The WMLF Board of Director is comprised of the following volunteer officers and members:


John Rohmer – President

John is a long time Arizonan who has been fishing Arizona waters for over 50-years. He is the co-author “AZ Trout Streams and their Hatches” with Charlie Meck. Having fished throughout the West, Alaska, Canada, and South and Central America, he always loves being back home in Arizona. John is also the owners of John Rohmer Materials, where he manufactures and distributes innovative fly tying materials under his “Arizona” brand.

Glen Knight – Vice President

Glen grew up fishing and hunting in Arizona and has a great appreciation for the resources of our great state. He is a longtime fly fisherman and looks forward to supporting projects that improve fishing opportunities in Arizona. Glen is on the board of Arizona Flycasters and is responsible for youth education. Glen is also a member of Desert Fly Casters.

Charlie Rosser – Treasurer

Charlie is a long time fly angler and member of the Desert Fly Casters. He has held the following board positions for DFC; Treasurer, Secretary, and Membership Chairmen. Charlie has also organized the DFC Annual Fundraising Banquet for several years now.

Tom Herman – Secretary

Tom is a member of the Payson and the Arizona Flycasters Clubs. He also volunteers with the Project Healing Waters and Arizona Game and Fish instruction program.

Joe Staller – Membership

Joe has been an avid fisherman since moving to Arizona 30-years ago. He took up fly fishing in the late 1980′s and has never looked back. Lacking much self control, Joe enjoys fishing saltwater, warm water, small streams and lakes alike. Joe is a board member for the Desert Fly Casters located in Tempe, Arizona.

Bob Bowers – Board Member

Bob began his fly fishing adventures in 1988. He is a member of Arizona Flycasters, where he has served as a Board Member, Outings Chairman and Past President. Bob is a member of Ozark Fly Fishers, located in St. Louis Missouri, where he served as a Board Member and Treasurer. Bob is also a member of the White Mountain Fly Fishing Club and has served as Outings Chairman and Past President.

Tim Oliver – Board Member

Tim is a long time professional in the world of transportation engineering and planning. His analytical and planning skills, coupled with his love of Fly Fishing and the White Mountains of Arizona, have made him an invaluable member of the WMLF Board. Tim’s favorite lakes in the White Mountains include Pacheta Lake, Earl Park Reservoir, and Becker Lake.

Tom Horvath – Board Member

Bio coming soon…

Ron Gonzales – Board Member

Bio coming soon…

Gentry Smith – Associate Board Member

Gentry is a professional graphic designer and artist with a passion for fly fishing. He volunteers his design & marketing services to WMLF through his company, Gentry Smith Design, LLC. Gentry is an active member of  the Desert Fly Casters. He is also the founder of Fishbum, a website dedicated to promoting fly fishing opportunities and conservation efforts in the southwest.

Our Partners

John Rohmer Materials Gentry Smith Design When you display the Arizona Sportsmens Wildlife Conservation License Plate, Your are helping Arizona’s Wildlife by supporting the Wildlife Habitat Grant Funds for habitat restoration and Youth Education Programs. Click HERE for more information.

WMLF is a 501c3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.