Dec 13, 2011

Faber appointed to state committee

Dr. William Faber, a Central Lakes College natural resources instructor, has been appointed to serve along with 11 other new appointees on the Minnesota DNR Wildlife Oversight Committee. His term runs from Dec. 15, 2011 to Dec. 14, 2014. Tom Landwehr, DNR commissioner, informed Faber of the appointment. He said the committee is responsible for oversight of the Game and Fish Fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.055, subd. 4b. The orientation meeting of the group is scheduled for Dec. 20 in the DNR Central Office, St. Paul. Faber will meet with Dennis Simon, chief of the DNR Section of Wildlife, and fellow committee members to begin working on budget oversight and management of game and fish resources. The New York-born Faber is a native of Fridley, a 1985 University of Minnesota graduate in Wildlife Biology, and has a second degree from St. Cloud State University, where he taught for three years. He is a moose expert who spent 13 years in Sweden and elsewhere in Europe for doctoral research. Faber is in his eighth year as an instructor at CLC.