BELLEVUE, WA – Lifelong Washington State resident and veteran Second Amendment activist Boyd Kneeland has joined the staff at the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms as its new Projects Director, succeeding the late Ray Carter, who passed away in 2016.

Kneeland brings a wealth of experience to the position. He formerly worked for the Second Amendment Foundation in 2003 in Communications, and he also serves as president of the Washington Arms Collectors, a statewide gun collector’s organization that puts on the largest gun shows in the Evergreen State. WAC is affiliated with both CCRKBA and the National Rifle Association.

Kneeland, 55, has had a career in the tech industry, and until recently was providing enterprise technical support for IT professionals.

A graduate of Bellevue’s Sammamish High School, he attended Bellevue Community College, and has lived in Bellevue since 1976.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Kneeland is also an NRA Training Counselor and certified firearms instructor.

As Projects Director, Kneeland will be working with state level grassroots gun rights organizations around the country. He and Carter had worked together in the gun rights community and at the Arms Collectors’ group on various activities.