Ellen McNulty was taught the value of land stewardship while growing up on her family’s rice, soybean, and catfish farm in eastern Arkansas. She holds a bachelor's degree in fisheries and aquaculture from the University of Arkansas and an MS in fisheries and wildlife from the University of Missouri. Ellen worked with the AWF as the National Wildlife Federation’s Arkansas outreach coordinator in 2009 and 2010. Prior to that, she was watershed coordinator for the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. Ellen has served on the AWF board since 2011.
Entrepreneur Charles (Trey) Buckner has been an Arkansas Wildlife Federation board member since 2015. Trey invests in his community through mentoring youth and promoting socially conscious outdoor activities in the state he loves. A graduate of the University of Arkansas with a BSBA in real estate and finance, Trey has also served as a board member for the Deans Advisory Committee of the Walton College of Business.
Jim Taylor is a public land advocate, bowhunter, and Arkansas Wildlife Federation board member since 2015. Hunters can follow Jim's thoughts on conservation, public lands, and bowhunting in the AWF's Arkansas Out of Doors as well as his blog at http://www.BowhunterChronicles.com/
Yoriko "Lola" Perritt joined the Arkansas Wildlife Federation board in 2011. A lifelong educator, Lola earned her bachelor of education from Henderson State and her masters degree at the University of Arkansas. She is currently a visiting instructor for the school of education at UALR. Lola enjoys fishing, bird watching, and trail riding. She serves as chair of AWF's education committee and writes the Arkansas Wild Kids column for AWF's Arkansas-Out-of-Doors.
Johnny Carrol Sain was named interim executive director of the Arkansas Wildlife Federation in 2017. Johnny is a graduate of Arkansas Tech University with a BA in journalism and minor in biology. His resume includes 15 years of sales and marketing prior to becoming a freelance writer and editor focusing on the environment, nature, hunting, fishing, and rural culture. Johnny is an avid hunter, angler, and amateur naturalist.
* Denotes Executive Board Members