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2012-2014 Directors

Cope Bailey 

Cope has been a member of HSC since 2006 and is currently serving as a Director. He served as Chairman for the Photo Committee along with wife Belinda from 2010-2013, and was part of the Grants and Shoot for the Troops committee in 2013. He was the recipient of HSC’s International Silver Medal (Archery) in 2006, and the HSC Free Range Whitetail (Archery) in 2011 and 2012. He is Vice President at Bailey Architects and is married to Belinda Bailey (HSC member) and has two year old twins – Aidan and Emma. Cope is an devoted Archer – both as a hunter and a competitor. He has hunted 3 continents, but his strongest passion is for bowhunting large White-tailed deer in the United States. When he is not bowhunting, he spends most of his free time training, traveling and competing in Archery. He is a former member of the United States Archery Team and currently is a top competitor in bowhunter divisions and has earned numerous State, National, and International Championships.

Steve Crawford

Steve has been a Member of HSC since 1997 and a Life Member since 2001. He served as a Hunting Awards Committee member from 1998-1999, was the Corporate Sponsor Committee Chairman from 1999-2004, acted as Convention Chairman in 2002 and 2003, served on the Board of Directors from 1999-2003, was the Silent Auction Committee Chairman in 2010, was a Silent Auction Committee member 2011-2012, and headed the Shoot for the Troops as Chairman in 2012 and 2013. He is the President of Mohle/Crawford Design Build, Inc. He has taken 120 species on 4 continents, and has won numerous HSC and SCI hunting awards. He holds Life Memberships with Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, RMEF, National Sporting Clays Association, and NRA. 

Deb Cunningham 

Deb has been a Member of HSC since the early 1980s and became a Life Member in 2000. She served as President of HSC in 2008-2009; President Elect 2007-2008; Immediate Past President 2009-2010; HSC Director; and HSC Treasurer 2006-2007. She has also served as Gazelle’s Live Auction Coordinator; Scholarship Committee Secretary, Convention Activities Committee; Co-Chair of Live Auctions; Awards Committee, Grants Committee Chairman and Chairman of the Dan L. Duncan Scholarship Sponsors program. She is an avid hunter and received the HSC Outstanding Woman Hunter in 1999, and the SCI Diana Award in 2002. Deb is a full time mom, grandmother and homemaker.  She also serves on other hunting conservation organizations’ boards and committees such as USSA and Safari Club International. She is a devoted wife to Ralph Cunningham and they have 6 children (including spouses) and 8 grandchildren.

Ted Trout

Ted has been a Member of HSC since 1984 and a Life Member since 2003. He served as a Director from 1996-1997, served as HSC Convention Raffle Chairman in 2010, headed the Youth Committee in 1996-1997, assisted the Boy Scouts of America with Camp Strake and headed distribution of hunter education tapes to area schools.He has served as both Chairman and Membership support for over 20 years; served on the Hunting Awards Committee; assisted in youth hunts and donor hunting awards. He was named the 2012 HSC Hunter of the Year. He is the owner and President of Ted Trout Architect and Associate, Ltd. He has three children, Kristin (37), Hannah (21) and Jordan (19). He holds life memberships with SCI, NRA, Texas Bighorn Society, Wild Sheep Foundation, African Professional Hunters Association, and is a member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.