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  New IFA General Manager


May 01, 2012

(SitNews) Hollis, Alaska - The Inter-Island Ferry Authority board of directors today appointed City of Craig mayor Dennis Watson general manager of the independent ferry operation, announced IFA board chairman Harvey McDonald of Thorne Bay. The position was formerly held by Bruce Jones, who retired in January.

Watson served on the IFA board from 2004 until February of this year when he resigned, upon his appointment as acting general manager. He was chairman during his last 6 years on the board.

In addition to operating his own commercial salmon trollers for 32 years, Watson managed the Chevron Craig bulk fuel plant and worked at the Alaska Timber Inc. sawmill in Klawock. He has served 21 years in six terms as Craig mayor, has served as a board member of the Alaska Dive Fisheries Association and was on the board of the Alaska Trollers Association for 13 years.

The IFA owns and operates the passenger/vehicle ferries PRINCE OF WALES and STIKINE which provide all-year round-trip daily service between Ketchikan and Hollis on Prince of Wales Island.



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