President’s Blog

North Central Division’s Presidential Blog

For 2022 – 2023, Brian Nerbonne of MN Dept of Natural Resources will be the NCD President.  At his convenience, he’ll offer musings about what he sees as important for the Division.  See his blogs below:

For 2021- 2022, Mark Fincel of South Dakota Game, Fish, & Parks captaining the NCD vessel was President.  You can see where he tried steering the vessel in his blogs below:

For 2020 – 2021, the NCD President was Joseph Conroy, from Ohio.  Joe serves as the Fisheries Biology Supervisor for the Ohio DNR.  You can see how he views the world and the NCD by reading his blogs below:

The 2019 – 2020 NCD President was Jeff Kopaska.  Check out his reflections on life and observational patterns below:

The 2018 – 2019 NCD President was Heather Hettinger, Fish Management Biologist for the MI DNR.  Check out her thoughtful ruminations below:

The 2017 – 2018 NCD President was Mark Pyron, Professor at Ball State University in Indiana.  Check out his musings below:

The 2016 – 2017 NCD President was Sandy Clark-Kolaks, Researcher in Indiana.  Check out her ramblings below:

Sandy trout

The 2015-2016 NCD President was Melissa Wuellner, Assistant Professor at South Dakota State University.  Check out her musings below.