LKGA BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Andrew Tipler

Capt. Andrew Tipler
President

Ian Slater

Capt. Ian Slater
Vice-President

Bob Beighley

Capt. Bob Beighley
Secretary

Brian Stilley

Capt. Brian Stilley
Treasurer

Nathaniel Linville

Nathaniel Linville
Outreach Coordinator

Will Benson

Capt. Will Benson
Board Member

Brandon Cyr

Capt. Brandon Cyr
Board Member

Bear Holeman

Capt. Brian "Bear" Holeman
Board Member

Chad Huff

Capt. Chad Huff
Board Member

Jared Cyr

Capt. Jared Cyr
Board Member Alternate

Nick Labadie

Capt. Nick Labadie
Board Member Alternate

Lenny Leonard

Capt. Lenny Leonard
Board Member Alternate

LKGA STAFF:

Celia Tolle

Celia Tolle
Operations Manager

Tournament Subcommittee
Chairperson: Brian Stilley
This subcommittee organizes and executes successful tournaments throughout the year.  LKGA hosts the Sugarloaf Showdown each November and the March Merkin Invitational Permit Tournament in March. Activities include planning, marketing, event day activities, silent auction, and TDC funding for these fishing tournaments.
Clean-Up Subcommittee
Chairperson: Bob Beighley
This subcommittee oversees the organization's yearly marine debris clean-up event. They plan, market, execute the days tasks, and manage the raffle, Every year LKGA hosts this event, the local participation grows as well as the debris collected.
DEIS (Draft Environmental Impact Statement) Subcommittee
Chairperson: Will Benson  
This subcommittee oversees the organization's efforts to address the DEIS from NOAA Sanctuary Advisory Council. Activities include reviewing local regulations being drafted and speaking with local officials that impact this issue.
By Laws Subcommittee
Chairperson: Nathaniel Linville
This subcommittee is responsible for the maintenance of the organization's by laws. The subcommittee presents proposed amendments to the board of directors and general membership for a vote.
Fundraising Subcommittee
Chairperson: Nathaniel Linville
This subcommittee is responsible for the overall goals of raising funds. The subcommittee ensures enough funds raised to meet the operating budget and to fund the current initiatives.
Political Affairs Subcommittee
Chairperson: Will Benson
This subcommittee oversees the organization's efforts to address all political affairs that effect the fishery and guiding culture of the Lower Keys and Key West. Activities include reviewing local regulations being drafted and speaking with local officials that impact this issue.
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