Oct. 16, 2023
PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, beginning at 9 a.m., to review and select for interview applicants for the 2024 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. The public may also listen to the meeting by dialing 404-397-1516, access code 280 046 234##.
The meeting agenda is posted at https://publicmeetings.az.gov/content/carboctober-18-2023-meeting.
The board will meet again on Tuesday, Nov. 7, beginning at 9 a.m., to conduct interviews with the candidates who were selected at the Oct. 18 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 finalists at the Nov. 7 meeting and forward those names to Gov. Katie Hobbs for her consideration.
Members of the Commission Appointment Recommendation Board are Charles Ireland Kelly (chair), Norman Freeman, Edward P. Madden, Richard B. Williams, and John Windes.
Per Arizona State Statute 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.