Commissioner Announces Change in Wildlife Leadership
Corey Rossi to replace Doug Larsen as the Director of Wildlife Conservation.
Effective March 16th, Director of the Division of Wildlife Conservation Doug Larsen will return to his previous duties as Regional Supervisor for the Southeast Region. “Doug has very ably served as director of the division for the past two and a half years, bringing a strong degree of consensus building and teamwork to division headquarters.” said Commissioner Denby Lloyd. “I’ve been honored, and I think we’ve all been privileged, to have Doug as part of the department’s leadership.”
The new division director will be Corey Rossi. Corey has served the department for the past year as Assistant Commissioner. Commissioner Lloyd noted in an e-mail to staff that, “Corey has brought to the department a can-do attitude and helped us better understand a variety of public perspectives on the department’s mission and wildlife programs. Corey has adapted well to state service and he has developed strong working relationships with the department’s leadership.” He elaborated noting: “I’m confident he will shepherd the Division of Wildlife Conservation firmly and wisely into the future.” Mr. Rossi will be based in the Anchorage ADF&G office.###