Applications Being Accepted for Game Commission Board – District 5

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The Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation announced that they are accepting applications from candidates to represent District 5 on the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s board of directors. District 5 includes the counties of Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Sullivan, Tioga and Union. The district is currently represented with distinction by Commissioner Charles E. Fox, whose term expires October 15, 2020. Commissioners are eligible to serve three four-year terms, but must participate in a competitive process with other interested candidates to gain a second or subsequent term.

In addition to sending a letter to the Governor’s Council, Sen Gene Yaw is encouraging anyone interested in volunteering to serve on the board to send him a letter of intent and their professional resume. They can be emailed to me at or mailed to Senate Box 203023, State Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

A resume and cover letter should also be sent to Robb Miller, Governor’s Adviser for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation at

Per the Game Code, applicants must be well-informed about wildlife conservation and restoration and be residents of the district. Commissioners receive no compensation for their service but are reimbursed for travel expenses.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, July 31, 2020.

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