Nov. 1, 2023
PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, to interview three candidates for the governor’s appointment to fill a 2024 vacancy on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.
The meeting will be held at the Game and Fish Department headquarters, Quail Room, 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix. The public is invited to attend. Please enter through the front entrance of the headquarters building. Those persons wishing to speak to the board during the Call to the Public portion of the agenda should complete a speaker’s card and present it to the host.
The following candidates will be interviewed: James Goughnour, Patrick Headington and Israel Torres. After the interviews on Nov. 7, the board will select either two or all three candidates to forward to Gov. Katie Hobbs for consideration for the appointment.
An agenda is posted HERE and also on the Public Meetings page of the Governor’s website.
Per Arizona Revised 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 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 https://azgovernor.gov/. For more information on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, visit https://www.azgfd.com/about-arizona-game-fish/commission-public-information/about-the-commission/.