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Governor Corbett Announces Nominations to Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission – Press Releases

September 18, 2012 No Comments »

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Governor Tom Corbett today nominated Charles Fox, of Troy, to serve on the Pennsylvania Game Commission (District 5) and Rocco Ali, of North Apollo, to serve on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (District 2). 

Ali's nomination is Corbett's first nomination to the Fish and Boat Commission. Both nominations are subject to confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate.

“Both Fox and Ali have earned the admiration and respect of sportsmen and conservationists across the state,” Corbett said. “Their leadership and dedication, evident in both their professional lives and impressive community involvement, is admirable. I am confident they will serve Pennsylvania with honor and distinction.”

Fox previously served the Game Commission as a deputy wildlife conservation officer for 40 years and was formerly the senior high school assistant principal in the Troy Area School District. Fox is affiliated with many outdoor, conservation and sportsmen organizations in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Ali, previously president of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, has been a physical therapist for 40 years. Ali is a well-known conservation and sportsmen supporter and activist throughout western Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission manages the state's wildlife resources and habitats. For more information about the Pennsylvania Game Commission, visit the commission's website at www.pgc.state.pa.us.

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission protects, conserves and enhances the state's aquatic resources and provides fishing and boating opportunities across the commonwealth. For more information about the Fish and Boat Commission, visit the commission's website at www.fish.state.pa.us.

Media contactKevin Harley, 717-783-1116

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

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