President - Captain Dale Steele

Great Parks of Hamilton County, Ohio          

Vice President - Ranger Brad DePriest

Arkansas State Parks

2nd Vice President - Chief Ranger, Dennis Cease (Retired)

Wyoming State Parks

Treasurer - Chief Steve Newsom (Retired)

(Past President) Great Parks of Hamilton County, Ohio

2nd Treasurer - Captain Dale Steele

Great Parks of Hamilton County, Ohio

Secretary - Ranger Brian Haug

Kansas State Parks

Executive Director - Captain Carl Nielsen (Retired))

Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection


Chief Mark Caughlan Past President, Wyoming State Parks

Chief William (Bill) Westerfield     Past President, (Retired) Wyoming State Parks 

Ed Thomas                          Arkansas State Parks

Chief George Poulos                       Past Vice President, (Retired) Miami – Dade Parks, Florida

Chief Wally Wood                           Chief Ranger, (Retired) Georgia Dept. Natural Resources

Chief Scott Raven                            Chief Ranger, (Retired) San Marcos, Texas

Shayn Koppes Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

Jim Hawkins      Colorado State Parks and Wildlife; Boating Safety Coordinator     


Captain Lucas Anderson Missouri State Parks

Captain Shawn Bengtson Texas State Parks and Wildlife Dept., Park Police

Ranger David Dobbins     Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources; State Natural Resource Officer (Retired)

Bylaws Committee

Carl Nielsen Chair

Bill Westerfield

Dale Steele

Merchandise Committee

Mark Caughlan

Jim Hawkins

Carl Nielsen


PLEA CHAPTERS are a way to grow PLEA and help fulfill our Mission.  Interested in starting a PLEA CHAPTER? Just come together and form one! A PLEA Chapter can be State or Regional.  PLEA Chapters are not required to be incorporated like an Affiliate as long as the PLEA Bylaws are followed. Contact the PLEA Executive Director for more information.

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