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New Hampshire Executive Director of Fish and Game

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New Hampshire Executive Director of Fish and Game
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $30,979,107
Term limits:  None
Structure
Authority:  New Hampshire Statutes, XVIII, Chapter 206, Section 206:10
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor and Fish and Game Council
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Glenn Normandeau
Assumed office:  March 31, 2008
Compensation:  $100,171
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The New Hampshire Executive Director of Fish and Game is an executive position in the New Hampshire state government. The executive director is appointed by the governor with the consent of the state fish and game council. The position is primarily responsible for overseeing the conversation and protection of fish and game and their habitats, as well as keeping the public informed about these resources.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Glenn Normandeau. Normandeau was appointed in 2008 by former Governor John Lynch (D), and reappointed in 2012 by Gov. Maggie Hassan (D).[2]

Authority

Per Title XVIII, Chapter 206, Section 206:10 of the New Hampshire Statutes:[3]

It shall be the duty of the executive director to function as the chief administrator of the commission and to protect, propagate and preserve the fish, game and wildlife resources of the state and to protect and conserve non-game birds of the state.

Qualifications

As outlined in Title XVIII, Chapter 206, Section 206:8 of the New Hampshire Statutes, a candidate for director must "be a person with knowledge of, and experience in, the requirements for the protection, conservation and restoration of the wildlife resources of the state and shall be a competent administrator."[3]

Appointment

New Hampshire state government organizational chart

Per Title XVIII, Chapter 206, Section 206:8 of the New Hampshire Statutes:[3]

The commission, following a comprehensive and equitable search, shall nominate, and the governor and council shall appoint, an executive director of the fish and game department. If the governor and council fail to appoint the nominee, the commission shall nominate another person. Each nominee shall be a person with knowledge of, and experience in, the requirements for the protection, conservation and restoration of the wildlife resources of the state and shall be a competent administrator. The executive director shall hold office for a term of 4 years from the date of appointment.

Vacancies

Per Title XVIII, Chapter 206, Section 206:8 of the New Hampshire Statutes, in the event of a vacancy "due to retirement, resignation, or prolonged illness, death, or for any other just cause," the commission appoints an acting director to serve until the governor and council can appoint a new officeholder.[3]

Duties

The duties of the New Hampshire Executive Director of Fish and Game include:[1]

  • Conserve, manage and protect these resources and their habitats;
  • Inform and educate the public about these resources; and
  • Provide the public with opportunities to use and appreciate these resources.

Divisions

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is organized into the following divisions:[4]

  • The Office of the Director
  • The Inland Fisheries Division
  • The Law Enforcement Division
  • The Marine Fisheries Division
  • The Public Affairs Division
  • The Business Division
  • The Wildlife Division

The Facilities and Lands Division

State budget

See also: New Hampshire state budget and finances

The budget for the New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game in Fiscal Year 2013 was $30,979,107.[5]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2014

In 2014, the director received a salary of $100,171, according to the Council of State Governments.[6]

2013

In 2013, the director's salary remained at $98,691.[7]

2012

In 2012, the director was paid an estimated $98,691. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

NH Fish and Game Department
11 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: (603) 271-3211

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