Officers & Board Members

There are over 800 members involved in making Valley Forge Trout Unlimited the effective conservation organization it is. The following list is only a sampling of the many dedicated members who help our effort in various ways.


President: Pete Hughes  
Vice President, Internal Affairs: Karl Heine  
Vice President, External Affairs: Chris Burns  
Secretary: Park Messikomer 
Treasurer: Robbi Freisem 

Board Members

Dave Dickens – Trout in the Classroom
Pete Goodman – Environmental Chairman
Peter Lee – Membership Chairman

Joe Armstrong
John Dettry
Frank Donohoe
Charlie Griffen
Jim Leonard
Dave Macaleer
Owen Owens
Al Renzi
Jeff Turner
Lester Young

Program Leads
(non-board members)

Project Healing Waters

Jim Clark – VFTU Program Lead
Dave Riggio – Deputy Regional Coordinator for PA
                          & Community Program – West Bradford
Ken Van Gilder – Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Thad Nowakowski – Royersford Program Lead