Chris Dolnack Joins HAVA Board
NSSF Marketing Chief to Help Drive HAVA Growth
Longmeadow, MA October 23, 2014 Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) announce the election of NSSF Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Chris Dolnack to the HAVA Board of Directors, joining directors from Smith & Wesson, Mossberg, Leupold & Stevens, Yamaha Outdoors and XS Sights. Dolnack’s election will further the HAVA/NSSF partnership that helps drive industry support for disabled veterans and will hopefully encourage more industry companies to join the cause of helping disabled veteran’s return to civilian life.
“Chris was an early supporter of HAVA since our founding in 2008,” said HAVA Chairman Tom Taylor. “He saw the need for such a major industry veteran’s initiative, and has driven NSSF to join our elite list of sustaining sponsors and encouraged many NSSF members to add their assets to this important cause. Having him on our governing board will substantially add to our progress as we pursue the critical mission of helping our wounded military men and women rebuild their confidence that the best of life for them and their families is in their future”
“I am honored to be elected to the HAVA Board and look forward to contributing more to this critical mission of support for the American heroes that have done so much to defend freedom,” said Dolnack. “We at NSSF are proud of our contribution to date and look forward to helping add more partnership programs to the HAVA event schedule with the help of an ever increasing roster of our members. HAVA represents the best of our industry’s instincts in support of our military and it will be our privilege to increase our participation.”
HAVA is a 501(c)3 organization formed by companies in the shooting and outdoor industry with the purpose of raising awareness and further assisting disabled veterans with their healing process through guided hunts, shooting events and other outdoor sports activities. The sustaining sponsor companies are Smith & Wesson, Mossberg, NSSF, Academi, Barrett, Crimson Trace, Diamondback, FMG Publications, Glock, Hornady, Leupold & Stevens, Proof Research, Ruger, Surefire, Sig Sauer, Taurus, XS Sights, Federal Ammunition and Yamaha Outdoors among numerous contributing companies. Those who would like to learn more about the HAVA mission can do so at www.honoredveterans.org.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 10,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsman’s organizations and publications. For more information, visit www.nssf.org