Georgia Names New WRD Game Chief

Ted Will is now the chief of the Game Management Section of the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division of DNR.

DNR Press Release | August 23, 2019

Ted Will has been named the new chief of the Game Management Section for Georgia’s Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). Will is a longtime employee of the division, most recently serving as assistant chief of the fisheries management section, and he has served previously as assistant chief of game management.

As chief, Will’s responsibilities will include coordinating and managing the statewide wildlife program, development of game management budget and supervision of Georgia’s wildlife management areas. Additionally, he will oversee the drafting of hunting regulations statewide.

Ted Will is the new WRD chief of game management.

“I look forward to Ted’s contributions as he assumes this new role as chief of game management,” said WRD Director, Rusty Garrison. “His 19 years of service within the agency across both game management and fisheries management uniquely qualify him for this role and make him an invaluable asset to the division. I am confident in his ability to accomplish great things as we move forward.”

Will holds a master’s in wildlife ecology from Mississippi State University, though he is a Georgia Bulldog at heart, having earned his bachelor’s degree in forest resources from the University of Georgia. Will is an avid hunter and angler and currently resides in Bogart with his wife and two children.

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