Lincoln, NE -(AmmoLand.com)- Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed Pat Berggren of Broken Bow to fill the vacant position as District 6 commissioner for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The appointment was effective March 11, 2016.
Berggren will complete the remainder of the term of his father, Lynn Berggren, who passed away Feb. 16. The term expires Jan. 15, 2017.
Berggren stated, “I want to thank Governor Rickets for this appointment, although bittersweet, I am excited about serving the outdoor enthusiasts of Nebraska and diving right in to continue promoting the good things that Nebraska has to offer.”
Pat Berggren has been active for many years in the One Box Pheasant Hunt, serving as its president through 2015. He is active in other endeavors, similar to his father, including fishing, hunting, boating, camping and promoting Nebraska’s outdoors.
District 6 encompasses much of the Sandhills and north-central Nebraska.
About The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission:
The mission of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is stewardship of the state’s fish, wildlife, park, and outdoor recreation resources in the best long-term interests of the people and those resources. To accomplish that purpose, the Commission plans and implements its policies and programs efficiently and objectively; maintains a rich and diverse environment in Nebraska’s lands and waters; provides outdoor recreation opportunities; manages wildlife resources for the maximum benefit of the people; and attempts to help Nebraskans appreciate their role in the natural world.
For more information on , please visit www.OutdoorNebraska.org.