The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is now accepting applications to fill an upcoming vacancy. Details about the Commission and how to apply are included below. If you or someone you know is interested or has questions about applying, please let us know at

Governor’s Office opens Arizona Game and Fish Commission application.

From the Office of Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs

The Governor’s Office is now accepting applications to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Residents knowledgeable and passionate about Arizona wildlife and conservation in eligible counties are welcome to apply.


The five-member Game and Fish Commission establishes policy, rules, and regulations for the management, preservation and harvest of wildlife and fishery resources, as well as watercraft and off-highway vehicle operations. The commission also serves in an advisory role to the Arizona Game and Fish Department. For more information about the Arizona Game and Fish Commission and its mission, please click HERE


The commission is structured to ensure geographical and political representation from across Arizona. The current opening must be filled by a resident of Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal, or Yuma counties. Applicants must disclose their party affiliation on their application and must not have changed party registration within the past two years in order to be eligible.


Applications must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29.


Individuals interested in applying must do so through the Boards and Commissions website. Applicants are required to include their current residential address, political party, and a resume with their application. Any additional materials or letters of recommendation that applicants wish to be included in their application packet should be emailed to  


The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board will be meeting in October to review applications and conduct interviews in person. Questions regarding the review process should be directed to Cindy Freehauf ( with the Arizona Game and Fish Department. 


Individuals also may contact the Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions by emailing