Governor Bill Walker Creates the Fisheries Advisory Task Force

ALFA Members,

On June 4th, 2018 Governor Bill Walker established the Governor's Fisheries Advisory Task Force. The purpose of the Task Force is to provide the Governor with observations and recommendations on specific fisheries issues. These observations will assist the Board of Fisheries in their duties.

Task force members will be provided with an agenda, a time frame, and specific deliverables for each assigned fisheries issue. Membership of the Task Force will strive to represent:

  1. Commercial Fishing
  2. Sport Fishing
  3. Personal Use Fisheries
  4. Subsistence Fisheries
  5. Fishery Enforcement
  6. Fishery Science
  7. Fishery Conservation 

From this group one chair member will be elected by the voting members. Meetings by the Task Force will be held quarterly and records from each meeting will be available to the public.

Members of the Governor's Fisheries Advisory Task Force have not yet been released.

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