Phil Seng

Vice-President

Phil is a superlative biologist/communicator.

Phil was DJ Case's first employee in 1990. He has worked with hundreds of state, federal and local natural resource agencies and non-governmental organizations on communication projects ranging from wetland and migratory bird conservation, to promotion of wildlife viewing, to recruitment of hunters and shooters, to prosecution of poachers and polluters. He oversees human dimensions and evaluation projects, and specializes in conflict resolution and facilitating collaboration between agencies, NGOs and citizens on complicated and divisive issues.

Phil holds a bachelor's degree in forestry from Purdue University (where he was captain of the rifle team) and a master's degree in wildlife biology from the University of Missouri. He is a certified wildlife biologist and certified hunter education instructor.

Skills & Expertise
Conflict resolution
Facilitation
Project management
Address

317 E Jefferson Blvd
Mishawaka, IN 46545
United States

Office Phone
574-258-0100
Phil Seng
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2015

Outdoor Writer's Associations

Named a Senior-Active Member, Outdoor Writer’s Association of America. Also serves on the Board of Directors of the Hoosier Outdoor Writer’s Association.

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2003

Boating and Fishing Best Practices

Co-edited the landmark Best Practices Workbook for Boating, Fishing, and Aquatic Resources Stewardship Education for the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation. This publication continues to guide boating and fishing R3 efforts throughout the nation.

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1997

Certified Wildlife Biologist

Named a Certified Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society. Has served on numerous TWS committees and working groups at the state, regional and national levels.

Michigan Wildlife Viewing Guide

1994

Michigan Wildlife Viewing Guide

Authored full-color guidebook to wildlife viewing locations in the Great Lakes State.

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1994

Certified Hunter Education Instructor

Certified as an Indiana Hunter Education Instructor.,

Indiana Wildlife Viewing Guide

1992

Indiana Wildlife Viewing Guide

Dave Case and Phil Seng co-authored the Indiana Wildlife Viewing Guide.

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1990

Master of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife

Earned a master’s degree in wildlife biology from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. Served as 1989 graduate student representative to the University of Missouri Department of Fisheries and Wildlife faculty and to the Missouri Graduate Student Association.

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1990

Joined DJ Case & Associates

Was first employee of DJ Case & Associates (“Two guys in an office above the print shop"). Became vice-president and partner in 2005.

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1986

Bachelor of Science in Forestry-Wildlife Management

Earned a bachelor’s degree in forestry and wildlife management from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Honors and Distinctions

  • Rafferty Outstanding Wildlife Graduate.
  • Captain, Purdue Rifle Team.
  • 1985 and 1986 Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Writing Contest winner.
  • Served as president, vice-president, and executive council of the Purdue student chapter of The Wildlife Society.
  • Served as president and vice-president of the Purdue Rifle and Pistol Club.
  • Elected Ranger of the Purdue chapter of Xi Sigma Pi National Forestry Honorary Fraternity.
  • Elected to the CERES Purdue School of Agriculture Honorary Fraternity.