By Kevin Bixby, Executive Director of Wildlife for All and Jesse Deubel, Executive Director of the New Mexico Wildlife Federation.

Following the governor’s latest dismissal of one of her appointed members, there are currently three empty seats on the 7-member New Mexico State Game Commission. This op-ed, published in the Albuquerque Journal, talks about the commission’s history, the dysfunctional way in which members are selected and how the commission operates, and explores the need to either abolish or reform the commission.

This article can be read at The Albuquerque Journal.