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Your volunteer operations staff is here to help you and your local chapter or state council bring TU’s mission to life in your home waters. Reach out to us for support and guidance on all aspects of TU volunteer leadership.

For membership issues, to join or renew, or update your address — please email

Nick Halle
Volunteer Operations Coordinator
(703) 284-9425
Contact Nick for:
– New volunteer orientation
– Leaders Only Tools section of access
– Insurance certificates
– Fundraising support
– Service Partnership program resources
Doug Agee
Online Community Manager
(435) 633-1359
Contact Doug for:
– TU Online Community (Forum) help
– TU Event Tools support or training
– General digital engagement support
Libby Glaser
TU Costa 5 Rivers Coordinator
(573) 789-9057
Contact Libby for:
– Setting up a 5 Rivers college club
– Connecting with a 5 Rivers club
Darek Staab
Pacific Northwest Education Coordinator
(560) 461-5735
Contact Darek for:
– Youth education programming
in Oregon and Washington
Tara Granke
Headwaters Youth Program Coordinator
(828) 575-6132
Contact Tara for:
– Headwaters Youth Program support, e.g.
– Summer on the Fly
– Trout in the Classroom
– Teen Summit
– STREAM Girls/ STREAM Keepers
Maggie Heumann
Manager of Volunteer Operations
(256) 996-2241
Contact Maggie for:
– Volunteer leadership development
– Strategic planning support
– Member growth & engagement training
– Partnership and affinity group support
Franklin Tate
Director, Headwaters Youth Program
(828) 545-0747
Contact Franklin for:
– State or Regional Summer Camp information
– Youth risk management & liability
– Headwaters partnership opportunities
– Headwaters funding opportunities
Jeff Yates
Director of Volunteer Operations
(203) 216-7078
Contact Jeff for:
– Engagement support & resources
– Regional engagement partnership
– National Event sponsor & partner
Beverly Smith
Vice President for Volunteer Operations
(307) 734-2814
Contact Beverly for:
– Diversity, equity & inclusion training
– Strategic national partnership
opportunities & sponsorship
– Risk management &
whistleblower reports



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Your Volunteer Operations Staff is here to help! 

Reach out to us at to find the right person to help you with your specific chapter or council volunteer need.