Want to Serve on a Wildlife Commission?

The Governor’s Office is currently accepting applications through Sept. 20 for the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.

Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. Applications received or postmarked after the deadline will not be considered.

Governor Jan Brewer is seeking members who are well-informed and passionate about Arizona wildlife and its long-term conservation.

In accordance with Arizona law, the Game and Fish Commission is required to be politically balanced (no more than three commissioners can be from any one political party) and representative of all 15 counties (no more than one commissioner can be from any one county). Current commissioners include two Republicans, one Democrat and one Independent, and they are from Coconino, Maricopa, Navajo and Pima counties.

Therefore, applicants for this Commission vacancy can be from any political party but only from the following counties: Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai and Yuma.

Interested individuals may apply online at this link or find more information about the Arizona Game and Fish Commission and its mission at this link.

Individuals also may contact the Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions at (602) 542-2449, or toll free at (800) 253-0883.