New members for AZ Game and Fish Commission to be reviewed

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board will meet at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, to review and select for interview applicants for the 2016 vacancy on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. The meeting will be held at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Quail Room, in Phoenix, and is open to the public. View the agenda for the Oct. 26 meeting (also posted at www.azgfd.gov/board). 

The board is scheduled to meet again at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, to conduct interviews with the candidates who were selected at the Oct. 26 meeting. That meeting is also at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix and is open to the public. The board will select from two to five candidates at the Nov. 9 meeting and forward those names to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey for his consideration.

Members of the Commission Appointment Recommendation Board are Susan E. Chilton (chair), W. Hays Gilstrap, Donald R. Johnson, William J. (“Jim”) Lane  and Phillip D. Townsend, according to a press release.

Per Arizona Revised Statutes § 17-202, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board shall assist the governor by interviewing, evaluating and recommending candidates for appointment to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. The Commission Appointment Recommendation Board shall recommend at least two, but no more than five, candidates to the governor. The governor must select and appoint a commissioner from the list submitted by the board.

For additional information about the Commission Appointment Recommendation Board, contact the Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions at 602-542-2449 or toll free at 1-800-253-0883 or on the web at www.azgovernor.gov

For more information on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, visit www.azgfd.gov/commission.

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