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AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

BY Keith Stephens

ON 05-14-2024

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May 9, 2024

You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following date and times to consider any business that may be brought before the Commission. Unless otherwise stated, meetings will be held at the AGFC offices, 2 Natural Resources Dr. in Little Rock. Click here to view the Thursday commission meeting online.

Wednesday, May 15

9 a.m.

Committee meetings will be held at the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, 111 W. Main St. in El Dorado.

Call to Order

Guest Speakers

Non-resident Deer Dog Regulations – Lane Stephens

Non-resident Deer Dog Regulations – Chris Creech

Non-resident Deer Dog Regulations – Allen Bates

Duck Season Regulations – Jonathan Wilkins

Regulations Committee – Anne Marie Doramus, Chair

Ouachita River Catfish Projects – Jacob Martin

Crayfish Diversity and Slenderwrist Crayfish Project – Maxwell Hartman

Regulations Approval – Luke Naylor and Tommy Laird

Property Management Committee – Rob Finley, Chair

Removal of Inventory Items – Emily Shumate

Inventory Removal/Award/Sale of Service Weapon to Sgt. John Crisman -Brad Young

Gulf Mountain Potlatch Acquisition – Kevin Mullen

Education/IT/GIS/Communications Committee – Bill Jones, Chair

New Education Recognition Program – Mary Beth Hatch

PayIt Update – Kyle Curry, Jean Nobile and Chris Billard

Volunteer Policy Update – Leah Hughes

Budget Committee – JD Neeley, Chair

Financial Status Report – Emily Shumate

Personnel/Governance Committee – Philip Tappan, Chair

Legal Report – John Marks

1 p.m.

Touring Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA.

6:30 p.m.

Dinner at Mystic Grill, 191 Clubhouse Ln. in El Dorado

Thursday, May 16

8 a.m.

Breakfast with local leaders at the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, 111 W. Main St. in El Dorado.

9 a.m.

The regular monthly commission meeting will be held at the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, 111 W. Main St. in El Dorado.

Call to Order

Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Agenda

Approval of April 11, 2024 commission meeting notes


Perspective of a Local Hunter/Angler – Stephen Kelly

Perspective of a Local Hunter/Angler – Courtney Kelly

AGFC Presentations

Feral Hog Program update – Ryan Farney

Director’s Report

Committee Meeting Reports

Commission Items

Regulations Approval- Brad Carner

Inventory Removal/Award/Sale of Service Weapon to Sgt. John Crisman – Brad Young

Removal of Inventory Items- Emily Shumate

Volunteer Policy Update- Mary Beth Hatch

Gulf Mountain Potlatch Acquisition- Kevin Mullen

New Business

Old Business

Executive Session (if necessary)


If you need assistance to participate in this public meeting due to a disability as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact AGFC’s ADA Coordinator in Human Resources at 501-382-3813 prior to the scheduled meeting to request an accommodation. Every reasonable effort will be made to meet your request.

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