The IGFA Board of Trustees elected Rob Kramer as IGFA President in March, 2003. Kramer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in physical geography and minor in chemistry at Florida State University in 1991. Prior to working with the IGFA, Kramer spent seven years with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Kramer served as IGFA President for 14 years before retiring in 2017. During his tenure, Rob oversaw several of the organizations major milestones including paying off the IGFA facility and signing of the Billfish Conservation Act by President Barack Obama. Kramer also worked hard to make the IGFA more international in scope and to broaden its conservation and education presence.