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ADFG Commissioner Appoints New
Executive Director of the Board of Game


October 26, 2004

Juneau, Alaska - Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) Commissioner Kevin Duffy today announced the appointment of Landa Baily as the Executive Director for the Alaska Board of Game. The position became available in August 2004 when then Executive Director Jim Marcotte retired after 23 years with ADF&G.

"I am pleased that Landa is joining the department and will be working directly with the Board of Game," said Commissioner Duffy. "Landa has proven abilities to manage and communicate among people with diverse goals and viewpoints. She is a highly qualified individual with a broad range of experience in various professional capacities. I am confident that she will serve the board, department, and administration well."

As Executive Director, Ms. Baily will administer the process for the seven-member Board of Game. The Board is responsible for conservation and development of Alaska's game resources. The Executive Director works with active and committed Board members, and a public that has strongly held and divergent views on the issues that the Board considers.

For the last year, Ms. Baily has been working as Special Assistant to the Commissioner and Legislative Liaison for the Department of Revenue. Prior to that, Ms. Baily worked for the Department of Law as an Assistant Attorney General for two years. Ms. Baily received her J.D. in law and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oregon. She is trained in international negotiation and conflict resolution, and is a lifelong Alaskan.


Source of News Release:

Alaska Department of Fish and Game
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