AUSTIN, Texas –-(Ammoland.com)- The Texas State Rifle Association (TSRA) has named Doug DuBois Jr. as the association’s new executive director.
DuBois possesses leadership experience and a diverse background which will strengthen the TSRA and help protect and promote gun owners rights in the State of Texas.
Prior to TSRA, he served with the Texas Food & Fuel Association, holding such esteems positions as director of education; director of membership development and director of member services and governmental affairs. He is well-known in the Texas hunting and wildlife conservation communities as a TPWD Hunter Education Instructor and he currently serves on the executive committee of the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA), who recognized him in 2009 as the Adult Volunteer of the Year. He is also chairman of the TWA’s Texas Youth Hunting Program (TYHP) Advisory Committee. DuBois has been recognized for his conservation and education outreach by the Austin Chapter of SCI with the Christo Kaiser Conservation Award and has been recognized by the Austin Woods & Waters Club as Sportsman of the Year.
“We’re very excited about Doug’s appointment to this leadership position, and we think he’s the right person at the right time to further the TSRA mission,” says David Stroud, president of the Texas State Rifle Association. “ As a Life Member of both TSRA and NRA, Doug has demonstrated his passion for defending the Second Amendment and that he is also very community driven. He will be a strong asset for the Texas State Rifle Association, our members and gun owners throughout the state.”
“Hunting, shooting and working with the youth of Texas to ensure the future of our shooting sports has been a passion of mine for many years, and I am ” says DuBois. “Working together to further that cause, while protecting our Second Amendment rights with which we are blessed, will be my mission. I am looking forward to rolling up my sleeves and working on these issues which are so vitally important for Texans.”
Founded in 1919, the Texas State Rifle Association is the largest firearms and shooting sports organization in Texas with 40,000 members. TSRA is also the largest, award-winning state affiliate of the National Rifle Association and is sanctioned by the Civilian Marksmanship Program. As a part of its public education efforts, the association produces a full-color bimonthly publication, TSRA Sportsman, which updates members on current news, hunter education programs, shooting sports competitions, and important issues effecting their Second Amendment rights. The TSRA also hosts an annual meeting every February that features exciting fund-raising auctions, informative speakers, exhibitors, and other events.
For membership or other information about the Texas State Rifle Association, visit www.TSRA.com or call 512.615.4200.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, the Texas State Rifle Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending the rights of law abiding Texans to own, enjoy and use firearms as guaranteed by the Constitutions of the State of Texas and the United States of America. For more information on membership or supporting the Texas State Rifle Association, call 512.615.4200 or visit www.tsra.com.