Governor’s Advisory Council Seeks to Fill Opening on Fish and Boat Commission

first_img Environment,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – The Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation is seeking qualified candidates to fill an expired term on the board of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission from the Third District, which includes Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties.The district has been represented with distinction by William J. Sabatose, of Brockport, Elk County, since December 9, 1987.“The Governor is reaching out to the anglers and boaters of northcentral Pennsylvania to find a diverse group of qualified applicants, one of which will fill the expired term of Commissioner Sabatose,” said Robb Miller, director of the advisory council.  “We’re encouraging anyone interested in volunteering on the board to send us a letter that describes their qualifications and experience, along with a copy of their professional resume.”According to the Fish and Boat Code, in order to qualify as a commissioner, the applicant must be a resident of the district and be well informed on the subjects of conservation, restoration, fishing, and boating. The term of service is four years and members may serve three consecutive terms upon being nominated by the Governor and confirmed by a majority of members of the Pennsylvania Senate.While commissioners are not compensated, they do receive a travel reimbursement.Individuals interested in applying for this seat should send the aforementioned materials to Robb Miller, 400 Market Street, 7th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2301. Individuals can also email the information to Robb Miller at robmille@pa.gov.All resumes and cover letters must be received by Monday, December 5th.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf Governor’s Advisory Council Seeks to Fill Opening on Fish and Boat Commission November 14, 2016center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more