Aug. 20, 2012
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director
Carl G. Roe
today announced that
has been appointed as the new region director for the agency's Southcentral Regional Office in
, Huntingdon County. Myers fills the vacancy created when
As regional director, Myers will be responsible for all Game Commission information and education programs and law enforcement activities in the agency's 12-county Southcentral Region. He also will continue to oversee the habitat improvement projects and all other land management activities on more than 210,000 acres of State Game Lands in the region.
Myers became a Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer trainee in the 21st Class of the Ross Leffler School of Conservation. Upon graduation in 1992, he was assigned to serve as a Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) in the Northwest Region, serving in both
counties, until transferring to a Land Management Group Supervisor position for
counties in 1996.
In 2004, Myers became the Bureau of Wildlife Habitat Management's Federal/State Coordination Division chief in the agency's
office. In 2006, Myers returned to his roots to serve as a WCO in
. Having a passion for Land Management, Myers again became a Land Management Group Supervisor, in 2007, in
counties, until being promoted to Southcentral Region Land Management Supervisor in 2010.
Myers had a previous career in private industry working for both Rockwell International in
, and the U.S. Tobacco Company in
, before joining the Game Commission. He grew up in a family with a very strong hunting camp tradition, which ultimately led him to the career change.
A native of
, Myers graduated from
DuBois High School
and DuBois-Jefferson County Vo-Tech. He and his wife, Suzanne, currently reside in
. They have three children: Jacqueline, Sarah and Wyatt.
The agency's Southcentral Region is comprised of:
counties. The office is at 8627 William Penn Highway,
16652. The phone number is 814-643-1831.
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