William J. Sabatose of Brockport (Elk County) represents the Third District of Pennsylvania as a member of the
Fish and Boat Commission. He was first appointed to the Commission on December 9, 1987, and he was reappointed
by in 1995 and again in 2003, this nomination was confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate on July 28, 2003. He served as President of
the Commission from July 1990 to July 1992, and from July 2002 to July 2003.
Commissioner Sabatose has been a member of numerous conservation and sportsmen's organizations. He served a President
of the Toby Creek Watershed Association, Inc. where he led an effort to plant almost two (2) million trees. He
has done numerous studies of acid mine drainage in the Clarion River Basin and has worked with government agencies
such as the Department of Environmental Protection to reduce acid mine drainage on both the Toby Creek and Clarion
River watersheds. His efforts to work with state legislators and state agencies has resulted in major revisions
of both state and federal surface mine laws, especially those with respect to siltation and acid pollution of streams.
Commissioner Sabatose has received numerous awards for these projects.
Commissioner Sabatose is the owner and CEO of Analytical Services.
Commissioner Sabatose and his wife, Fay, are the parents of two (2) sons and one (1) daughter.