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Commissioners elect new chairman, vice chairman

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Media contact: Katie Purcell, 850-459-6585

At its meeting June 25 in Sarasota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) elected Vice Chairman Brian Yablonski, of Tallahassee, to serve as chairman, effective July 1.

Yablonski replaces Chairman Richard Corbett, of Tampa.

The term of chairman is one year. Yablonski has served on the Commission since January 2004.

Aliese “Liesa” Priddy of Immokalee was elected vice chairman. She has served on the Commission since January 2012.   

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