WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
NEWS RELEASE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

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February 01, 2006
Contact: Brenda Kane, (360) 902-2349

Fish and Wildlife Commission seeks candidates
for position on disabilities advisory committee

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking applicants from southwest Washington for a position on its advisory committee for persons with disabilities.

The seven-member committee advises the commission on issues of concern for hunters and fishers with disabilities, including special hunts, modified sporting equipment, access to public land and recreational opportunities.

Qualified applicants must have a permanent physical disability and reside in Lewis, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Clark, Skamania or Klickitat county.

Members serve four-year terms and are required to attend advisory committee meetings, held at least twice each year. Members serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for travel expenses.

For an application form or additional information, prospective candidates can contact Brenda Kane at the Washington Department Fish and Wildlife (360-902-2349) or see the department’s website (http://wdfw.wa.gov/com/comintro.htm). To receive consideration, applications must be submitted by Feb. 17 to Brenda Kane, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way N., Olympia, WA 98501-1091.