FWP Commission Chairman Stan Meyer, of Great Falls, has been selected by the Western Wildlife Law Enforcement Association as its Commissioner of the Year. Meyer was cited for outstanding support of wildlife law enforcement during his tenure as FWP Commission Chairman. Association Chair, Beate Galda cited Meyer's leadership during the season setting process, his concern for enforcement issues and for the wardens' ability to enforce laws and regulations enacted. Galda also noted that Meyer has been an important member of Montana's TIP-MONT Board, a wildlife crimestopper's program.
As the leader of the FWP Commission, which is charged with reviewing department licensing decisions, Meyer was cited for his fairness to applicants, as well as his willingness to support restrictions on commercial activities that are necessary to protect wildlife.
The Western Wildlife Law Enforcement Association is a professional group consisting of 30 members from Western states, provinces, federal agencies and tribes.