In announcing the promotion, Director Moore praised Schriever's innovative talents.
"Under Ed's leadership, Fish and Game's Fisheries Bureau has implemented many innovative ideas and approaches that have improved overall operations and benefitted anglers," Director Moore said. "I look forward to putting those talents to work in my office to help us improve and streamline overall operations throughout the department."
Schriever will begin his new responsibilities on March 2. He replaces former Deputy Director Jim Unsworth who was recently named director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.