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OFA Officers

Jonathan Coleman

Chris Kimble
Vice President

Bart Russell

Shane Bullard

Rob Huber

OFA is an affiliate of the North American Falconers' Association

OFA is a proud contributor to The Falconry Fund


OFA Is a proud contributor to Quail Forever




Joel May

How long have you been an OFA member?

5 years

Have you ever held a position in OFA?


Where do you live?


Job or School?

I work for a civil engineering firm, and am in school for surveying.


Wife and 2 daughters

What got you interested in falconry?

Working at the Zoo and watching the wild birds take game there. Then after work driving the dirt roads watching red tails and going to the library reading books on falconry. Volunteering at lake thunderbird as bald eagle spotter & at an eagle rehab facility.

Who was your sponsor? (or mentors and influences?)

Mitch Wishon

What bird(s) do you currently fly?

Female Red Tail Hawk

What birds have you flown in the past?

Red tails and a Prairie Falcon

What was your favorite bird, and why?

Red Tails, They can be flown on the most variety of game.

What birds do you plan to fly, or would like to fly?

Would like to fly longwings someday when I have more time.

What is your favorite quarry?


Favorite quote?

It is easy being a critic.

What is the best tip that you would give someone new to the sport?

Red Tails are not just a stepping stone bird only used by apprentices.

What goals do you have for your falconry experience?

To fly birds to there highest potential and have fun.

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