The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board has recommend the names of James E. Goughnour of Payson and Patrick W. Headington of Yuma to Gov. Doug Ducey for his consideration in making his appointment to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.
Goughnour and Headington were selected from three candidates who were interviewed by the board at its public meeting on Nov. 13 at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters in Phoenix. The three who were interviewed were chosen from an initial slate of eight applicants considered by the Appointment Recommendation Board at its Oct. 23 public meeting.
By law, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board “shall assist the governor by interviewing, evaluating and recommending candidates for appointment to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. The board shall recommend at least two, but no more than five, candidates to the governor. The governor must select and appoint a commissioner from the list submitted by the board.”