Governor’s Council Seeks Applicants for PFBC At-Large Boating Seat

November 14, 2016

Harrisburg, PA – The Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation is seeking qualified candidates to fill an expired At-Large Boating seat on the board of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.  Of the ten member board, two members serve specifically to represent boating interests.  In addition to being experienced in boating and water safety education, candidates must own a registered boat.  This individual must be a resident of Pennsylvania, but can reside in any of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.

Steven M. Ketterer, of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, currently serves in this seat.

“The Governor is reaching out to boating enthusiasts from around Pennsylvania to find a diverse group of qualified applicants, one of which will fill the expired term of Commissioner Ketterer,” said Robb Miller, director of the advisory council.  “We’re encouraging anyone interested in volunteering on the board to send us a letter that describes their qualifications and experience, along with a copy of their professional resume.”

According to the Fish and Boat Code, citizens shall be appointed by the Governor and confirmed by a majority of members in the Senate.  The term of service is four years and members may serve three consecutive terms.

While commissioners are not compensated, they do receive a travel reimbursement.

Individuals interested in applying for this seat should send the aforementioned materials to Robb Miller, 400 Market Street, 7th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2301. Individuals can also email the information to Robb Miller at

All resumes and cover letters must be received by Thursday, December 15th.

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