Seafood Harvesters Of America Executive Director Stepping Down

Brett Veerhusen will step down as executive director of Seafood Harvesters of America, a trade association that represents the commercial fishing industry, on Saturday, he announced in an email Wednesday.

Scott Coughlin, a veteran commercial fisherman involved in the founding of the group, will serve as the interim executive director until an executive search is completed.

“The organization will continue to be very active on alternative safety compliance, vessel incidental discharge, [the] Magnuson-Stevens [Act] and other issues that affect commercial fishermen coast-to-coast,” Veerhusen assured in his email.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Politico