Scott Kelly Joins United Fishermen of Alaska as Executive Administrator
United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA), Alaska’s statewide commercial fishing trade association, has hired Scott Kelley as its Executive Administrator effective June, 2019. Kelley, a Juneau resident, brings vast experience in commercial fisheries as the former Director of Commercial Fisheries for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
“Scott’s immense knowledge of commercial fisheries in Alaska is well-respected and his relationship with commercial fishermen is extremely valuable. We are very lucky to have him join our organization,” said UFA Executive Director Frances Leach.
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