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NH Fish and Game Commission

New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission members are appointed by the Governor, in consultation with the NH Executive Council. There are 11 members, one from each county in the state, plus one representing the coastal area*. Commission members must be well informed on the subject of fish and wildlife; no more than six commissioners may be members of the same political party.


*By law (RSA 206:2-a), the coastal commissioner must reside in Portsmouth, Seabrook, Rye, Hampton, North Hampton, New Castle, Newington, Greenland, Stratham, Exeter, Newfields, Newmarket, Durham, Madbury, Dover or Rollinsford.



Commission Awards of Excellence -- Nominate your conservation hero, a person or organization outside Fish and Game who has made a contribution toward achieving the Department’s mission.
Annual deadline for submitting nominations is December 31.


NH Fish and Game Commission Meetings:
Commission meetings are regularly scheduled on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM at Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive in Concord, NH. Meetings of the NH Fish and Game Commission are open to the public.


Upcoming Commission Meetings:


  • *NH Fish and Game Commission Meeting, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Canceled due to impending snow. The next meeting will take place April 12, 2017 at NH Fish and Game Headquarters in Concord.


*Denotes time, date or location that differs from the regular meeting schedule.


Meeting Information

2017 Minutes 2016 Agendas Archives


Minutes and Agendas (PDF PDF Document format)

*Minutes are not final until approved by the Commission at the following meeting.


Current Fish and Game Commissioners

Strafford County

Barry Carr
285 NE Pond Rd
Milton, NH 03851
Tel: (603) 755-1175
Term: June 29, 2019



Fred Clews, Jr.
100 Landing Rd.
Hampton, NH 03842
(603) 926-5072
Term: Sept. 13, 2017

Merrimack County

Vincent Greco
P.O. Box 151
Pembroke, NH 03275
Phone (603) 715-9091
Term: June 29, 2017

Grafton County

Todd Baldwin
36 Chickenboro Rd.
Thornton, NH 03285
Tel: (603) 726-3446
Term: June 29, 2019

Coos County

Theodore A. Tichy, Chair
12 Spruceville Road
Milan, NH 03588
(603) 449-2244
Term: June 29, 2017

Hillsborough County

Walter Morse
103 Preston Road
Hillsboro, NH 03244
(603) 464-3797
Term: June 29, 2018

Belknap County

John W. McGonagle
165 Potter Hill Road
Gilford, NH 03249
(603) 524-3134
Term: June 29, 2016

Rockingham County

James W. Ryan, Secretary/Treasurer
194 Old Mountain Road
Northwood, NH 03261
(603) 942-8579
Term: June 29, 2018

Carroll County

David L. Patch, Vice Chair
PO Box 10
Glen, NH 03838
(603) 387-3771
Term: June 29, 2016

Sullivan County

Tom Hubert
585 Unity Road
Newport, NH 03773
(603) 863-9213
Term: June 29, 2020

Cheshire County
Robert Phillipson
195 Gunn Road
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-8336
Term: June 29, 2020



The Mission of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department


As the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife and marine resources, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department works in partnership with the public to:


  • Conserve, manage and protect these resources and their habitats;
  • Inform and educate the public about these resources; and
  • Provide the public with opportunities to use and appreciate these resources.