Lowell Graybill, Lancaster County, was elected President of PFSC during our Spring conference March 14, 2020. Mr. Graybill formerly served as treasurer of the PFSC. As PFSC President, he will be working diligently to ensure PFSC remains relevant in all areas of the organizations mission and that it remains at the forefront for conservation initiatives in Pennsylvania.
"I look foreword to my tenure as the President of the PFSC. There are many challenges ahead of us as an organization and as conservationists. We must forge relationships and work together in all aspects of conservation, the Second Amendment and our outdoor heritage. Together we can tackle what is ahead of us."
Lowell has been actively involved with the PFSC since 1999. He has always had an interest in the outdoors and eagerly began hunting turkey and deer with his new wife and father-in-law in the late 80s. Lowell and his wife became certified to teach Hunter-Trapper Education classes around the time their children Stephanie and David were old enough to purchase their first hunting licenses at the age of twelve. Both he and his wife, Tracy, were presented the PGC Outstanding Instructor of the Year away in 2016.
Jahred Klahre, York County, was elected Vice President East. As Vice President East, Mr. Klahre will work closely with the PFSC president to ensure all organizational goals are being met, along with developing relationships in the eastern counties of Pennsylvania that benefit the mission of PFSC.
"I'm a driven professional with a passion for conservation and the promotion of science-based wildlife management. It is my goal to use my energetic and compassionate leadership style to move PFSC forward and accomplish the tasks ahead of us for conservation, the Second Amendment, and our outdoor heritage."
Jahred also serves in various volunteer capacities and is a member of Hunters United for Sunday Hunting, Quality Deer Management Association, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, National Wild Turkey Federation, Sportsmen's Alliance, NRA, Trout Unlimited and Ducks Unlimited.
Shawn Myers, Mercer County, was elected Vice President West. As Vice President West, Mr. Myers will work closely with the PFSC president to ensure all organizational goals are met, along with developing relationships in the western counties of Pennsylvania that benefit the mission of PFSC.
"I look forward to doing everything I can to advance the mission of the PFSC regarding our outdoor heritage, Second Amendment Rights and other issues that face conservation here in Pennsylvania."
Douglas Lapp, Chester County, was elected PFSC Secretary. As PFSC Secretary, Mr. Lapp will work closely with the President and board promoting PFSC objectives. Doug will supervise and ensure proper recording and documenting of all Board and organizational meetings.
"There are two groups within American culture that claim to be the original conservationist: the farming community and the hunting community. My loyalties lie with science-based conservation. That's why I am so heavily involved with both."
Doug also serves in various volunteer capacities with Hunters United for Sunday Hunting, Cochranville Fire Company, Chester/Delaware County Farm Bureau, Lancaster Softball League, Highland Townships Committeeman, Republican Committee of Chester County.
Mary Hosmer, Elk County, was re-elected to represent the individual members of the PFSC as the Member-at-large. "I am honored to continue to serve the PFSC individual members, and I look forward to working with our new leadership. I believe we have embarked on a new era for the Federation, and I look forward to transitioning my position to a younger candidate very soon."
Denny Fillmore, Cumberland County, the outgoing President, will serve on the board as the Immediate Past President
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