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Advisory Groups and Management Boards
Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting letters of interest through
Dec. 31 for membership on its Master Hunter Advisory Group. All appointees must
retain their Master Hunter certification status throughout their entire term.
The new appointees will start on April 1, 2019. The
application process is open to all certified Master Hunters with no ongoing
legal proceedings or convictions in the last 10 years under the state's fish
and wildlife enforcement code.
membership on the advisory group are asked to submit letters of interest
explaining: 1) why they want to be a member of the Master Hunter Advisory
Group, 2) what qualifies them to be a member, and 3) how they can help the
group achieve its goals.
interest must include contact information (phone number, email address, mailing
address, county of residence) and permission for WDFW to conduct a criminal
background check. The background check comes at no cost to applicants. Letters
should be sent to Kris Thorson at Kristopher.firstname.lastname@example.org
or to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Program, Master
Hunter Section, Attn: Kris Thorson, PO Box 43141, Olympia, WA 98504.
The group, which represents master hunters statewide, advises WDFW on issues and opportunities affecting master hunters and the Master Hunter Permit Program (MHPP).
Develop a Corps of sportsmen dedicated to preserving the heritage of hunting by giving back to the sport, displaying the highest standards of conduct, and working to conserve wildlife habitat and hunting opportunity.