Adams named ASMI chairman
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has named Alaska fisherman and commercial fisheries activist Kevin Adams as its next chairman.
The ASMI board of directors elected Adams during its 9 May meeting in Anchorage, according to ASMI.
Adams has over 38 years of fishing experience in Bristol Bay. He has worked for both the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation and the Bering Sea Fisherman’s Association, and represents Alaska fishermen on numerous boards.
Adams has been serving on the board since 2004, and succeeds Joe Bundrant, executive VP at Trident, who served as ASMI chairman for three years. Bundrant, who also joined the board in 2004, is expected to remain on the board for the remainder of his term, which expires in 2014.
Mark Palmer, president and CEO of Ocean Beauty Seafoods, will serve as vice chair. Adams and Palmer will serve for two years, with their terms ending in March 2015.