NHFG Commissioner Glenn Normandeau, (603) 433-8879
Jane Vachon, (603) 271-3211
August 8, 2007
Donald Clarke Named Acting Director at N.H. Fish and Game Department
CONCORD, N.H. - Donald S. Clarke of Claremont has been appointed as the Acting Executive Director at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission Chair Glenn Normandeau announced today. The appointment is effective Monday, August 13 at noon; Clarke will take office on August 14. The Commission has taken this action under the authority of RSA 206:8, Section III.
Clarke previously served as the N.H. Fish and Game Commissioner for Sullivan County from 1999 to 2006. Clarke has a background in real estate and agriculture, and has served on many local and county boards and committees, including six years as Sullivan County Commissioner.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission conducted a nationwide search this spring for a new Executive Director to assume leadership at Fish and Game. A permanent Executive Director was not appointed. The Commission will initiate a new search later this fall. Current Fish and Game Executive Director Lee Perry is retiring. His term expires on August 13.
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