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Commission meets online Jan. 26 to finalize director recruitment plan

January 24, 2024

SALEM, Ore.—The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Friday, Jan. 26 from 2-4 p.m. to approve a recruitment plan for a new ODFW director.

The plan was first discussed at the Jan. 12 meeting. Longtime director Curt Melcher will retire in April 2024.

Virtual public testimony will be taken; register no later than Thursday, Jan. 25 at 2:00 PM. using the link found on the meeting agenda page.

Comments can also be emailed to odfw.commission@odfw.oregon.gov

A public forum to include a Q&A with final candidates is expected to occur later in spring before the Commission votes on a new director.


Contact: Michelle Dennehy, (503) 931-2748, Michelle.N.Dennehy@odfw.oregon.gov
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