HHO National presents the Lumberjack Gala 2024

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 Board Members

Daniel Meyer

Regional Director - Cofounder

Born and raised in Oregon, Dan grew up hunting, fishing, and enjoying everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Still serving on active duty in the Army, he found himself in Minnesota, where he met some of the nation's finest. They saw a need in the veteran /LEO community and founded HHO. 

He is looking forward to sharing his knowledge of the outdoors and working towards providing a way for our nation's hero's to create a network in order to deal with everyday hardships.

Chris Tetrault 

Interim President - Cofounder

Chris was born in San Antonio, Texas, but his family has deep roots in Minnesota and North Dakota. He grew up enjoying the outdoors and became an Eagle Scout at 16 years of age. A year later he joined the MN Army National Guard and deployed to Bosnia in 2003 and Iraq in 2005. 

Chris is currently a law enforcement officer for the State of Minnesota.

Jeff carl

Trip Director

Jeff was raised in Grand Forks, ND, and started hunting and fishing early in life. He joined the ND National Guard in College. After college, he moved to Nevada for 7 years. While living there, he was deployed to Iraq. Now back living in Grand Forks with his wife and 2 daughters, Jeff’s passion has become fishing.

He has learned the value of giving back through other Veteran’s organizations and can’t wait to be more actively involved.

Andy Graff

Event Director - Cofounder

Born and raised in Minnesota, Andy spent much of his time outdoors, in the woods and on the water. Chasing ducks and deer in the fall and fishing year-round is what he enjoys the most. Andy served 7.5 years of Active duty in the US Navy and 2.5 years in the US Navy Reserves. He continues to serve as a Law Enforcement Officer in the South Metro area of Minnesota.

He enjoys sharing his passion for the outdoors and getting as many people as he can outside to enjoy all it offers.

Shaun Olsberg

Interim Vice President

Born and raised in Valley City, North Dakota, Shaun enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and camping from a young age. He enlisted into the U.S. Army in 2001 and spent the next 20 years serving in various locations around the country and overseas, including 2 combat deployments to Iraq. Currently, he and his family reside near DeLeon, Texas.

Shaun loves to introduce and educate members and youth about wildlife conservation. His passion for working with and helping others remains his top priority.

Todd Spindler


Born and raised in Akron OH Todd spent many days camping, fishing, and hunting. He was a BSA camp staff member before enlisting in the US Army where he served 8 years of active duty. Today he is working at a large aerospace company.

Todd enjoys sharing his experiences outdoors in the upland field. He believes building memories for our members is the key to our success.

Tony Thesing

Social Media Director - Cofounder

Growing up in MN, Tony was introduced to fishing at an early age. He does enjoy hunting as well, but his true passion remains fishing. He served 6 years in the MN National Guard and served 1 deployment to Iraq.

He enjoys expanding his knowledge of the outdoors and being able to share that with others as much as possible.

Chris Urman


Chris was born and raised in Saint Paul, MN. He was introduced to fishing at a very early age by his father and grandfather. Chris served four years in the Army with the 10th Mountain Division serving one tour in Iraq. He now has a career working in technology.

Chris enjoys sharing his love for the outdoors with fellow veterans and LEOs and helping promote the mission of HHO!
Lumberjack Gala 2024
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