Melinda Gable has been entrenched in advancing natural resource issues on the political playing field for more than twenty years. Gable is well regarded for taking ideas from conception to execution and the facilitation of bringing federal, private and NGO partners together to advance policy and achieve common conservation goals.
Serving as president of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, she evolved the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus into the largest and most influential Caucus in the U.S. Congress. Under her leadership, the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses was created to provide a network state legislators working to advance natural resource issues, which consists of more than 2,000 state legislators in 48 states.
Now serving as the Vice President, Forest Landowners Association, her focus is on fostering trust and facilitating collaboration among a diverse set of stakeholders to create solutions to keep working forest working for the benefit of healthy ecosystems, while generating a timber supply.