Nick joined the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation in May 2021 as the Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator. As part of the States Program Team, Nick works with and supports the members of the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining CSF, Nick worked for Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Governor Reeves of Mississippi. As a policy advisor, his portfolio included wildlife and natural resource conservation, energy, forestry, agriculture, and transportation, among other issues. During his tenure with Gov. Reeves, Nick negotiated several pieces of legislation through both chambers of the Mississippi Legislature on these topics, and worked closely with the White House, federal agencies, and the Mississippi congressional delegation on a variety of issues related to wildlife conservation.
Nick grew up on the south shore of Lake Erie and has been hunting, fishing, and boating his whole life.
Nick earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and completed some post-graduate work focusing on American politics from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss).
Articles by Nick Lewis
Excitement Builds for Fall Hunting Season: Resounding Support for New York’s Junior Hunting ProgramMonday, August 30, 2021
CSF Throws Support Behind New York Regulation Changes for Deer, Bear, Fisher and MartenSunday, August 22, 2021
Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners Backs Sportsmen’s Efforts During Latest MeetingMonday, August 9, 2021
New York Sportsmen’s Advisory Council Elects New Leadership, Begins Preparing for 2022 at Annual Board MeetingMonday, July 12, 2021
New Jersey Hunting Contest Ban Moves Out of CommitteeMonday, June 21, 2021
Difficult Legislative Session in Maryland Ends with Some Big WinsTuesday, June 1, 2021
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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?Vote Here
- Increase the number of states with discounted license tailored to specific groups. (3.27%)
- Increase access to public lands. (26.12%)
- Provide more information for new participants. (2.86%)
- Provide hands on opportunities to improve skills and knowledge. (14.49%)
- Engage youth through hunter and conservation programs in schools. (45.71%)
- I feel we have enough sportsmen and women and do not believe R3 programs are necessary. (7.55%)