Gianforte appoints members of Enlarged Fish and Wildlife Commission | 406 Politics
“It is truly an honor to accept this appointment from Governor Gianforte,” Waller said in an email. “I understand the complexity and importance of wildlife management and look forward to representing Region 2 and Montana as a whole. I am very passionate about the wildlife, habitat and traditions of Montana and will listen to all aspects of issues to make informed decisions for the herds, herds and people of Montana.
Waller’s term of office runs until January 1, 2023.
Lane owns and operates Crescent Cross Ranch, a family business specializing in Black Angus cattle. He said in an interview that he believes he can bring the multi-faceted perspective of a landowner, athlete and former outfitter to the commission.
“The most important thing is that I felt disconnected when it comes to the possibility of having our region represented,” he said of his interest in serving on the committee. “Not that they did a bad job, but it’s very different in southeast Montana than in western Montana, and I thought I could hopefully do a good job. sense and listen to all the different parts before making my decision. “
Lane sees the heightened emotions around many of the commission’s decisions, saying he wants to make the best-informed decisions that, while not always popular, mean the most to the majority of people.