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Frank J. Zitz is a life member of SCI (Safari Club International) and is a long standing chapter member of Tri-State, Adirondack-Catskill, and the New Jersey chapters of SCI. Frank has served on the Tri-State Chapter Board of Directors of SCI for over 5 years. He has been the Youth Education Chair for 4 years and is a Master Measurer for SCI. He is looking forward to serving on the Board in the future and continuing with youth hunting and conservation programs.

He has owned and operated Frank J. Zitz & Company, Inc. for 25 years which is a museum quality taxidermy and fabrication studio in Rhinebeck, NY. His fully staffed studio has produced quality taxidermy trophies from North America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. Frank's staff specializes in everything from game heads, repairs, and restorations, to complete African dioramas for Cabela’s, museums, and personal trophy rooms throughout the United States. His traveling and hunting have taken him on field collections throughout Africa, Alaska, and the Canadian Provinces including eleven collection safaris in Africa. Over the past two decades, he has worked with some of the most talented taxidermists and sculptors in the field.

Frank Zitz (on right) and Jim Shockey (on left) SCI booth in Vagas
Frank J Zitz (on right) and Jim Shockey (on left), SCI booth in Vagas