Dennis R. Fredericks
Fredericks is serving his second term on the board. He served a prior term from 1991 to 1999. He’s the sixth individual to serve a second term as a commissioner. During his prior tenure on the board, he served as chairman of the Wildlife Management Bureau committee for six years of his eight-year term.
Fredericks was born and has lived his entire life in Washington County. He’s a lifelong hunter and trapper, and has hunted all big and small game, but now really enjoys hunting for ruffed grouse. Fredericks graduated from Penn State Mont Alto campus in 1972 with a degree in forest technology. In 1992, he attended Colorado State University for a structured course in wildlife management designed for individuals who have been politically appointed to a position to affect management policy for wildlife resources. Now retired, Fredericks had a 42-year career as an environmental engineer and manager of conservation properties and activities for CONSOL Energy, where he was responsible for coordinating natural-resource management on 500,000 acres in several states.
Fredericks is a member of many sportsmen’s organizations and conservation groups, including the NRA, Ruffed Grouse Society, National Wild Turkey Federation and Ducks Unlimited, to name a few.
Appointed June 5, 2018 to serve a four-year term.