The Petersburg Vessel Owners Association is looking for a new Executive Director. Julianne Curry will be leaving the town’s main commercial fishing organization in October. PVOA has about 120 members including vessels and businesses. Curry, who grew up in a fishing family, has lead PVOA for about six years. The group is known statewide as an outspoken advocate for the southeast fleet. As Director, Curry has participated in countless meetings of the Board of Fish, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and other regulatory and advisory groups. She’s also helped head up Petersburg efforts to revitalize the local fishing industry. She recently spoke with KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein:
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