Upper Kobuk Advisory Committee

The Upper Kobuk AC has a total of 12 seats, with designated seats for Ambler (3), Shungnak (3), and Kobuk (2), and 2 undesignated seats. The committee meets twice annually and rotates among the three communities in meeting location. The AC is concerned mostly with game-related issues, including nuisance moose; bear and wolf populations; caribou migration; and shefish. The areas of jurisdiction for the Upper Kobuk AC are Game Management Unit 23 and Kotzebue Sound Area finfish.

Map

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Regional Coordinator

Hazel Smith — hazel.smith@alaska.gov
Phone: (907) 442-1717
Fax: (907) 442-2420

Advisory Committee Members

Name Title Designated Seat Term Expiration
Shield Downey Chair Ambler, Ambler 06/2018
Michael D. Atkins Jr. Ambler, Ambler 06/2018
Louie Commack Ambler, Ambler 06/2017
Murphy Custer Kobuk, Kobuk 06/2016
Rosa Horner Kobuk, Kobuk 06/2019
Vacant Shungnak, Shungnak
Merle Custer Shungnak, Shungnak 06/2019
Nelly M. Griest Shungnak, Shungnak 06/2019
Bryan Jones Undesignated, Ambler Alternate 06/2019
Vacant Undesignated, Undesignated

Meeting Information

12 meetings found

Meeting
Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting and Elections
The Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in Shungnak in the Tribal Council on Friday, December 20th, 2016 at 11:00 AM.  If you wish to participate in this meeting but cannot do so in person please consider teleconferencing in by calli...

Posted 10/11/2016

Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee and Elections
The Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in Ambler in the School Library on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 10:30 am.Agenda items will include the following items; Old Business  Updates on caribou herd   New Business: &#...

Posted 11/10/2015

Upper and Lower Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting and Elections
The Upper and Lower Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committees will be holding a joint public meeting in Ambler in the Ambler Traditional Council on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11:30 am.Agenda items will include the following items;  Antlerless Moose Reauthorization for U...

Posted 11/18/2014

Upper Kobuk and Lower Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting
The Upper and Lower Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting Telephonically Tuesday March, 4th, 2014 at 7:00 pm.  Please call 1-800-504-8071 code 442-1717 to participate.Agenda items will include the following items: The ...

Posted 2/24/2014

Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting
The Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in Shungnak in the Shungnak IRA on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:30 AM.  Please call 1-800-504-8071 code 442-1717 to participate.Agenda items will include the following it...

Posted 12/04/2013

Upper Kobuk and Lower Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting
The Upper Kobuk and Lower Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committees will be holding a public meeting in Kotzebue, Location Nullugvik Hotel on Monday, November 25th, 2013 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm.  Please call 1-800-504-8071 code 442-1717 to participate. Agenda items...

Posted 10/25/2013

Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting and Elections
The Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in Shungnak in the IRA on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 10:30 am-4:00 pm.Agenda items will include the following items: Brown Bear Regulation Proposals in Kobuk Valley ...

Posted 9/11/2013

Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting And Elections
The Upper Kobuk Advisory Committee will be having a meeting on Thursday the 21st of February in the Village of Kobuk to discuss sheefish research taking place on the Upper Kobuk, statewide fishery proposals and possibly Dolly Varden research. This meeting will be made telephonic ...

Posted 1/30/2013

Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Commitee Meeting And Elections
There will be an Upper Kobuk Advisory Committee Meeting and Elections will take place in the City of Ambler Office on January 24th, 2013 at 11:30 AM. Topics discussed will include: Western Artic Caribou Herd UpdateMoose population updateAntlerless Moose Hunt ReauthorizationBrown...

Posted 11/30/2012

Lower And Upper Kobuk And Noatak/Kivalina Fish And Game Advisory Committees
The Noatak/Kivalina, Lower Kobuk and Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committees will meet on Monday, January 11, at 6:00 p.m. by teleconference. Main agenda items are Board of Fisheries Proposal 68 and Board of Game statewide regulatory proposals. For more information contact ...

Posted 12/16/2009

Lower Kobuk And Upper Kobuk Fish And Game Advisory Committees Joint Meeting
The Lower Kobuk and Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committees will meet jointly by teleconference on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss AYK Board of Fisheries proposals and Statewide Board of Game proposals. For more information contact committee coordinator Su...

Posted 11/23/2009

Upper Kobuk Fish And Game Advisory Committee
The Upper Kobuk Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet by teleconference on Monday, November 9, 2009, 7:00 pm, by teleconference, to comment on Board of Game proposals and potential Board of Game schedule changes. Contact committee coordinator Susan Bucknell at 907-442-1717 f...

Posted 11/05/2009