Pacific Council Hires Chuck Tracy as Executive Director
SEAFOOD.COM NEWS [SeafoodNews] By Susan Chambers - June 28, 2016
Pacific Fishery Management Council Chairwoman Dorothy Lowman announced today the selection of Chuck Tracy as the new executive director of the Council.
Tracy follows Dr. Don McIsaac, who retired earlier this year.
"My thanks and appreciation for the support from the Council," Tracy said in opening remarks today, including Council staff, stakeholders and Council and committee members in his remarks.
Tracy has worked closely with Lowman, Vice Chairman Herb Pollard and past chairman Don Hansen for the last few months in his role as interim executive director. He also worked closely with McIsaac, both at the Council and in other state fishery management agencies, for 34 years.
One of his past roles at the Council was as the salmon staff officer, guiding the council and industry through some of the most difficult salmon closures on the West Coast in the mid-2000s.
Mike Burner took over as salmon staff officer in 2012, when Tracy assumed the deputy director position...Full Story »