Texas BHA is united by a passion to safeguard the public lands and waters that support our hunting and angling traditions and enrich our lives. We invite you to become a part of our team and directly contribute to preserving quality habitat and outdoor access for current and future generations.
Volunteer Board Roles - Apply Now
Check out the role descriptions below then take a few minutes to fill out our online survey. Applications due Friday, December 15, 2023.
The Treasurer has board voting privileges and a term of 2 years. Weekly time commitment: 1-2 hours depending on event frequency
The Treasurer will keep an accurate record of all TX BHA funds received and disbursed, in accordance with the policies and protocols of BHA HQ. The Treasurer shall submit financial reports and volunteer hours reports as required by our 501(c)3 restrictions. They will ensure the accuracy and availability of this information to board members and BHA staff for operations, planning and decision-making purposes. The Treasurer is tasked with completing an event spreadsheet after each event or fundraiser, ensuring cash funds are deposited promptly, and reviewing invoices and reports in a timely manner to facilitate payouts from HQ.
The Events Chair has board voting privileges and a term of 2 years. Weekly time commitment: 4-6 hours depending on scheduled events.
The Events Chair is tasked with bolstering TX BHA’s presence and fundraising capacity through unique and engaging events such as film fests, storytelling events, wild game tastings and more. They will ID volunteers, delegate tasks, handle logistics, research and secure venues, and develop partnerships, budgets, pricing structure and promotion details. They will work closely with the TX BHA Board and Public Outreach Committees and, in some cases, the Southwest Chapter Coordinator to see that chapter events run smoothly and help us welcome more hunters and anglers than ever before into the BHA family.
Public Outreach Committee Chair
The POC Chair has board voting privileges and a term of 3 years. Weekly time commitment: 3-5 hours depending on scheduled events
The POC Chair is tasked with mobilizing and empowering Regional Coordinators and their local POC committee members to execute the goals of Texas BHA as defined by the chapter board. The POC Chair will act as the conduit between Regional Coordinators and the chapter board, helping to fast-track event approval and coordination, handle budget approvals through the Executive Committee or voting board, and facilitate gear transfer between locations. The POC Chair will also train and support Regional Coordinators and POC members to ensure smooth operations and help new leaders engage with BHA’s mission in a meaningful way. The POC Chair is tasked with building our on the ground funnel to engage new future leaders with the Texas BHA board.
Regional Coordinators (Region 1- DFW, Region 3 - Houston)
Each TX BHA Regional Representative shall act as a local leader and “boots-on-the-ground” representative of their region. They are tasked with developing a grassroots network to execute BHA events, educate local communicates on BHA policies and stewardship efforts and grow BHA’s sphere of influence. They are encouraged to meet and know the elected representatives in their region (e.g. village, city and county), as well as other conservation organizations and state and federal wildlife and land managers. They will represent their region to the TX BHA Board to ensure a flow of information “from the ground up.”
Social Media Manager
The Social Media Manager does not have voting privileges and has a term of 3 years. Weekly time commitment: 4-5 hours depending on events, policy & stewardship execution
The Social Media Manager plays a crucial role in advancing our mission to promote conservation and public access and raise awareness about the challenges facing hunting and fishing in Texas. By managing our social media platforms, they will inspire the hunt/fish community to take part in Texas BHA community events, policy, and stewardship work and provide coverage of TX BHA events, meetings, and activities. This person will develop and publish compelling original content (including posts, videos, etc.) and share canned content and promotions provided by BHA HQ. They will work closely with our Communications Chair to ensure consistent messaging and branding across all channels. The Social Media Manager will continue building and engaging with our growing online community including responding to or flagging comments and fostering connections between the chapter and new contacts. Useful skills for this role are a passion for and understanding of hunting, fishing, and conservation in Texas, an understanding of social media management, current trends, and platforms, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Volunteer on Your Region's Public Outreach Committee
If you are interested in being notified of volunteer opportunities in your area like pint nights, cleanups, R3 events, policy initiatives and cleanups please email your name, address, email and phone to the Public Outreach Committee Coordinator in your area.
Region 1 - DFW, Lubbock, Amarillo: Vacant (Chapter email)
Region 2 - Austin, San Antonio, Big Bend Country, El Paso: Reagan Evans
Region 3 - Brownsville, Texarkana, Houston, College Station: Logan Hope