(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) Board of Directors announced that ASMI Communications Director Jeremy Woodrow will serve as the Interim Executive Director. ASMI Executive Director Alexa Tonkovich will stay on through December 21 to provide a period of transition. Tonkovich has elected to pursue a masters in international business.
Woodrow has served as the ASMI communications director since January 2017. Prior to joining ASMI, he was the communications officer for the Alaska Department of Transportation.
The ASMI Board of Directors will meet Nov. 28 to discuss the job description and recruitment for the ASMI executive director. Meeting details and additional information regarding the position recruitment may be posted online at www.alaskaseafood.org.
ASMI is a public-private partnership between the State of Alaska and the Alaska seafood industry established to foster economic development of a renewable natural resource. ASMI plays a key role in the positioning Alaska’s seafood industry as a competitive market-driven food production industry and premium global brand. More information can be found at www.alaskaseafood.org.