Nick Buggia

Upper Midwestern States Manager


Nick Buggia joined CSF in August of 2018 as the Upper Midwestern States Manager. As part of CSF’s States Program Team, Nick works closely with state legislative sportsmen’s caucuses in the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and members of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Prior to joining CSF, Nick worked on political campaigns in his home state of Michigan ranging from State House to Governor, as well as working for Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley. Nick has experience working in Michigan’s executive branch under Governor Rick Snyder and in the State Senate, as Legislative Director for Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Senator Mike Green, where he spent the majority of his time focusing on natural resources and agricultural policy. Nick holds a Bachelor degree from Saginaw Valley State University, where he majored in political science and minored in economics.

A native of Mayville, Michigan, Nick is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys hunting on the family farm and takes every opportunity to go fishing on Saginaw Bay.


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Studies conducted at both the state and federal level have found that the number of hunters and trappers have been on a generally declining trend over the past several decades. To increase recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) of hunters and trappers, which initiative do you think would have the greatest impact?

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