Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association President Arthur “Sooky” Sawyer added to state Fisheries Advisory Commission

gov-charlie-bakerGloucester will be doubling its representation on the state’s Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission when local lobsterman Arthur “Sooky” Sawyer joins the board this week. Sawyer, president of the Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association, will join Gloucester’s Gus Sanfilippo on the board that advises the administration of Gov. Charlie Baker on fishing and marine issues. A longtime Gloucester groundfisherman-turned-lobsterman, Sawyer replaces Bill Adler on the commission. Adler, also a former MLA president, was not re-appointed by Baker following the expiration of his term in October. “I’m excited and looking forward to it,” Sawyer, 61, said Tuesday. “I have a lot of reading to do before my first meeting next week and I’m going to be doing a lot of listening to get up to speed on all the issues before the commission.” Sawyer’s appointment was strongly supported by local lobstermen and the MLA because of his grasp of issues related to lobstering and other Bay State fisheries. Read the rest of the story here 10:26

  • philips66

    This group has already been compromised/bought off by the Big Green Mafia, therefore they can no longer properly represent Lobstermen and women, imho

    • BINGO^
      Charlie Baker is the new Mitt Romney. ;)

      • philips66

        I love how Howie Carr always calls Baker “Tall Deval” so true what a RINO. Can’t believe how popular he is (most pop gov in country) total disappointment in my book

  • The MFC is a perversion of itself. The interest’s represented are NOT the actual fishermen, but the ENGO/ ASSociations they are drawn from. It’s disgusting.