Governors Sportsmen's Caucus
In 2009 the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) formed the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC) - a bipartisan caucus of governors to protect and advance the interests of America's sportsmen and women, and advance professional fish and wildlife management policy.
The GSC facilitates communication and information exchange between participating offices in support of policies and regulations that promote and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. Guided by a bipartisan leadership team of governors and staffed through CSF, the GSC complements and enhances the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus and the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses. Presently, the bipartisan GSC consists of 27 members representing diverse regions of the nation.
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Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Leadership
Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Members: Sportsmen’s Profiles
- Governor Phil Bryant (MS)
- Governor Steve Bullock (MT)
- Governor Doug Burgum (ND)
- Governor Mike DeWine (OH)
- Governor John Edwards (LA)
- Governor Mark Gordon (WY)
- Governor Brian Kemp (GA)
- Governor Bill Lee (TN)
- Governor Janet Mills (ME)
- Governor Kristi Noem (SD)
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- Improve hunter and target shooter involvement in regulatory and legislative processes. (12.80%)
- Enact or expand temporary hunter education deferral programs (apprentice license programs, multiyear options, programs for all first-time hunters regardless of age, and programs promoting hunting of multiple game species). (10.40%)
- Offer shooting sports and hunter education as school activities and recreation programs. (61.60%)
- Link existing programming into family-oriented organizations (such as churches and home-school groups) where participants will have the social support to continue. (15.20%)