Assistant Manager, Great Lakes States

Bob Matthews

Bob joined CSF in May 2022 and serves as the Assistant Manager of the Great Lakes States. Bob works closely with the state legislative sportsmen’s caucuses under the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and members of the Governor’s Sportsmen’s Caucus in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Bob earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Michigan State University College of Law, where his studies focused on Conservation and Wildlife law. Before attending law school, Bob earned a B.S. in Political Science with a focus on Public Policy from Arizona State University. Prior to joining CSF, Bob clerked for general practice law firms and worked on both litigation and policy for the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission.

Bob lives in a small town in Michigan with his wife Ally and their dog Ivy where he hunts, camps, and fishes.

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