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Press Release: UFA Endorses Senator Lisa Murkowski

United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) today announced its endorsement of Senator Lisa Murkowski for the United States Senate. UFA is a statewide organization representing 34 commercial fishing associations and hundreds of independent commercial fishermen from fisheries throughout the state and its offshore federal waters. The group made the endorsement at its annual Spring meeting in February.

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Press Release: United Fishermen of Alaska Welcomes At-Large Board Members

United Fishermen of Alaska is pleased to announce the election of Ms. Lindsey Bloom, Mr. Zachary Hill, Mr. Bruce Schactler, and Mr. Paul A. Shadura II as at-large board members. UFA’s individual and lifetime members elect four at-large directors to represent the more than 400 individual, lifetime, and crew members on the organization’s board of directors. The at-large directors will serve two-year terms beginning June 15, 2015 and ending April 14, 2017.

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Press Release: UFA Announces New Officers and Executive Committee

United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA), the largest statewide commercial fishing industry trade association representing 35 member organizations, announces the re-election of Mr. Jerry McCune of Cordova District Fishermen United as President. Joining President McCune is Mr. Matt Alward of North Pacific Fisheries Association as Vice President, and Ms. Megan O’Neil of Petersburg Vessel Owners Association as a co-PR & Membership Chair.

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Press Release: UFA Publishes 2015 Edition of Alaska Community Fishing Fact Sheets, Introduces Seafood Industry Taxes & Fees

The statewide commercial fishing umbrella association United Fishermen of Alaska has released its updated set of seafood industry data sheets for major Alaska communities and boroughs. UFA is seeking to provide groups, members and the public with economic information about the seafood industry to illustrate the industry’s significance in their communities and throughout the state. New with this year’s edition are summary fact sheets for the Nome and Wade Hampton Census Areas, a sheet for Oregon

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