Peggy Anne Vallery of Tucson, Ariz.
In 2008, Peggy Anne Vallery became the second woman to become president of the NWTF. She was involved in organizing the first Women in the Outdoors event in Arizona and actively participates in events in the Southwest.
She has been an NWTF member since 1991 and an NWTF Board of Directors member since 2000. She currently serves as president of the national board; chairman of the NWTF Executive, Development and Sub committees; and as a member of the Nominating, Finance, Policy and Procedures, Compensation and Strategic Planning committees.
Other accomplishments include serving the NWTF national board of directors as secretary; Safari Club International's Arizona State Chapter as president; Quail Unlimited's Arizona State Chapter as state chairman; and the Shooter's Council of the Grand National waterfowl Hunt Club of Cambridge, Md. (past), as the first woman president.
Vallery is a businesswoman and a hunting and conservation activist. She has been described as a "voice for the West" to her fellow NWTF directors. She also has spent many hours in Washington D.C., on behalf of the Federation, working to protect our Second Amendment rights and preserve our nation's hunting traditions.
Vallery's hunting career has taken her across the globe on 20 big-game African safaris and to Asia, Australia, Europe, New Zealand and North America. She has three children and five grandchildren.