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PACIFIC STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSIONBoard: Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (Gov Nominates)/Fed Appt
Board identification number: 073
Department: DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME
Authority: AS l6.45.020
Requirements: No Legislative Confirmation or Financial Disclosure required
Term: 4 years
Description: The board consists of 3 members appointed by Governor: 1 administrative officer of the Dept. of Fish and Game (marine fisheries), 1 member of Legislature (Resources Committee), plus 1 member with wide knowledge of and interest in marine fisheries problems; advisory committee is appointed by the commissioners.
Function: The board promotes better use of marine resources, shellfish, and finfish and develops program for protection and prevention of waste of fisheries.
Chair: Commission selects.
Special facts: Members may be removed for cause. Legislative confirmation for members is required by statute, but not permissible under the Constitution.
Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem.
Meetings: 1 meeting per year; 6 days maximum.
For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Department of Fish and Game
P.O. Box 25526
Juneau, AK 99802-5526
Phone: (907) 465-4100, FAX: (907) 465-2332