State Dept. Appoints NOAA's Chris Oliver Alternate Commissioner to IPHC
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - September 28, 2018
Earlier this month, the State Department announced two new appointments to the three-member U.S. delegation of the Seattle-based International Pacific Halibut Commission. Yesterday, the third new commissioner was announced.
As with the previous announcement, yesterday’s appointment of Chris Oliver, Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries, to replace Dr. Jim Balsiger, regional administrator for NOAA Fisheries in Alaska is being done on a temporary basis until the President's “duly designated” commissioner is appointed.
In all three cases, it is expected President Trump’s designation will ...
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