About Us


Erik has been chasing Ruffed Grouse since childhood, now following behind his Brittany Spaniels as he leads the Mid UP Chapter in conservation and habitat work across the central Upper Peninsula.

Chapter President

Erik Strazzinski


Steve is our Habitat director.  He has been involved with RGS for some time, splitting his work among multiple chapters while still setting aside plenty of opportunity to work with his English Cocker Spaniels.  Although not an 'official' title, Steve is also our resident field chef.


Stephen Roddock


Jesse handles all of the Mid UP Chapter banquet prizes ensuring that our Conservation Banquet has plenty of opportunity to walk away with something nice in hand.  During hunting season he chases Ruffed Grouse behind his English Setters.  

Habitat Banquet

Jesse Zimmerman


Rich handles our banquet tickets, membership, and takes care of our social media, website, and promotions.  He chases Ruffed Grouse from his backyard across the UP with his German Shorthaired Pointers and English Cocker Spaniels.

Media, Membership

Rich Laksonen