Directors & Officers
Tom Taylor - Chairman/Director|
Tom is the Chairman and CEO of HAVA in charge of all activities with authority to committ the organization within Board of Director oversight guidelines. He is a shooting sports industry leader and enthusiast, and is currently the Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Sales for Sig Sauer, in addition to his HAVA leadership. He also has executive experience with Smith & Wesson, Remington, Mossberg and Coca Cola.
Allan Bender - Secretary/Treasurer/Director|
Al functions as HAVA's Business Director responsible to the Chairman and the Board of Directors for the orderly organization and execution of HAVA affairs, web site, publicity, communications, fund-raising, finance and legal affairs. He is a consumer products marketing veteran who works with sports industry associations and companies as a marketing and business consultant.
Pat Mundy - Director|
Pat is a shooting sports industry veteran who oversees HAVA's quality assurance program and participates in many sanctioned activities to assure compliance. Pat is a shooting sports enthusiast, and is employed as Marketing Communications Supervisor for Leupold & Stevens Inc.
Jan Mladek - Director|
Two decades of sports industry experience in marketing and business development makes Jan an ideal contributor to HAVA's development and outreach programs. A communications pro and shooting sports enthusiast, he is an industry leader serving as Smith & Wesson's Director Of Marketing
Steve Nessl - Director|
More than a decade of leadership in the outdoors industry establishes Steve as an asset in fostering HAVA’s outreach, as well as in identifying and developing opportunities to further HAVA's mission of service. He is an avid outdoorsman and handles marketing communications for Yamaha ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles.
Stephanie Pastusek - Director|
Stephanie oversees our HAVA Family Day youth airsoft shooting and kids zone while providing marketing and social media support to the organization. An enthusiastic promoter of shooting safety, training and education, Stephanie is also the Marketing Director for XS Sight Systems.
Chris Dolnack - Director|
Chris Dolnack has held a variety of sales and marketing positions over a 30-year career in the outdoor recreation industry including iconic brands such as Colt, Smith & Wesson, Fenwick, Woodstream and Berkley. As Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer for the National Shooting Sports Foundation Chris leads marketing and sales operations, branding, marketing communications, social media, member services and the industry's largest trade show, the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show.
Chris is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, International Association of Exhibitions and Events and is a Benefactor Life Member of the National Rifle Association. He serves on the board of directors of the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance and has been named among the Top 100 CMO’s on Twitter by both Social Media Marketing Magazine and CEO World.
Bruce Pettet - Director|
Bruce is the President & CEO of Leupold & Stevens, Inc. He also currently serves on the Board of Governors for the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Bruce has spent the majority of his career in the sporting goods industry and is an avid hunter and outdoor sports enthusiast.
Jon Pastusek - Director|
Jon Pastusek is the CEO and Co-Owner of XS Sights. Jon has spent his entire life working side by side with his late father, Ed Pastusek, who was the founder of the company. Jon and XS Sights will always continue his legacy to promote the GOODGUYs and honor his commitment to leave our world better than we found it.
Jon graduated with a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and received his MBA from Texas Christian University. Jon’s education, experience, and commitment to excellence are the driving forces of the continued success and growth of this American made, Texas proud business. XS Sights is deeply committed to creating and manufacturing products to help the GOODGUY take care of bad situations and protect themselves.
Jon and Team XS are steadfast in our obligation to supporting organizations who believe in the US Constitution, The Second Amendment, and the value of helping others. Jon is humbly honored to align with HAVA and the firearms community to support and thank our honored disabled American veterans as they transition back to their own communities, making our worlds a better place.