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New chairman at the helm of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission: commercial fisherman Sammy Corbett

The N.C. Fisheries Association, a nonprofit that supports the state’s seafood industry, is pleased with Mr. Corbett’s appointment. NCFA Executive Director Jerry Schill said Monday he was at the special MFC meeting in Washington when Mr. Corbett’s appointment was officially announced. “I congratulated him and asked if he had unlimited minutes on his cell phone,” Mr. Schill said. “He said ‘yes,’ and I told him ‘good, because you’re going to need it.’” Read the rest here 12:18

Dr. Louis Daniel, Director of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries new chairman of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

A 1995 graduate of the Ph.D. program in William & Mary’s School of Marine Science at VIMS, Daniel has served as an ASMFC Commissioner since 2007. Established in 1942, the Commission is a deliberative body of the Atlantic coastal states, coordinating the conservation and management of 25 near-shore fish species from Florida to Maine. Daniel replaces Paul J. Diodati of Massachusetts. [email protected],edu  15:33