Alaskan Bowhunters
Association, Inc.

"To foster and perpetuate fair chase hunting with the bow and arrow"

Alaskan Bowhunter Directors

Frank Noska

Frank Noska

President

Frank Noska was born in Garland, Texas and learned how to bow hunt in the Lone Star state. He began his bow hunting career learning how to hunt Whitetail deer, Turkeys, and Javelina in Texas. Over the next several years, in seeking a little more adventure, he started traveling out west to bow hunt Elk, Pronghorn, Mule deer, etc. Frank loved...

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Gary Colbath

Gary Colbath

Vice President

My name is Gary Colbath and I am the current Vice President for ABA. I still consider myself a “new” Alaskan, having moved here in 2016, although I have bow-hunted the state since 1999. I was born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota. I moved to the Valley in September, 2016 and live near the Butte in Palmer. I began bow hunting in...

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Trevor Embry

Treasurer

My name is Trevor Embry, Life Member of Alaska Bowhunters Association, an avid member of Resident Hunters of Alaska, and measurer for Pope and Young Club. I was born and raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky before moving North to follow my dreams to Alaska. I currently work and reside in Anchorage. I’ve always claimed to be a Pharmacist by...

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Mike Harris

Mike Harris

Mat-Su Director & Legislative V.P.

I started chasing critters with a bow at age 5 or 6, pretty much as soon as I figured out how to make a bow out of a tree limb and strand of bailing twine. I spent most of my life in the lower 48 (Idaho, Oregon and Montana) and always dreamed of hunting the Last Frontier. Stories of Howard Hill, Fred Bear, Glenn Saint Charles, and Jay Massey fueled my desire to make... 

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Herb Mansavage

Marketing Director

My name is Herb Mansavage and I am 29 years old. I was born in Marshfield, WI but my parents moved back to Alaska months after my birth and I have lived in Alaska since. I graduated Wasilla High school in 2008, earned my Associates of Applied Science in Process Technology in 2011 and a Bachelors of Science in Technology in 2015, both from University of Alaska...

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