LITTLE ROCK (AGFC)
– Governor Mike Beebe has named Ken Reeves of Harrison as the newest
commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
"Ken grew up
hunting and fishing in the natural beauty of north Arkansas, and has
experienced our entire state's outdoor destinations that need to be both
enjoyed and conserved. His lifetime of legal experience will also serve
him well as matters come before the Commission requiring thoughtful and
is a vice president and general counsel for FedEx Freight in Harrison.
He earned both his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of
Arkansas in Fayetteville. A fisherman on Bull Shoals Lake since
childhood, Reeves is also an avid turkey hunter, and enjoys hunting
duck, deer, squirrel and quail.
A veteran of
the Arkansas Army National Guard, Reeves has been a member of the
National Wild Turkey Federation, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and
Reeves' term will expire June 30, 2020. He replaces Ron Pierce of Mountain Home.