Commissioner Nomination Process

In accordance with AS 44.39.030: The governor shall appoint the commissioner of fish and game from a list of qualified persons nominated by the Board of Fisheries and the Board of Game meeting in joint session, subject to the right of the governor to request additional nominations. The appointment shall be confirmed by a majority of the members of the legislature in joint session. The commissioner of fish and game serves at the pleasure of the governor and may not be appointed for a fixed term.