Executive Director – David J. Wielicki
David Wielicki founded the South Carolina Waterfowl Association (SCWA) on December 16, 1986. He has served as the Executive Director of SCWA since the organization's inception. David graduated with honors degree in Wildlife Management from Auburn University in 1983. During his undergraduate and graduate studies he spent three years in Manitoba, Canada assisting waterfowl researchers on waterfowl and wetland ecology projects and conducting his own research on aspects of mallard nutrition during the summer molting period. David's research was funded by the Delta Waterfowl Foundation and he received his Master of Science degree from the University of Manitoba. David worked for Ted Turner managing over 2,000 acres of coastal rice field impoundments prior to founding the South Carolina Waterfowl Association. David has over 25 years of experience as a waterfowl biologist and manager. David grew up in North Alabama hunting and fishing with his father Tony Wielicki. David is an avid waterfowl hunter and fisherman who enjoys sharing the outdoors with his father, wife Joette and two children, Gracie and Tony. His duties at SCWA include Association management, strategic planning, fund raising and waterfowl management.
Chapter Development Director - Mac Bagnal
Mac Bagnal accepted the full time position of SCWA Director of Chapter Development on June 4, 2004. Mac became interested in SCWA in 1996 when he was asked to join his local SCWA committee. In 2002, the committee elected Mac to become chairman of Clarendon SCWA Chapter. His passion to help raise money for SCWA's programs and Camp Woodie landed him a job in June of 2004. Mac believes in SCWA's mission to Conserve, Enhance, and Perpetuate our waterfowl heritage. Mac is an avid outdoorsman who loves to hunt and fish. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his son Donald McQueen III (Trey) and daughter Mary McKenzie, and his wife Lisa. His duties at SCWA include assisting Chapter Chairman and volunteers with fund raising event planning and implementation, strategic planning and fund raising budget development and assisting Camp Woodie and other SCWA departments. Mac invites each SCWA member to become active with their local SCWA Chapter Committee. To get involved give him a call at 803-938-3145.
Office Manager - Jennifer McNeely
Jennifer McNeely was hired at the South Carolina Waterfowl Association in November of 2011. While she grew up as a city girl in Raleigh, NC, Jennifer has grown accustomed to the laid back atmosphere and outdoor lifestyle in Clarendon County, SC. Jennifer originally became involved with SCWA as a volunteer and Committee member for the Clarendon Chapter in 2008 and fell in love with the organization and it's cause.
Education Director - Ed Paul
My name is Ed Paul and I am the Camp Director. I was born and raised here on Lake Marion, and like many of you grew up hunting and fishing with my parents and friends. My life has been greatly enriched by the outdoors, and the friendships and connections that have been formed through these experiences. For many years I have been a part of the South Carolina Waterfowl Association and Camp Woodie as a camp counselor, a shooting instructor, a wood duck technician, a farmer, and as a hunting guide. Though, I have been many things here at the Association, I have longed to be a bigger part of the Wildlife Education Center and Camp Woodie and this wonderful opportunity has finally presented itself. I played four years of collegiate baseball at Francis Marion University, and graduated with a business degree. My education, sports and outdoor experiences have prepared me for the challenge of leading the Wildlife Education Center and Camp Woodie. I am married to Leslie St. John Paul. She also loves the outdoors and working with youth.
Charlie C. Rountree, III
John W. Williamson, III
South Carolina Waterfowl Association Board of Directors
President - James H. Walker
Senior Vice President - Philip L. Horn, Jr
Secretary / Treasurer -
Marshall J. Collins, Jr.
Gary W. Dietrich
Delbert A. Eggert
John N. McCarter
Fundraising and Membership Services - Thomasyne Hipp
Thomasyne Hipp was hired at South Carolina Waterfowl Association in March 2008. She is in charge of Fundraising and Membership Services. She grew up in Manning, SC, where she spends a great deal of time on the lake with her family and friends. Thomasyne loves to read and collect books. She also enjoys learning how to cook old and new recipes. She's not one of the usual outdoorsy types that work at SCWA, but she believes the work this amazing organization has done for the past 28 years has been a great contributor to wildlife conservation efforts.
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