Northeast Wisconsin Chapter

SCI Northeast Wisconsin Chapter
By: Marty Witczak, President

   The May members meeting has come and gone and with it the election of new board members. I am pleased to announce the addition of two new board members, a husband-and-wife team by the name of Samantha and Marty LaCourt. The couple live in Abrams, Wisconsin and are avid hunters. They both enjoy the thrill of the hunt and the trophy rewards! They have just recently returned from a trip to African hunting with their favorite outfitter, ”Gamka Safaris,” guests of Ken Whiley. According to the LaCourts it was a fabulous trip, and they came home with 12 trophies! This definitely will not be their last trip to the continent of Africa!


Attached to the article is the most recent picture taken of our board members newly elected, along with those who are currently serving on the board. Seated, are Samantha LaCourt and Chapter President Marty Witczak. Standing from left to right are Mark Schultz, Kevin Ott, Mark Jablonic, Mary Reetz, Gary Knaack, Kathryn Thede, John “Walt” Janke, Mark Snyder and Marty LaCourt. Those board members that were unable to attend were Zach Thede, Tom Kiel, Roberta “Bobbie” Windus and Cal Ort. I want to personally thank all the board members and issue a warm welcome to Samantha and Marty to the group. I, along with the rest of the board members look forward to working with our two new members developing their interests and being productive members within our current group.


Another member of our group deserves some recognition for a job well done. That would be Mark Snyder our “webmaster.” His expertise and creativity have served him well in the past and will continue to do so. His many awards are pictured below, and I have had the privilege of presenting several of the awards to Mark while fulfilling my role as the NE Wisconsin SCI Chapter President. Mark spends many hours creating, updating, and maintaining the website so it can be enjoyed by all.


In closing, I would like to thank all of you who are reading this article because that means you are members of SCI and committed to enjoying and preserving our hunting rights. An issue that is near and dear to all our hearts! Until the next article, enjoy your summer activities and look forward to those plans you have made for the future.


Until my next article, enjoy your new liberties and stay safe.




I look forward to seeing you at our Next Member's Meeting.