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Board: Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission

Board identification number: 020

Department: FISH & GAME

Authority: AS 16.43.020; AS 39.50.200

Status: Active

Sunset date:

Requirements: Legislative Confirmation and Financial Disclosure

Prohibitions: None

Term: 4 years

Chair: Governor appoints.

Description: The board consists of 2 members appointed by Governor with a broad range of professional experience, none of whom has a vested economic interest in an interim-use permit, entry permit, commercial fishing vessel or gear, or in any fishery resource processing or marketing business (AS 16.43.050).

Function: The board promotes conservation and sustained yield management of fishery resource and regulates/controls entry into commercial fisheries.

Special facts: A quorum consists of 2 members unless there is a vacancy, which does not impair the authority of a single commissioner who may exercise all the powers and perform al the duties of the commission. The commission is a regulatory and quasi-judicial agency. Members may be removed for cause. The Governor designates chair for two years (may be designated for successive two-year terms).

Compensation: Salary Equal to Step in Range 25

Meetings: Commission members are salaried and meet throughout the year.

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Ty McMichael
IT Data Processing Services Leader
Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission
P.O. Box 110302
Juneau, AK 99801-0302
Phone: (907) 790-6950
Fax: (907) 789-6170

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