Missoula, Mont. -

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's board of directors has given its president and CEO a five-year contract extension.
    
David Allen has headed the hunting and wildlife advocacy organization since 2007.
    
Board chairman John Caid said in a statement Monday the foundation has exceeded its financial goals for five straight years and membership and development growth has been strong.
    
The organization says it now has 196,079 members and recently announced the creation of a $30 million endowment.