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{{Maine SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Maine Commissioner of Conservation''' is a state executive position in the [[Maine]] state government.   
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{{Maine SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Maine Commissioner of Conservation''' is a statutory position in the [[Maine]] state government.  The commissioner serves as head of the Department of Conservation, responsible for preserving, protecting and enhancing Maine's land resources.
  
 
==Current officeholder==
 
==Current officeholder==
 
The current officeholder is [[Bill Beardsley]]. He was appointed by [[Governor of Maine|Gov.]] [[Paul LePage]] in 2011.
 
The current officeholder is [[Bill Beardsley]]. He was appointed by [[Governor of Maine|Gov.]] [[Paul LePage]] in 2011.
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==Appointments==
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As outlined in '''Title 12, Part 8, Chapter 428, §5011''' of the Maine State Statutes, the Commissioner is appointed by the [[Governor of Maine]] and subject to review by legislative committee and confirmation by the [[Maine State Legislature|Legislature]].<ref>[http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/12/title12sec5011.html ''Maine Revised Statutes,'' "Title 12, Part 8, Chapter 428, §5011," accessed September 17, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==

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The Maine Commissioner of Conservation is a statutory position in the Maine state government. The commissioner serves as head of the Department of Conservation, responsible for preserving, protecting and enhancing Maine's land resources.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Bill Beardsley. He was appointed by Gov. Paul LePage in 2011.

Appointments

As outlined in Title 12, Part 8, Chapter 428, §5011 of the Maine State Statutes, the Commissioner is appointed by the Governor of Maine and subject to review by legislative committee and confirmation by the Legislature.[1]

Compensation

In 2010, the Maine Commissioner of Conservation was paid an estimated $89,523 according to the Council of State Governments.[2]

Contact information

Location:
Department of Conservation
East Side Campus
18 Elkins Lane, Augusta

Mailing address:
Department of Conservation
(indicate bureau)
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0022

Phone: (207) 287-2211
Fax: (207) 287-2400

See also

External links

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