chairman of the Alaska Board of Fisheries was reappointed yesterday (Wednesday)
by Governor Sean Parnell. Vince Webster of King Salmon is wrapping up his first
term on the board, and has been reappointed to a term expiring at the end of
June 2013. Talkeetna's Thomas Kluberton is a new appointment
made by the governor.
a salmon setnetter in the Kvichak district in Bristol Bay, and a
driftnetter in the Naknek district. In the off season, Webster is an equipment
operator for the National Park Service, and previously worked as facilities and
maintenance director for the Lake and Peninsula Borough School District.
is the innkeeper at the Fireweed Station Inn near Talkeetna. He served as a
member of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly from 2006 to 2009, and served
on the borough mayor's Sportsman's Committee during that time. He has also
worked as an information systems and management consultant for the State of
seven-member fish board is responsible for the state's fishery
sets seasons, bag limits, methods and means for the state's various
The board sets fishery management policy, and makes the allocation
which the Department of Fish and Game carries out.
remaining vacancy on the board of fish, created by the resignation of
Woods last week, will be filled within 30 days.
are subject to legislative confirmation.