Board Members

Angela Anderson, President

andersonName: Angela Anderson
KWF Position: President
Hometown: Allen, KS
Occupation: Twin Lakes Watershed Restoration & Protection StrategyCoordinator, Morris County Conservation District; Information & Education Coordinator, Twin Lakes WRAPS
Leadership Roles: USD #251 At-LargeBoard Member; 4-H Program Development Committee member; Kansas Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) State Conference Vice Chairman; Emporia Chapter DAR Vice Regent; volunteer for Black-Footed Ferret reintroduction project night surveys in Logan County,KS; Friends of the David Traylor Zoo member; David Traylor Zoo of Emporia Docent; volunteer presenter for Joyful Noise & Symphony in the Flint Hills.

David M. Zumbaugh, Administrative Vice President

Dave_ZumwaltCroppedName: David M. Zumbaugh

KWF Position: Administrative Vice President

Hometown: Shawnee, Kansas

Occupation: freelance author, photographer and avid outdoorsman

Leadership Roles: Dave earned a BS & MS degree in Biology from Fort Hays State University. He serves as the Conservation/News Editor for American Waterfowler Magazine and is a frequent contributor to various publications including Quail Forever, Wyoming Wildlife, Kansas Outdoors, Water N Woods and Sportsman’s News. He contributes to the NWTF, Delta Waterfowl, DU, Pheasants Forever and the Kansas Wildscape Foundation. David is a member of both the Outdoor Writers Association of America and Outdoor Writers of Kansas.

Steve Sorensen, Conservation Vice President

Name: Steve Sorensen
KWF Position: Conservation  Vice President
Hometown: Valley  Center
Occupation: Retired, KDWP  Biologist and Regional Supervisor
Leadership Roles: KWF Life  Member; KWF Newsletters Editor; former KWF President; former Chair of the  Kansas Audubon Council; former President of the Kansas Chapter of The Wildlife  Society; National Rifle Association Life Member; Ducks Unlimited Life Member.

Brian Snider, Treasurer

Name: Brian Snider
KWF Position: Treasurer
Hometown: Wichita
Occupation: Business Analyst at Bombardier Learjet

Matthew Nowak, Recording Secretary

Name: Matthew Nowak
KWF Position: Recording Secretary
Hometown: Lansing
Occupation: Natural Resources Specialist - Fort  Leavenworth, Kansas
Leadership Roles: Leavenworth Bike Club President

Jim Strine, Northwest District Director

Name: Jim Strine

KWF Position: Northwest District Director

Hometown: Hays, KS

Occupation:  Retired forester with the Kansas Forest Service.

Leadership Roles:  Chaired and served on several committees of the Great Plains Society of American Foresters, Past coordinator for the Forestry Section of the Kansas state Ecomeet; Past State coordinator for the Kansas Champion Tree Program;  Past advisor for the Hays Beautification Committee.


Phil Taunton, Southeast District Director

TauntonName: Phil Taunton
KWF Position: Southeast District Director Hometown: Emporia
Occupation: Volunteer, retired BNSF railroad employee. Free lance writer and host of KVOE What’s in Outdoors, weekly outdoor radio show. What’s in Outdoors. Phil also teaches outdoor related activities at the Flint Hills Technical College, Emporia, Kansas through their Community Connections series.
Leadership Roles: Lyon County Hunter Education Area Coordinator, National Archery in the School NASP and 4-H archery shooting sport instructor. Prairie Walk tour leader for Symphony in the Flinthills. He serves on the board of Southeast Kansas Hunting and Fishing Expo and Missouri-Kansas Region of the National Shoot to Retrieve Association, NSTRA. Phil is also the rules and judging instructor for the Mo-Kan. Region of NSTRA. Very active in environment education programs such as ECO-Meets and Environthons, No Child Left Inside and Green School initiatives.

Troy Schroeder, Southwest District Director

Name: Troy Schroeder
KWF Position: Southwest District Director
Hometown: Albert
Occupation: Farmer; Retired KDWP biologist, Regional  Supervisor, Agriculture Liaison.
Leadership Roles: Pheasants Forever life member;  long time supporter of: KWF; National Wildlife Federation; Ducks Unlimited;  Pheasants Forever; Kansas  Rural Center.
Interests: Developing wildlife habitat  associated with ag production with the aid of the USDA Farm Bill.