The Legal Committee is responsible for advising the SEAFWA Directors and making recommendations on legal matters and issues which may affect the ability of member states to fulfill their management responsibilities.  This Committee shall review and make recommendations regarding the activities and programs for agency legal personnel at the annual conference.  The Committee shall coordinate with other SEAFWA committees to provide such legal information and perspective as may be beneficial to the accomplishment of those committees’ responsibilities.  The Legal Committee shall also be responsibility for the conduct of the annual Legal Writing Award.  Membership on this Committee should include a representative from each member state as recommended by the state Director.

Chair: Rotating Chair held by Legal Counsel of Annual Conference host state

Paul Kugelman, Jr.
Legal Compliance Officer
Virginia Conservation Police
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources

7870 Villa Park Dr. #400
Richmond, VA 23228
PH:  804-305-1777


Jennifer Weber - AL
Jim Goodhart - AR
Emily Norton - FL
Kate Iannuzzi – GA
Daniel Schulman- KY
Steven Fields - KY
Cole Garrett – LA
David McAllister - MO
Jennifer Frazier - MO
Doug Mann - MS
Jessica Helms - NC
Tamara Zmuda - NC
Clayton Eubanks - OK
Shannon Bobertz - SC
Craig Jones - SC
Tracey Boyers - TN
James B. Murphy - TX
Billie Jo Streyle - WV