Arizona Board Recommends 3 For Arizona Game & Fish Commission Appointment

Arizona Board Recommends 3 Candidates To Governor For Arizona Game And Fish Commission Appointment

Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona Game and Fish Department

PHOENIX, AZ – -(Ammoland.com)- The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board has forwarded the names of three candidates to Gov. Jan Brewer for her consideration in making her next (2011) appointment to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.

Susan Bitter Smith, Robert E. Mansell, and Brian D. Pinney were selected from five candidates who were interviewed by the board at its public meeting on Nov. 15 at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters in Phoenix. The five who were interviewed were chosen from an initial slate of 73 applicants previously considered by the Appointment Recommendation Board at its Nov. 12 public meeting.

Per Arizona State Statute 17-202 (which became effective in 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.

To view the board's letter, visit www.azgfd.gov/board. For additional information about the Commission Appointment Recommendation Board, contact the Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions at (602) 542-2449, 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.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its programs and activities. If anyone believes that they have been discriminated against in any of the AGFD’s programs or activities, including employment practices, they may file a complaint with the Director's Office, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000, (602) 942-3000, or with the Fish and Wildlife Service, 4040 N. Fairfax Dr. Ste. 130, Arlington, VA 22203. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation or this document in an alternative format by contacting the Director's Office as listed above.

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