By Spencer Perkins/County Extension Agent
The Henderson County Wildlife Committee started 2018 off with its annual installation and awards banquet held on January 23. Jason Dalrymple of Athens was installed as the 2018 Chairman of the 12-member committee. He will oversee the activities of the county-wide committee as they work towards developing educational programs designed to bring about solutions to problems common to the land managers and sportsmen.
Other officers installed to help direct the committee were Secretary Spencer Sims of Brownsboro and Treasurer Mandy Hancock of Malakoff. Chris Allen of Athens and Ryan Cawthon of Brownsboro were installed as new members to assist the committee in various programs. Both the officers and new members were officially installed by Henderson County Leadership Advisory Board member Bob Miars of Murchison.
Newly installed Chairman Jason Dalrymple stated that the committee has several programs slated for this year including the Spring Rendezvous, a Lake and Pond Field Day, Hunter Education Classes and a Fall Hunters Rendezvous.