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Fishing’s Future

RBFF adds to Board of Directors


The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the body driving participation in the US, has added Brad Loveless to its Board of Directors.

Loveless is secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and has more than 30 years’ experience in conservation and environmental management.

“With such a strong background in fish and wildlife management, Brad will be an invaluable member of the board,” said RBFF President and CEO Dave Chanda. “He truly appreciates the significant role anglers and boaters play in conserving our nation’s waterways.”

Before rejoining the KDWP in 2019, Loveless spent 34 years at Evergy as senior director of environmental conservation and sustainability. He is an avid angler, hunter and beekeeper.

He joins a a 24-strong RBFF board that already includes Diane Bristol of Simms Fishing Products; Glenn Hughes, President of the American Sportfishing Association; Carly Hysell, Garmin International; Jon Schlosser, Pure Fishing; Bob Ziehmer, Bass Pro Shops; and Board Chairman Jeff Pontius, formerly of Zebco Brands.

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