DALEY ANNOUNCES REGIONAL FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS
Commerce Secretary William M. Daley today
announced the appointment of 22 members to eight regional fishery
that work in partnership with the federal government to manage
the nation's marine fishery resources.
The councils, established by the Magnuson-Stevens
Fishery Conservation and Management Act, prepare fishery management
plans for marine fish stocks in their respective geographical
areas of responsibility. The management plans are submitted for
review by the National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries
Service, and approved by the Secretary of Commerce.
The councils represent diverse fisheries
interests and are composed of members whose combined knowledge
and experience represent commercial and recreational fisheries
interests for each geographical area concerned. The new council
members' terms that are listed below will begin on August 11,
1999, and will expire on August 10, 2002.
Note: *indicates the individual is being
Includes members from the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts,
New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The 1999 appointees are for
four at-large seats:
Vito J. Calomo Thomas R. Hill*
Executive Director Gloucester, Mass.
Gloucester Fisheries Commission
John C. Williamson* Anthony
Kennebunk, Maine Kittery, Maine
Includes members from the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey,
New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The 1999
appointees are for five seats: obligatory: Maryland, New York,
North Carolina and Pennsylvania; 1 at-large:
Ricks E Savage* Anthony D. DiLernia*
Wallace and Associates Office of Marine Education
Cambridge, Md. Kingsborough Community College
Manhattan Beach, N.Y.
Edward J. Mesunas James
A. Ruhle, Sr.
Penn Fishing Tackle Wanchese City, N.C.
Robert J. Rhodes*
Includes members from the states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina
and South Carolina. The 1999 appointees are for two at-large
John M. Dean Edward B. LeMaster III
University of South Carolina Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Includes members from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the
U.S. Virgin Islands. The 1999 appointee is for Puerto Rico's
San Germán, P.R.
of Mexico Council
Includes members from the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana,
Mississippi and Texas. The 1999 appointees are for three at-large
Pete V. Aparicio* Maumus F. Claverie, Jr.* James
Victoria, Texas New Orleans, La. Panama
Includes members from the states of California, Idaho, Oregon
and Washington. The 1999 appointees are for 2 seats: Washington's
obligatory; 1 at-large seat:
James H. Lone*
Ralph H. Brown*
Fishermen's Marketing Assn.
Includes members from the states of Alaska and Washington. The
1999 appointees are for Alaska's and Washington's obligatory
Milton J. Bundy Harold R. Samuelsen, Jr.*
President Dillingham, Alaska
Glacier Fish Company
Includes members from the American-flagged Pacific islands of
American Samoa and Guam, the state of Hawaii, and the Commonwealth
of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). The 1999 appointees are
for 3 seats: CNMI's obligatory and 2 at-large seats:
Benny K. Pangelinan
Roy N. Morioka* Frank P. Farm, Jr*
Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii
The appointments are subject to standard