PHOENIX, Az. -(Ammoland.com)- The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board has forwarded the names of three candidates to Gov. Doug Ducey for his consideration in making his 2017 appointment to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.
Kurt R. Davis, James H. Unmacht and Richard Searle were selected from six candidates who were interviewed by the board at its public meeting on Nov. 9 at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters in Phoenix.
The six who were interviewed were chosen from an initial slate of 31 applicants previously considered by the Appointment Recommendation Board at its Oct. 25 public meeting.
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.
Members of the Commission Appointment Recommendation Board were Susan E. Chilton (chair), W. Hays Gilstrap, Charles I. Kelly, William J. (“Jim”) Lane, and Phillip D. Townsend.
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.