Board of Directors


  • President: Frank Powers 816-686-2967
  • Vice-President: Brian Byers 417-935-9007
  • Secretary: Dennis Boerger 314-921-4947
  • Treasurer: Jerry Bryant 816-419-0658


  • Northwest: Frank Powers 816-686-2967
  • Northeast: John Lomax  573-248-4667
  • St Louis: Dennis Boerger, SR 314-921-4947
  • Central: Earl Williamson   573-220-2516
  • Kansas City: Jerry Bryant 816-419-0658
  • Southeast: Duane Schwent 573-579-6675
  • Ozark: George Dalgetty 573-512-0390
  • Southwest: Brian Byers 417-840-8298

Deputy Directors

  • Northwest:
    • Open
  • Northeast:
    • Larry Harlan 573-822-6185
  • St Louis:
    • Open
  • Central:
    • Delmer Croka 660-529-2579
    • Dennis Desmond 660-886-5258
    • Kenneth Claspille 573-864-1803
    • Roger See 573-564-5268
  • Kansas City:
    • Mike Mansell 816-935-6330
  • Southeast:
    • Ron Valleroy 573-547-5708
  • Ozark:
    • Open

  • Southwest:
    • Alan Koenig 573-768-2731

Committee Chairs

  • Conference- Entire Board of Directors
  • Membership -Earl Williamson
  • Newsletter- Dennis Boerger
  • Website- Jerry Bryant
  • By-Laws- Frank Powers
  • Funding- Mike Mansell, Earl Williamson
  • Awards-  Board Officers
  • CFM-
  • Historical- Open
  • Member Benefits-
  • Budget Proposal-Projections- Jerry Bryant& Committee Chairs
  • Smitty Bear Fund- Mike Mansell, Jerry Bryant

Conference Rescheduled to 2021

Our conference has been changed to March of 2021. It will be held at Camden on the Lake on March 26, 27, and 28 of 2021 the room rates have gone  to $102 and night and suite is $122 per night. The reservation code is HEIA0321. If you registered for this years conference we can use that registration for the 2021 conference if you wish. If you should need to have a refund please let Jerry Bryant or myself know. It is important when registering to include all members in your party that will be attending the meals also and include that payment. this is to ensure there is enough meals for all. We will get a new registration form out in the future as soon as we are able. Ant questions or concerns please let me know. The gun is still on hold due to the stay at home order. As soon as the board is able to meet we will have the drawing.
Thank you for your patience
Frank Powers
President MHEIA

2020 Conference Cancelled

Our upcoming conference scheduled for March 27 & March 28th Has been cancelled due to the Covid 19 virus restrictions.


If you did not use our code to schedule you room at Camden on the lake, you must call and cancel it yourself. We will not be drawing for the gun on that date. Our meeting scheduled for April 18 has been cancelled also. We are working on a new date and will let everyone know the.  Our new schedule for meeting is May 16th at Bass Pro in Columbia at 10:30am. Hopefully it does not get cancelled. If you have an email address, we will send you new info as soon as we can work out the details.


Jerry A. Bryant

Missouri Hunter Education Instructors Association 2020 Conference Schedule

Missouri Hunter Education Instructors Association

2020 Conference Schedule

Friday, March 27th, 2020    5:30—9:30 PM

5:30—9:00 Conference Registration

6:00—9:30 Silent Auction Opens

6:30—9:30 Hospitality

7:30—8:30 Justin McGuire /MDC

????—???? Cash Bar

9:00 Draw 3 Firearms


Saturday March 28, 2020

7:00—8:00     Breakfast

7:00—4:00     Silent Auction

8:00—9:00     Annual Business Meeting/Draw 2 Guns

9:00—9:30     Break/Silent Auction

9:30—10:30   CFM/Tyler Schwartz (Executive Director)

11:00—11:30  MRAP with Lisa Potter

12:00—1:30   Lunch/Awards/Draw 2 Guns

2:00—3:00  R3 with Eric Edwards 

3:00—4:00  Silent auction/Discussions on future Conferences

4:00    Silent Auction ends/draw for three firearms

4:30 Conference ends

Annual Conference

Our annual conference is on March 27 & 28, 2020 @ Camden on the Lake resort. The cut off date to get reduced room rates is February 27, 2020. Use group rate ID HEIA 0320 when making reservations. Phone # 888-365-5620. 

July Board Meeting, July 6

Notice is hereby given that the Missouri Hunter Education Instructor’s Association, Inc. Board of Directors will conduct a regular board meeting on July 6, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Bass Pro Shop,Columbia, MO.

MDC Memorandum of Understanding

Just a reminder that if you have not done so, please, return the Memorandum of Understanding that was recently sent out to volunteers, back to MDC or you will be dropped from the volunteer rolls!!!