AGLOW OFFICERS & BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ASSOCIATION OF GREAT LAKES OUTDOOR WRITERS

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2021 AGLOW Officers

Ken Perrotte

President
King George, VA

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Ken Perrotte is an award-winning writer/photographer and U.S. Air Force veteran. He is president of Kmunicate Worldwide LLC and manages/provides content for www.outdoorsrambler.com, covering hunting, fishing, wild game cooking, travel and more. He has written the weekly outdoors column for the Fredericksburg, Virginia, regional daily newspaper, The Free Lance-Star, since 1997. For 19 years, he was an outdoors writer and outdoors gear scout for the Military Times Media Group (and its predecessor the Army Times Publishing Company). In early 2015, he became the Conservation Field Editor for the National Wild Turkey Federation. Ken and his wife Maria were the wild game cooking columnists for Virginia Wildlife magazine for 10 years. He has had more than 2,000 published outdoors-related articles, with his work appearing in more than a dozen publications.

Chris Sebastian

Chris Sebastian

Vice President
Ann Arbor, MI

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Chris is public affairs coordinator at Ducks Unlimited, managing communications across DU’s 21-state Great Lakes/Atlantic Region. With nearly 20 years of experience in journalism and public relations, Chris brings a passion for multimedia outdoors storytelling to AGLOW. A lifelong Michigander, he works with hunters and partner organizations to help DU conserve thousands of acres of wetlands each year in the Great Lakes region.

Trent Marsh

Trent Marsh

Treasurer
Columbia City, IN

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Trent is editorial manager at SPYPOINT, and wears many hats in the outdoor industry. An award-winning outdoor communicator, he has more than a decade of marketing industry experience. As editorial manager, Trent blends his ability to create engaging and relatable content with plain-speaking product language, while still churning out content for various online and print outlets.

Karen Lutto

Karen Lutto

Secretary
Boerne, TX

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Karen brings more than three decades of industry experience to AGLOW. She is owner of Hunter Outdoor Communications, a Texas-based public relations agency with international reach. The company has gained a well-earned reputation as a respected, integrated communications company representing all corners of the industry. Karen is an avid outdoors woman that hunts and fishes all over the world. She has owned the company for 28 years.

Mark C. Smith

Executive Director
Culver, IN

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Mark was a long-time media and corporate member of AGLOW having served on both the board of directors and executive committee before taking on the executive director position in 2016.

2021 Board of Directors

Tim Lesmeister

Chairmen
Dunedin, FL

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Freelance outdoor writer, photographer, radio, and television host. Columnist for Outdoor News and co-host of Outdoor News Radio. Past president of AGLOW in 2020.

Barb Carey

Director
Oxford, WI

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Freelance outdoor communicator, licensed fishing guide and founder of Wisconsin Women Fish.

Joe Henry

Director
St. Cloud, MN

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Freelance outdoor communicator, executive director of Lake of the Woods Tourism.

Joshua Huff

Director
LaPointe, WI

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Freelance outdoor communicator.

Josh Lantz

Director
Three Oaks, MI

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Freelance outdoor communicator, owner, Sand Creek Media.

Mike Schoonveld

Director
Morocco, IN

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Outdoor writer, Lake Michigan charter fishing guide.

Dena Vick

Dena Vick

Director
Little Rock, AR

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Freelance outdoor communicator.

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