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HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 18) — The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is pleased to announce several appointments to its Board of Commissioners. Governor Wolf's five nominees were confirmed by the state Senate on June 18. pfbclogo.png

Charlie Charlesworth of Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, was confirmed as one of two boating-at-large commissioners on the board.

William Gibney of Honesdale, Wayne County, was confirmed as the District 7 commissioner, representing Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties.

Eric Hussar of Lewisburg, Union County, was confirmed as the District 5 commissioner, representing Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union counties. Hussar served a previous 4-year term representing District 5 and served as board president.

Richard Kauffman of Leesport, Berks County, was confirmed as the District 8 commissioner, representing Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia and Schuylkill counties. Kauffman previously represented District 8 for two years, filling the remaining term of a former commissioner who had resigned.

Dan Pastore of Fairview, Erie County, was confirmed as the District 1 commissioner, representing Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango and Warren counties.

The commissioners will officially assume their duties after they have taken the oath of office. They are appointed to four-year terms.


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Mike Parker
Communications Director
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

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