Advisory Board

Interested in joining the Michigan 4-H Shooting Sports Advisory Board?   

Member

Term

Position 

County

Contact

Bob Richards (20-22) Chair, Pistol Representative  Clinton rbrtrichards@aol.com 
Jeff Harthy   Treasurer, Rifle Representative
Barry shootsafe@email.com 
Dave Van Putten   Secretary Barry ltfd101@gmail.com 
Linda Taylor   Hunting & Wildlife  St. Clair taylorhzl@aol.com      
Chip Culbertson   Archery Representative Benzie cpmakj40@aol.com 
Scott Wallace   Shotgun Representative Barry scott.wallace.mich@gmail.com
Laura Quist MSUE staff Shooting Sports Program Coordinator Wexford quistla1@msu.edu 
Seth Martin MSUE staff MSUE staff representative Macomb mart1885@msu.edu 
Ashley Freed MSUE staff MSUE staff representative Luce freedash@msu.edu 
Bob Richards    Muzzleloader Representative Clinton  rbrtrichards@aol.com 

 

Michigan 4-H Shooting Sports Advisory Board Meeting Calendar

Includes all Board meetings, committee meetings, training events, and tournaments. 
Information and reservations for Hoverball Inflatable archery exhibit can be requested here and coordinated with other counties who share it statewide. 


 

Level 2 Instructors (State Training Teams)

Certified Level 2 Instructors earn this State Trainer status. As their primary task, these individuals (mostly volunteers) facilitate Level 1 Instructor certification workshops across the state. 

  • Interested in becoming a Level 2 Instructor/State Trainer? Contact Laura Quist (quistla1@msu.edu). 
  • Have a discipline-specific question for a trainer? Email the team below. They are glad to help!
Coordinators (Administrative Leaders for the Shooting Sports Project Area)
Jacqui Rabine (Rep) rabineja@msu.edu  St.Clair Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Coordinator, 2021.
Laura Quist, quistla1@msu.edu  Wexford Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Coordinator, 2019.
Ashley Freed, freedash@msu.edu  Luce Attending Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Coordinator, 2022.
Jeff Harthy,  shootsafe@email.com  Barry  
     
Rifle Trainers
Jeff Harthy (Rep), shootsafe@email.com  Barry  Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Rifle, 2021.
Charlie Opalewski, copalewski3816@gmail.com  St. Joseph  
Bob Richards, rbrtrichards@aol.com  Clinton  Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Rifle, 2021.
Dave Van Putten, ltfd101@gmail.com  Barry  
     
Archery Trainers  
Chip Culbertson, cpmakj40@aol.com  Benzie  
Troy Reynolds, shootsafely@frontier.com  St. Joseph  
Mick Sigafoose, sigfoosemick@gmail.com  Shiawassee Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Archery, 2021.
Rob Yarger, (Trainee) yargermeister@comcast.net  Monroe Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Archery, 2021.
Laura Quist (Trainee) quistla1@msu.edu  Wexford  Attending Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Coordinator, 2022.
Liz Wiener (Trainee) wienerel@msu.edu  Alger Attending Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Coordinator, 2022.
Lisa Kelley (Trainee) lkelley@msu.edu  Oakland  
Kaelie Fessler (Trainee) fessler5@msu.edu  Presque Isle Attending Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Coordinator, 2022.
     
Hunting and Wildlife   
Linda Taylor, taylorhzl@aol.com (Rep) St. Clair Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 H&W, 2021.
Laura Quist, quistla1@msu.edu Wexford Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 H&W, 2021.
     
Shotgun Trainers  
Scott Wallace (Rep), scott.wallace.mich@gmail.com  Barry/Montcalm  
Jeff Harthy, shootsafe@email.com  Barry  
Bob Richards,  rbrtrichards@aol.com  Clinton  
Mark Taylor (Trainee) taylorhzl@aol.com  St. Clair Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Shotgun, 2021.
Rob Hewlett (Trainee) swisshaven2@aol.com  Newaygo  
Paul Haver (Trainee) redhaver@gmail.com  Charlevoix  
     
Pistol Trainers  
Bob Richards (Rep), rbrtrichards@aol.com  Clinton Certified Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Pistol, 2014.
Jeff Harthy, shootsafe@email.com  Barry  
Dave Van Putten, ltfd101@gmail.com  Barry  
Rob Hewlett, swisshaven2@aol.com  Newaygo  
     
Muzzleloader Trainers  
Bob Richards (Rep), rbrtrichards@aol.com  Clinton  Attending Nat'l 4-H Level 2 Coordinator, 2022.