Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board
Per Arizona State Statute 17-202 (became effective on July 2010), 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.
PHOENIX -- The Governor’s Office is currently accepting applications for the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Those received or postmarked after the deadline will not be considered.
Governor Jan Brewer is seeking members who are well-informed and passionate about Arizona’s wildlife and its long-term conservation.
In accordance with Arizona law, no more than three commissioners can be from any one political party and no more than one commissioner can be from any one county. Current commissioners who will have remaining terms include three Republicans and one Democrat, and they are from Coconino, Maricopa, Navajo and Yuma counties. Therefore, this commission vacancy is not available to registered members of the Republican Party or to residents of Coconino, Maricopa, Navajo or Yuma counties.
Residents of all other Arizona counties -- Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz and Yavapai -- and who are not registered members of the Republican Party are eligible and encouraged to apply for this upcoming vacancy.
Interested individuals may apply online at www.azgovernor.gov/BC.
For further information about the Arizona Game and Fish Commission and its mission, visit www.azgfd.gov/commission. Individuals also may contact the Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions at (602) 542-2449, or toll free at (800) 253-0883.
- Read the letter from the Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board.
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