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Press Release: New UFA Salmon Habitat Program Kicks Off with Survey of Commercial Fishermen

Survey Takers Enter to Win $500 Alaska Airlines or $200 LFS Gift Cards

JUNEAU – United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) is kicking off a new program to connect Alaska commercial fishermen with useful and timely news about the health of the salmon runs that sustain the industry. Called the Salmon Habitat Information Program, or SHIP, UFA is starting with an opinion survey – with hefty prizes – for commercial fishermen.

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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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