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Board: Big Game Commercial Services Board

Board identification number: 042


Authority: AS 08.54.591, AS 08.01.010, AS 08.03.010, AS 39.50.200

Status: Active

Sunset date: June 30, 2024

Requirements: Legislative Confirmation and Financial Disclosure

Prohibitions: Members of the board cannot serve more than all or part of two consecutive terms. A member who has served all or part of two successive terms may not be reappointed unless four years have elapsed since the person last served. Public members cannot be engaged in, have a legal contract with a member of, or have a direct financial interest in the occupation that the board regulates.

Term: 4 years

Chair: Governor selects

Description: The board consists of 9 members – 8 appointed by Governor: 2 members who are licensed registered guide-outfitters; 2 members who are licensed transporters, 1 member of the Board of Game chosen by the Board of Game and who does not hold a guide or transport license, 2 members who represent private landholders affected by guided hunting or transportation activities/services and who do not hold a license under this board, and 2 public members.

Function: The board licenses and regulates the activities of providers of commercial services to big game hunters in the interest of the state’s wildlife resources.

Special facts: The Big Game Commercial Services Board replaced the Guide Board, which was repealed on 6/30/89. Members serve at the pleasure of the governor. The governor may select the chair. A majority constitutes a quorum.

Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem No additional compensation.

Meetings: At least twice annually (March and December, usually 3 days per meeting), plus panel meetings; 14 days maximum.

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Renee Hoffard
Executive Administrator
Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing
DCCED, P.O. Box 110806 M/S 0806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone: (907) 465-2525
Fax: (907) 465-2974

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