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Idaho Fish and Game

Commission Members

Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Don Ebert

Don Ebert, of Weippe, ID, is the Commission Chairman representing the Clearwater Region.

Don owns Maryanns Groceries in Weippe and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He previously served as Clearwater County Commissioner for 16 years. He also served on the Joint School District 171 board and on Weippe City council as well.

As a lifelong hunter and fisherman, Don enjoys and appreciates the opportunities Idaho has to offer, and when he was younger, he used to hunt to provide food for his family. He still hunts and fishes whenever he can and has a passion for landscape and wildlife photography. He has worked and lived in the Clearwater Region his entire life.

“To everyone in Idaho who enjoys hunting and fishing, appreciates our great outdoors, our heritage and our way of life, I look forward to hearing what you think and seeing things from your perspective. I ask you to help us be successful now and into the future.”

His commission appointment expires June 30, 2023.

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Commissioner Davies

Ron Davies, of Clayton, ID, is the Commission Vice-chairman representing the Salmon Region.

Ron is a retired battalion chief with the Pocatello Fire Department, where he served for nearly 26 years. Davies started the Custer Country chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation since moving to central Idaho.

“I look forward to helping continue the great legacy of the commission,” Davies said. “I have a passion for hunting and fishing and the great opportunities the State of Idaho offers hunters and anglers.”  

His commission appointment expires June 30, 2024

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Dave Bobbitt, of Coeur d'Alene, ID, is the Commissioner representing the Panhandle Region.

Dave has more than 47 years of experience in the banking industry and served as president of Sterling Savings Bank from 2004 until his retirement in 2006. Bobbitt attended North Idaho College and received post graduate degrees from Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington and the International Seniors Program, School of Business, Harvard University.

Bobbitt served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1968 to 1979. He served the Pacific Coast Banking School as past chairman, Kootenai Electric Cooperative as a board member and chairman of the Audit Committee, Livestock Sale Booster Club Inc. as a board member, and as a Kootenai Health board member and Finance Committee chairman.

"I am honored to be selected for this important role," Bobbitt said. "I am happy to represent the people, wildlife, and scenic outdoors of the Panhandle Region as a commissioner."

His commission appointment expires June 30, 2025.

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Tim Murphy, of Boise, ID, is the Commissioner representing the Southwest Region.

Tim is the former Idaho Director for the Bureau of Land Management and former Director of Fire and Aviation at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise. Over the course of his career, Murphy has focused on seeking collaborative solutions to challenges affecting the management of wildlife habitat, livestock grazing, energy transmission, recreation and access to public lands.

"Among the challenges facing wildlife management in Idaho, I always keep a keen focus on the value of agricultural land to Idaho’s wildlife and open space," said Murphy. "Hunting, fishing, trapping, and other wildlife based recreation are key components of life in Idaho."

Murphy enjoys fly fishing and camping with his wife and their grown children. 

His commission appointment expires June 30, 2026.

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Magic Valley Commissioner Greg Cameron

Greg Cameron, of Rupert, ID, is the Commissioner representing the Magic Valley Region.

Greg is a farmer who grows sugar beets and barley near Rupert. Cameron is an avid hunter and angler with particular interest in archery hunting.  He is a member of the Minidoka Bowman Club and the Idaho State Bowhunters and the National Field Archery Association. 

“I am a passionate outdoorsman, and truly care about our natural resources in Idaho, especially the fish and game,” Cameron wrote.  “We have a special state, with diverse fish and game opportunities.  I would like to see it stay that way for many generations to come.”

His commission appointment expires June 30, 2024.

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Jordan Cheirrett, of Lava Hot Springs, ID, is the Commissioner representing the Southeast Region.

Jordan is a lifelong sportsman and Idaho native who is a small business owner and Lava Hot Springs resident.

His commission appointment expires June 30, 2026.

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Brody Harshbarger, of Ashton, ID, is the Commissioner representing the Upper Snake Region.

Brody is a dryland farmer and avid hunter who is involved in his community, serving on the Fremont County Farm Bureau, as well as staying involved with his church.

"I am pleased to have this opportunity to serve Idaho. I love our wildlife and the community we live in. We have a lot of challenges, and I am excited to help continue to solve them. What an amazing place to live and work,” Harshbarger said.

His commission appointment expires June 30, 2027.

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