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Chenault questions the process for Fish and Game finalists

...voted unanimously to not interview him. His application died.Ultimately, the only name advanced was that of acting commissioner Sam Cotten.In a letter to Walker, Chenault, R-Nikiski, called the Board of Fisheries' action unconscionable...
Cotten picked for Fish and Game head; fish board members decline to interview Maw a recommendation for the position, that of Acting Commissioner Sam Cotten. If Walker approves Cotten's nomination...Governor Walker's selection of Sam Cotten as acting commissioner and I believe as Commissioner of Fish and Game...
Fish and Game Sportfish director gets a new job

...Deputy Sportfish Division Director Tom Brookover has been named as acting director of the Sport Fish Division. Acting Commissioner Sam Cotten appointed Swanton to his new role, according to a Tuesday news release. The nomination to the Pacific...
Appointment process not following the rules

...Commissioner Hanley submits his resignation letter to new Governor Walker, who rejects the resignation, appointing him acting commissioner. Gov. Walker also reappoints Ester Cox as Anchorage representative to the Board of Education. Sen. Hammond...
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...governor to select from for the position. The boards had five candidates but ultimately chose to interview just one, Acting Commissioner for Fish and Game Sam Cotten. Board of Fisheries members voted unanimously to quash Maw's application without...
Three Fish and Game commissioner applicants rejected, only Cotten remains

...Fisheries. In order to continue in the interviewing process - Maw had to receive a majority vote from both boards. Acting commissioner Sam Cotten, of Eagle River, is the only applicant to be chosen for interview. You can listen to the interview...
Fish board plays politics - again Gov. Bill Walker as the acting commissioner in December, and Roland Maw...a single comment on why.Acting Commissioner Cotten was the only candidate...selection of Sam Cotten as acting commissioner and I believe as Commissioner...
Walker administration removes transportation commissioner

...retire at the end of November but stayed on as acting commissioner after Walker was sworn in Dec. 1.Kemp said Monday...has served as a deputy commissioner, was named acting commissioner, Jang said, adding that Walker plans to decide...
Walker names health, acting Fish and Game commissioners

...Gary Folger a holdover from Parnell's administration. The heads of most remaining departments are listed as acting commissioners, pending decisions on permanent appointments. By law, the permanent Fish and Game appointment is to come from...
ConocoPhillips applies to restart exports

...fields and continued exploration for more gas, ConocoPhillips Alaska spokesperson Natalie Lowman saidIn September, Acting Commissioner of The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Joseph Balash sent a two-page letter to ConocoPhillips president...


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