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Alaska NPFMC members appeal recusals

...fishery tonnage is pollock, which forms one of the two main objections to the recusals from Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten, who also sits on the council, Kinneen, and Long.Kinneen, Long and Cotten sent letters on May...
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...Mumford wasn't even an applicant for the Board of Fisheries listing until prompted by Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten. Mumford applied for the position April 22, three days after Ruffner was rejected and Mumford's...
Former Fisheries Board candidate charged

...and his fellow board members declined to deem Maw qualified to interview for the job of Alaska Department of Fish and Game commissioner. Roland Maw had unexpectedly withdrawn his name from consideration for the Board of Fisheries on Feb. 20 following...
Senate panel discusses personal use fishing priority

...on the bill would be held.Sens. Charlie Huggins and Lesil McGuire said they also supported the bill.State Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten said the department did not have a position on the bill because it's considered allocative.
Maw under investigation over residency

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks is currently investigating Roland Maw - nominated by Walker to a seat on the board to replace former chair Karl Johnstone - over holding resident licenses in Montana while drawing the benefits of Alaska residency, including Alaska Permanent Fund dividends and resident fish and game licenses.
Maw under investigation over residency

...him he wouldn't be reappointed following public and gubernatorial scrutiny of the board's actions at the Fish and Game commissioner nominee selection meeting on Jan. 14. Maw had unexpectedly withdrawn his name from consideration for the board...
Committee plans to resume Maw hearing later this week

...some additional questions, too. She continued the hearing until Friday.Maw had been a finalist for state fish and game commissioner. But his application died after the Board of Game voted to give him an interview and the Board of Fisheries...
Chenault questions the process for Fish and Game finalists

JUNEAU - House Speaker Mike Chenault on Friday questioned the nominating process for Fish and Game commissioner and the treatment of finalist Roland Maw by the Board of Fisheries.The boards of fisheries and game met Wednesday to send a list...
Appointment process not following the rules

...shenanigans in Juneau. In his first term as Senator, the young Jay Hammond sought a way to protect Education and Fish and Game commissioners from political cleansing by the then new Republican administration. Sen. Hammond devised and passed a clever...
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...members were supposed to select candidates for the Fish and Game commissioner. The boards were to forward a list of qualified...announced that it had appointed Cotten to the Fish and Game commissioner's position. Maw said he has not drawn a salary...


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