Staff

Chain of Command

Warriors and Rodeo, Recreation, and Racing Board of Directors

President Sheri Smith US Navy  war@warriorsandrodeo.org
Secretary Kyle Vinyard US Army   vinyard@warriorsandrodeo.org
Treasurer Deana Parsick
James Hastings US Army
Steve Carter US Army carter@warriorsandrodeo.org
Assistant to the president - Naomi Smith (applying to US Air Force)

Warriors and Rodeo Executive Board

President Sheri Smith US Navy   war@warriorsandrodeo.org
Secretary Kyle Vinyard US Army   vinyard@warriorsandrodeo.org
Steve Carter US Army   carter@warriorsandrodeo.org
Keith Marrano US Navy and Law Enforcement
WAR Marshall James Hastings, US Army
Western Regional Director Colt Ainsworth US Air Force colt@warriorsandrodeo.org
Mid West Regional Director Jason Hetland US Army midwest@warriorsandrodeo.org

Warriors and Recreation Executive Board

President Sheri Smith US Navy warriorsandrecreation@gmail.com
James Hastings Marshall US Army
Steve Carter US Army carter@warriorsandrodeo.org
Travis Trizinsky US Marine Corps
Colt Ainsworth US Air Force

Warriors and Racing Executive Board

President Sheri Smith US Navy warriorsandracing@gmail.com
Secretary Naomi Smith (applying to US Air Force)
Cody Smith Federal Law Enforcement and EMS, Fire Fighter

Advisory Committee

The following people are considered consultants for all branches of the organization. Their opinions, knowledge, and experience as essential to the operation of Warriors and Rodeo, Racing & Rec.
Eva Scofield US Navy Captain, Retired
Wendell Berry President 1000 Miles Til Home
Paul Bristol President Base Camp 40
Hanna Smith Editor and Writer

Other Staff Positions by our incredible volunteers:

Naomi Smith - WAR Store
Gabriel Smith - video editing
Shaun Kuhaneck - WARodeo Facebook Group Social Media
Andreas Sanchez - POC:
  • Cactus Ropes, Gear, Saddlery
  • Team Roping Decatur, TX
  • Steer Wrestling Clinic
Kyle Vinyard - POC Fast Back Ropes
Eddie Rodrigue - WAR Operation Canine


Regional Director Coordinator - Kyle Vinyard, SECWAR, vinyard@warriorsandrodeo.org

Regional Directors: HEADQUARTERS (HQ) - WASOLA, MISSOURI
Alpha Team - Alaska - Cody Smith (Interim)
Bravo Team - Central  - Jason Hetland
Charlie Team - Canada  - Devin Harder
Delta Team - South Central  - Clint McMurtry
Echo Team - North East - Ben Havill
Sierra Team - South Central - Daniel Blair
Hotel Team - Hawaii  - Ty Whitcher
Whiskey Team -Western  - Colt Ainsworth

WAR Youth - need committee, volunteer today!
WAR Women - need committee, volunteer today!


Event Team Director Coordinator - Sheri Smith war@warriorsandrodeo.org
(we are looking for someone to be the ETD Coordinator)
Event Team Directors
Bull Riding Directors - BJ Elmore
  • Committee Shane Eads
Bull Fighting Directors -
Team Roping Directors - Clint McMurtry 
  • Committee - (Western Region Jesse Strait), Andreas Sanchez
Chute Dog/Steer Wrestling Director - Randall Mosely
Bronc Directors - Tim Humpheys
  • Committee - Kris Harrington, Clifford Miles
Barrel Racing Directors - Brittany Lee, Rebecca Wise
Mounted Shooting Director - Matthew Jobe
Tie Down Director - Jerrod Miller

Professional Director Coordinator - Sheri Smith war@warriorsandrodeo.org
(we are looking for someone to be the PD Coordinator)
Professional Directors
Active Duty Military - Philip Killmon
Veterans/Former Military -
Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire Fighters - Keith Marrano and JD Ingham