Welcome to the POMA Family

Welcome new POMA members. We’re proud to have you in the family.


Lee Williams
Sarasota, Flordia
Bio: Lee Williams is author of The Gun Writer and works as an investigative reporter with the Herald-
Tribune (Sarasota, FL). He has also worked as an investigative reporter at newspapers in South
Dakota, Delaware and St. Thomas, USVI. Before becoming a journalist, Lee served in the Army and
worked as a police officer.

Kevin Jarnagin
Norman, Oklahoma
Bio: Whether running down to Mexico for largemouth bass or heading up to British Columbia for an elk
hunt, Jarnagin is constantly searching for the next outdoor adventure. Working for Blue Heron
Communications, Jarnagin spends his free time freelancing articles and co-hosting Sooner Outdoors

Norman (Bill) Karr Jr.
Placerville, California
Bio: Freelance writer with stories in Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, Sports Afield, Western Outdoors
Magazine, travel stories Salt Lake Tribune, San Diego Union, County Correspondent Salt Lake
Tribune, Outdoor column Vernal Gazette, full time Western Outdoor Publications for 30 years,
Editor NorCal.


Michael Lavery
Company: Absolute Rights
Valley Village, California
Bio: With over twenty years of networking spanning two continents, hundreds of thousands of words
typed, days that merged into nights all in the name of deadlines and thinking outside the box, I laid
the foundations for a career which has ultimately found me as Editorial Director of some of the
biggest outdoor media brands in North America.

Thomas Petry
Company: The Outdoor Media Group
Nashport, Ohio
Bio: Toms background in outdoor television stretches out over 15 years, where most of that time has been
spent educating people in outdoor video production. Tom has taught many individuals that currently
make their living in the outdoor industry. They say those who can’t do, teach however, Tom was
genetically engineered to do both and loves what he does!


The Outdoor Media Group
Nashport, Ohio
Company Mission: From telling good stories and inspiring through our television show, to our true passions of helping and educating others to succeed in filming hunts and doing what they love to do. Our message, is to share the true happiness that the outdoors can bring to your life and how chasing your dreams and cherishing these moments are so important.

Absolute Rights
Austin, Texas

Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Company Mission: A new breed of HIGH PERFORMANCE WOOL CLOTHING inspired by the most rugged places on earth. Headquartered in Southwest Colorado, VOORMI is the world’s most advanced manufacturer of performance merino-based textiles. Sourced and manufactured entirely in the USA, VOORMI features distinctive base, mid-layers, outerwear, and lifestyle products.

Gunner Kennels
Brentwood, Tennessee
Company Mission: Gunner Kennels is dedicated to building products that keep pets safe and secure. Trust is a big word, and one that is crafted into all Gunner Kennels products.