Advisory Committee

Dr. Lindsay Boring
Lindsay Boring, Ph.D., is Director of the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center in southwest, Georgia. The Center’s programs include the natural resource stewardship and management of the 30,000 acre Ichauway site, natural resource education and outreach to landowners, students, policy-makers and public agencies, and five long-term research projects with 90 professional research, education, land management, maintenance and other support staff. Lindsay also serves as Adjunct Associate Professor and Graduate Faculty for the Odum School of Ecology and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia.

Dr. Fred Bryant
Executive Director, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Professional Member, Boone and Crockett Club for 16 years; served 10 years on the Board of Directors of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation; 2011 Finalist for Budweiser Conservationist of the Year (1of 4); author of 4 books; 3 grown children and 9 grandchildren; enjoy hunting and reading about hunting in my spare time; 4th generation Texan from
San Antonio.

Paul R. Vahldiek, Jr.
Chairman, President and CEO of The High Lonesome Ranch and President of Deep Water Cay. He received a B.S. in Business from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas in 1977 and a J.D. at St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas in 1979. In 1980 he returned to his hometown of Houston, Texas and began practicing law. He received the Distinguished Graduate Award from St. Mary’s University Law Alumni Association in 2008.

Paul is a member of the board of directors of Wildlands Network. He is also a board member of Trout Unlimited’s Coldwater Conservation Fund, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and Bonefish Tarpon & Trust. He is a founder and chairman of the Western Landowners Alliance. He serves as a regular member of the Boone & Crockett Club and supports The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and the Mule Deer Association.