2013-08-01 / Local & State

Elliott To Lead Fish & Boat Commission

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G. Warren Elliott G. Warren Elliott G. Warren Elliott, a former Franklin County commissioner, was elected recently to head the board of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

“I am honored to serve as president of this terrific organization,” said Elliott, who lives in Chambersburg and serves as one of two boating-at-large members on the commission. “One of my top goals will be to continue to build on the foundation we have established with the state legislature to stabilize our funding. We have strong allies, including the majority and minority chairs of the Senate and House Game and Fisheries committees, including our own Sen. Alloway. I will be spending time at the capitol to make personal visits to these and other key leaders so that we have the funds to protect our resources and to provide fishing and boating opportunities.”

Elliott also serves on the Mid- Atlantic Fishery Management Council as chairman of the ecosystems and habitat committee, which oversees environmental and resource planning issues for coastal waters from three to 200 miles offshore from New York to North Carolina.

Elliott is chairman of F&M Trust and a member of the Chesapeake Bay Commission.

Elliott becomes the first person from Franklin County to serve as president of the commission. In 2007 he received the Pennsylvania Commissioner of the Year recognition.

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