Conservationist, youth leader, business leader and Remington Outdoor Foundation Chairman Grant Gregory will speak at the International Hunter Education Association’s (IHEA) annual conference in Estes Park, Colo., June 3-5. 20100509_ROF_logo

“Throughout his career, Grant Gregory has served in leadership positions – board chairman, CEO, merchant banker as well as for youth, education and conservation causes. We’re grateful for his professional expertise at building the partnership between IHEA and Remington Outdoor Foundation,” said Tim Lawhern, president of IHEA. “His leadership is key in helping IHEA become even more effective at delivering hunter safety training.”

Gregory, whose professional expertise includes corporate governance and ethical business practices, mergers and acquisitions, and tax policy, has served in numerous leadership roles throughout his career including chairman emeritus of the National Forest Foundation and director emeritus of The National Board of Directors of Junior Achievement. In addition to chairing Remington Outdoor Foundation, he serves as vice chairman of Cerberus Capital Management and director of The Freedom Group, Inc.

The theme of this year’s IHEA conference is “Today’s Youth IS Tomorrow’s Legacy.” Conference seminars and speakers will focus on how to effectively teach hunter safety and how to involve more people in the safe sport of hunting. A variety of topics will be covered including treestand safety, hands-on teaching through skills trails, safety and ethics in the media, and outdoor survival.

IHEA and Remington Outdoor Foundation will review the results of their partnership to date: new online instructor training, Firearm Training Set and a suite of video, web and print public service announcements.

During his presentation, Gregory will announce ongoing initiatives between IHEA and Remington Outdoor Foundation designed to support their shared mission of developing and growing the next generation of safe, responsible and knowledgeable hunters.

About Remington Outdoor Foundation
Remington Outdoor Foundation, a nonprofit 501 (C) (3), supports the efforts of its partners to grow hunting, target shooting and other outdoor traditions with youth, women and other participants while emphasizing safety, training, ethics and conservation. Remington Outdoor Foundation also upholds conservation principles through assisting partnership work on habitat enhancement, wildlife research and management projects. For more information, visit www.OutdoorRoadmap.com.

About IHEA
Founded in 1972, the IHEA has 69 member agencies including every U.S. State, every Canadian Province/Territory, Mexico, Peru, El Salvador, South Africa and New Zealand. There are an estimated 70,000 volunteer instructors teaching hunter education to 650,000 students each year, making hunter education one of the best success stories of volunteerism in North America. The IHEA is based in Federal Heights, Colo.