John Culclasure

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation

John Culclasure

John Culclasure joined CSF in February 2016 and is now the Director, Southeastern States and Forest Policy. John works with the state legislative sportsmen’s caucuses under the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and members of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus throughout the region.

Prior to joining CSF, John managed the land protection program at a land trust in his home state of North Carolina where he helped landowners conserve private working forests and partnered with state and federal agencies to improve access to public lands. As a volunteer sportsman, he worked with other hunters to improve wildlife habitat on National Forests by supporting active forest management projects and engaging in forest planning collaborative efforts.

John has been hunting and fishing since he was young and particularly enjoys hunting with his bird dogs, Susie and Sally.

John has a Bachelor of Science in forestry from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and a law degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.