PJ Carleton joined the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) in early 2008, and now serves as the Senior Director, Events and Donor Relations. PJ brings nearly 20 years of fundraising and event planning experience; in this role she manages CSF events in the Nation’s Capital and around the country. PJ also works with CSF’s donors and sponsors for their continued support, including making sure they get their benefits that come with their support.
In her role as the Senior Director, Events and Donor Relations, PJ has the pleasure to plan and implement CSF’s variety of hunting and fishing centric events every year. From their Congressional Clays Competition with their Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, to their one-of-a-kind, Wine, Wheels & Wildlife with Richard Childress, CSF sets the standard for Sportsmen’s events.
Prior to joining CSF, PJ was the Director of Political and Special Events at Epiphany Productions, Inc. During her 5-year tenure, she executed large- and small-scale meetings and events for a diverse clientele throughout the United States and Europe. Before working for Epiphany, PJ spent two years in the office of U.S. Representative Billy Tauzin.
PJ has a Bachelor of Science in Apparel Design from Louisiana State University. Growing up in “Sportsman’s Paradise”, PJ had the opportunity to be around hunting and fishing from an early age and still enjoys fishing with her brothers. She is also passionate about cooking, decorating, gardening, organizing and fashion. When not at work, PJ is often creating fun ice cream flavors for her colleagues to test out. PJ is also an avid sports fan – cheering on her LSU Tigers!
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About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 638 scholarships totaling $2.77 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $4 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat, and various conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.