About Us

Fish and Wildlife Administrative Officers from the Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) and the Conservation Business Managers Association (CBMA) throughout the United States and Canada are dedicated to raising the standards and establishing best practices in support of promoting a broader understanding and acceptance of the value of business management as a tool of natural resource management.

This is accomplished by providing a forum for members to discuss current issues, exchange ideas and information through study, education, research and cooperative communication.

Administrative Officers Workshop/CBMA

Workshop to be held September 25-28, 2016 in Gettysburg Pennsylvania

About the Conference

The conference provides a forum for business managers from Fish and Wildlife organizations to discuss current issues and exchange ideas. Committees include: Accounting and Auditing, Administration and Budget, Human Resources, Information Technology, Licensing, Procurement, and Marketing.

Historical Information

Final Reports

Recent and Future Host States for WAFWA-AOW/CBMA Conference

Year
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Host Group
WAFWA
WAFWA
CMBA
WAFWA
WAFWA
CMBA
WAFWA
WAFWA
CMBA
WAFWA
WAFWA
CMBA
WAFWA
WAFWA
CMBA

Host State
Colorado
Nebraska
Arkansas
Idaho
Utah
Missouri
Arizona
Wyoming
Wisconsin
Alaska
New Mexico
Pennsylvania
Washington
Nevada
Oklahoma

Co-Host State
Minnesota
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Washington
Wisconsin
Kansas
Nevada
Illinois
South Dakota
Montana
Nebraska
Minnesota
Utah
Missouri
Arkansas
Arizona

Note:  $1000 from each host group is to be given to help with expenses to the host state. For example in 2015, CBMA would give New Mexico $1000.  In 2016, WAFWA would give Pennsylvania $1000. See the “Policy for Use of Funds” agreement approved during the September 2006 business meeting in Nebraska.

 

 

 

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