Contacts and Info

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To email a WFA Board member, click his/her name in the table below and fill out the form.

If you have questions about membership contact the Membership Coordinator.

For questions about dues, contact the Treasurer.

For general questions about falconry, questions about WFA itself or social events, or if you have ideas or suggestions for the club, contact your Director. If you do not know which directorate you live in, here’s the official map.

If you’re interested in beginning falconry in Washington, please visit, read, and download the official information available from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife first, read our Getting Started page, and then contact your Director for further assistance.

If you are a practicing falconer who has just moved to Washington, visit the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife WDFW falconry page to find out how to transfer your license.

For questions, suggestions, or comments about this website, or if you’re just not sure who you need to talk to, please contact the Webmaster.

If you are interested in joining WFA, please download and complete the application form, online or mail it along with your first year’s dues to the address written on the application form.

Board Members

Name Position Location
Brad Felger President Mt. Vernon
Janna Kellogg Secretary North Bend
Andrew Keresey Vice President  Oak Harbor
Aaron Smith Northwest Director Redmond
Ron Updegrave Central Director Moses Lake
Caitlyn O’neill Treasurer Arlington
Brad Wood Southwest Director Yelm
Steve Siebert Director At Large Yakima
Al Gardner Eastern Director Spokane
Caitlyn O’neill Membership Coordinator Arlington
Webmaster Webmaster Here
Clifford Kellogg Historian Fall City



  1. Hello,
    Just completed the form online, trying to get a hold of a director to find a sponsor, but the forms are no showing up to contact. Instead they are showing up as…

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  2. Hey Moiz,

    Are you still having this problem? all looks fine on my end from here.


  3. How do I get my membership login and pass for the site?

  4. Trying to get hold of the Eastern Rep. Holding event with Scouts in Newport, WA 10/8. Sent message in August asking for someone to set up a display/demo of birds for event. If someone can help contact Frank at

    • Hey Frank,
      The contact form should forward to the Eastern Director, Did you ever get a response?

      I will make sure everything is forwarding as it should on my end.

      Take care,

  5. Hello,
    I was wondering if it is legal to own a raptor but house it at a facility not located where you live permanently. My neighborhood would not allow mews in the backyard or keeping of such a bird. Thanks and please get back to me as soon as you can.

    • yes,

      WACs > Title 232 > Chapter 232-30 > Section 232-30-430

      232-30-420 < < 232-30-430 >> 232-30-440

      WAC 232-30-430

      Falconry facilities on property not owned by falconry permittee.

      Falconry facilities may be on property owned by another person where a falconer resides, or at a different location.

      [Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, 77.12.047, 77.12.210, and C.F.R. Title 50, Part 21, Subpart C, Section 21.29; Migratory Bird Treaty Act. WSR 10-18-012 (Order 10-214), § 232-30-430, filed 8/20/10, effective 9/20/10.]

  6. I am trying to find a falconer near Cheney Wa, I am having a serious problem with homing pigeons and I was told this was a way of getting rid of them. Can you help me

  7. I have noticed a redtail hawk flying around my place in Kalama, WA. that has a tether on it. Do you know of anyone that is missing a bird? Its been in the area for over 2 months. Just noticed the tether today for the first time. Contact me if someone has a red-tailed hawk that has escaped.

  8. Hello, wondering if you guys are doing another picnic this summer. if so, when/where and can i attend as a non-member just to check things out? i am super interested in falconry and wonder how to get started? i live in seattle. can you drop me a note with suggestions when you get a sec? thanks a ton, jeff

  9. Hi my name is Jim mosser I am a new member Moving to Spokane In October o am a member of chc I am licensed in ca. I have talk to steve I have a red tail I’m bringing with me one Q how long do I have for mew inspection and license transfer also I am a jeweler I make raptor jewelry I currently donate them to the field meat raffle would love to do the same in Washington

  10. Hey there, SETEMBER 18, 2017
    I am the animal coordinator for. Film that we are currently shooting in Spokane. Production just came to me a few minutes ago and asked if u could find ravens for scenes scheduled for Thursday and going for 5 days. (Excludibg werkends, so most likely finushing wednesdsy im told).Please call me if u may know someone who may be able to help at the last minute. There is pay!
    I can be easily reached at 760-707-6675
    Kind regards,
    KT Hart

  11. September 29, 2017. NEED bird for Film!
    Hi again,
    I sent you a message yesterday regarding needed ravens for shoot that we’re doing about an hour and a 1/2 from Spokane in Idaho … we’re actually going to need any type of flying bird of prey like a falcon or hawk or ?
    I’m the animal coordinator and am reaching out to you to see if you may know anyone interested in having their bird in a movie.
    The production that I’m working with are super great folks and fun to work with.
    There is pay and whoever comes out WILL be treated very well.
    Please call me asap if you can .760-707-6675.
    KT Hard

  12. Is there any sponsors in the southern region? I’m in Ridgefield and don’t see anyone very close

  13. I’m having trouble logging in, I’m getting a message “not a valid email”. I paid my dues and the receipt was sent to my email.

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