Alaska, Idaho Fish and Game Agencies Name New Directors

By Zach Widner, Northwest States Senior Manager

Alaska

On December 3, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy announced the appointment of Doug Vincent-Lang as the Acting Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (AKFG). Vincent-Lang will continue serving in the post while the Alaska Joint Boards of Fish and Game work to provide nominations for candidates to permanently serve as Commissioner.

Vincent-Lang has over three decades of experience working for AKFG, previously serving as the Department’s Wildlife Management Division Director, as well as serving as both Special Assistant and Assistant Director to the Division of Sport Fish, and working as a research biologist.

Idaho

On December 14, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) announced the hiring of Ed Schriever as the new Director of IDFG.

Schriever was chosen as Director by the seven-member Idaho Fish and Game Commission, the body that sets fish and wildlife management policies for IDFG, among other duties. He has served as Deputy Director of Operations for IDFG since 2015, and has held numerous other roles during his 35 years with the Department.

Schriever succeeds retiring Director Virgil Moore, who has served as IDFG’s Director since 2011 and recently completed his term as President of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Moore’s tenure as Director will officially end on January 13, 2019.

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