Deadline to apply for Arizona Game and Fish Commission is Sept. 26

by Arizona Game & Fish Department

Sept. 19, 2014

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 upcoming 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

For further information about the Arizona Game and Fish Commission and its mission, visit Individuals also may contact the Governor's Office of Boards and Commissions at (602) 542-2449, or toll free at (800) 253-0883.

Did You Know?
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has trust responsibility for managing more than 800 native wildlife species -- the most of any inland state -- for current and future generations of Arizona citizens.

More Reports

Arizona Game & Fish Department Reports
for Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Silver Creek AZ: Silver Creek AZ Fish Report
Apache Lake: Apache Lake Fish Report
Roosevelt Lake: Roosevelt Lake Fish Report
Lake Pleasant: Lake Pleasant Fish Report
Bartlett Lake: Bartlett Lake Fish Report
Saguaro Lake: Saguaro Lake Fish Report
Canyon Lake (AZ): Canyon Lake (AZ) Fish Report

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