Chapter Profile

  • The Iowa Chapter, Safari Club International (SCI) was formed in 1992.
  • The first fundraiser was at the Des Moines Downtown Holiday Inn with only 16 people in attendance.
  • In March of 2016, our Hunters Expo, Banquet and Live Auction at Prairie Meadows Event Center had 322 people in attendance.
  • The Iowa Chapter, SCI has 168 members and 19 life members (2016).
  • The Iowa Chapter, SCI operates in compliance with SCI Board Rules and Regulations.
  • The Iowa Chapter, SCI supports a full range of SCI Programs, and works on a regional and local basis to support the SCI Mission.
  • The Iowa Chapter, SCI quarterly newsletter, The Iowa Hunter, earned the 2016 Chapter Newsletter Publication Award from Safari Club International.
  • Past Presidents: Mike Place, Steve Skold, Mike Lehman, Glenn Vondra, Dave Funk and Nels Spevak.
Elephant by Robert Utne
Photo by Robert Utne