work closely with other board members and Regional Representatives to ensure events are well planned, and provide a welcoming atmosphere for a diverse array of members and prospects alike.