His term expired, James J. Delaney Jr. will continue to serve only if no replacement is named.
Pennsylvania -(Ammoland.com)- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today bid farewell to Commissioner James J. Delaney Jr., whose term has expired.
A Wilkes-Barre resident, Delaney began his service on the board in April 2007 as the appointed commissioner from Region 7, in northeastern Pennsylvania.
There’s a possibility Delaney could remain on the board awhile longer. No new commissioner from Region 7 has been appointed. Still, at what could be his last meeting, Delaney’s fellow commissioners took the opportunity to thank him for his eight years of service and all that has been accomplished since.
Board president David Putnam pointed to the responsiveness to hunters and trappers Delaney exhibited during his tenure. For example, when a number of rabbit hunters in January made a case for lengthening the season, and biologists saw no issue with it, Delaney was there to see it through, Putnam said.
“He heard the sportsmen, championed the issue and got it through the system in …read more