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Nominations Sought for North Pacific Fishery Management Council


October 04, 2007

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin today announced that she is seeking applications from members of the public interested in serving on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. The NPFMC is responsible for managing federal fisheries inside the United States 200 mile zone.

An appointment will be made later this month to fill the remainder of the term of resigning council member Ed Rasmuson. The unexpired term runs from January 1, 2008, when Rasmuson's resignation becomes effective, through August 10, 2009. Interested parties should submit a resume and letter of interest showing that they are knowledgeable and experienced with regard to conservation and management, or the recreational or commercial harvest of the fishery resources of Alaska.

Applications should be submitted no later than October 26, 2007 to allow time for the nomination and appointment process.

For more information about the North Pacific Fishery Management Council or how to submit an application, visit or call 465-3500.


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