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Collins joins Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

Vaughn T. Collins has joined the staff of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, a national sportsmen-conservation group, as director of government affairs.

Collins will represent the TRCP on Capitol Hill and before federal agencies while promoting increased funding for fish and wildlife conservation and sound natural resources management.

Collins formerly was director of public policy for Ducks Unlimited, and before that was chief of the federal Duck Stamp Office at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the Interior Department. He also served as deputy director of the Agriculture Department's National Rural Development Partnership Office and was executive director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development.