This is from the Las Cruces Sun News, I need to do some research before I comment…
Governor Appoints Game Commission Members By The Associated Press Monday, 21 March 2011 17:09 New members are Bill Montoya of Alto, Jerry Maracchini of Rio Rancho, Robert Hoffman of Las Cruces and Scott Bidegain of Tucumcari Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed four new members to the New Mexico Game Commission, including two former directors of the state Game and Fish Department.
The new members are Bill Montoya of Alto, Jerry Maracchini of Rio Rancho, Robert Hoffman of Las Cruces and Scott Bidegain of Tucumcari.
Montoya had worked for the Game and Fish Department for 28 years, overseeing conservation and game management before taking the director’s position.
Maracchini held numerous positions with the agency over 27 years.
Both men have degrees in wildlife sciences from New Mexico State University.
Hoffman is a retired NMSU professor, and Bidegain works for a family-owned and operated cattle ranch in Tucumcari. He also serves on the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association board of directors.
The appointments were announced Monday.