For Immediate Release: Ponca City, OK.
The Future Fisherman Foundation is pleased to announce that Steve Smits, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for Zebco Brands will be joining the Future Fisherman Foundation Board of Directors.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have Steve join our Board of Directors” stated F3 Executive Director Mark Gintert. “His passion for getting young people involved in fishing and the great outdoors is very evident and we are looking forward to working with him. In addition to that our SuperFish Program is about to be released as on a trial basis with a few selected schools for 2015 and we are also close to rereleasing our “Tackle for Educators” program that is designed to put tackle and equipment in the hands of those who need it. Steve will be an invaluable resource for us going forward in both of those programs” added Gintert
“It’s an honor to join the Future Fisherman Foundation Board and contribute to their efforts attracting the next generation of anglers. At Zebco Brands, we are proud of the fact that so many people learned to fish on the iconic Zebco 33. As such, I’m excited to work with the Board to help broaden our reach with today’s youth, so more kids can be introduced to our fine sport!”
Established in 1986, the Future Fisherman Foundation (F3) unites the sportfishing industry and a nationwide network of state outdoor educators, national conservation groups, youth organizations and other educators dedicated to introducing America’s youth to angling, conservation and the outdoors lifestyle. The Future Fisherman Foundation (F3) operates under The Bass Federation (TBF) umbrella of companies and is the official education arm of TBF. For more info visit futurefisherman.org.