National Fisheries Institute Statement on the Passing of John Connelly

November 21, 2022 National Fisheries Institute

Today we mourn the loss of a fierce advocate, a loving father, a cherished husband, a beloved brother, an esteemed leader, and to so many a mentor and simply friend. John Connelly was the third President of the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) and a man who drove fundamental change with wit, foresight, and honesty.  His impact and loss is immeasurable.

Global Seafood Alliance Honors NFI’s John Connelly with Lifetime Achievement Award

September 7, 2022 Global Seafood Alliance

John Connelly, president of the National Fisheries Institute (NFI), is a recipient of this year’s Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award, recognized for his leadership, integrity and commitment to responsibility. Connelly will be honored on stage at the Global Seafood Alliance’s GOAL 2022 conference in Seattle on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

NFI President John Connelly Announces Planned 2023 Retirement

January 20, 2022 National Fisheries Institute

John Connelly discussed with the NFI Board of Directors his intention to retire from NFI in February 2023.  He has served as NFI President since February 2003.