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Saturday, July 26, 2014 

The headquarters office, located in Boise, is organized into the Directors Office, comprising the executive team, and bureaus representing Department functions: Administration, Fisheries, Wildlife, Law Enforcement, Communications, Human Resources, Information Systems and Engineering. Each bureau is responsible for direction and consistency for programs implemented in the regions by regional staff.
Directors Office - (208) 334-3771
Sharon Kiefer
Deputy Director - Programs and Policy

Deputy Director Sharon Kiefer

Sharon Kiefer has worked in wildlife management for 26 years and has worked for Idaho Fish and Game for 24 of those years, holding various management positions, including inter-governmental policy coordinator and anadromous fishery manager.

Kiefer holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Stephen F. Austin University and a Master of Science degree from Texas State University.

James Unsworth
Deputy Director - Operations

Deputy Director James Unsworth

Jim Unsworth has spent 32 years in wildlife management before his current appointment, which he has held since 2008. He has held several management positions for Idaho Fish and Game, including wildlife bureau chief and state big game manager.

Unsworth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife management from University of Idaho, a Master of Science degree in fish and wildlife management from Montana State University and a doctorate in forestry, wildlife and range sciences from the University of Idaho.

Virgil Moore
Director

Director Virgil Moore

Virgil Moore was appointed director in March of 2011. He has 34 years of experience in wildlife management.

Moore has held numerous executive management positions within Idaho Fish and Game, including fisheries bureau chief, information and education bureau chief and various management positions within the fisheries bureau.

Moore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and education from Northwest Missouri State University and a Master of Science degree in zoology from Idaho State University.

Bureaus / Headquarters Offices
Legal Office
(208) 334-3715

Deputy Attorney General: Dallas Burkhalter
Deputy Attorney General: Kathleen Trever

Communications
(208) 334-3746

Bureau Chief: Michael Keckler

Enforcement
(208) 334-3736

Bureau Chief: Greg Wooten

Human Resources
(208) 334-3773

Resource Officer: Gina Hodge

Information Systems
(208) 287-2866

Bureau Chief: Craig Potcher

Wildlife
(208) 334-2920

Bureau Chief: Jeff Gould

Administration
(208) 334-3781

Bureau Chief: Michael Pearson

Engineering
(208) 334-3730

Bureau Chief: Mike Maffey

Fisheries
(208) 334-3791

Bureau Chief: Ed Schriever

Last Updated: May 6, 2014 
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