Seattle seafood exec joins Alaska marketing board

KODIAK, Alaska — A Seattle seafood executive has been appointed to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, while two Alaska men have been reappointed.

Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday added Amy Humphreys, the president of Icicle Seafoods, to the board and reappointed Jack Schultheis of Emmonak and Kevin Adams of Anchorage, KMXT radio reported.

Schultheis has been involved in processing for 37 years, mostly in western Alaska fisheries. He is general manager of Kwik-Pak Fisheries. His seat on the board represents small processors.

Adams, the institute’s current chairman, has 40 years experiences as a drift boat fisherman in Bristol Bay. He has worked for the Alaska Fisheries Development Board and the Bering Sea Fisherman’s Association. His seat on the board represents harvesters.

Humphreys was president of Delta Western and vice president for American Seafood Group before going to Icicle. Humphreys will represent large processors on the board.

The governor’s office says in a release that the institute promotes Alaska seafood and develops market-oriented quality specifications.

More in Local News

A Democrat and ex-Republican team up to end two-party politics

Brian Baird and Chris Vance unveil a new organization called Washington Independents.

The beavers weren’t happy, either, about Mill Creek flooding

A tree fell on their dam, sending a rush of water into a neighborhood near Jackson High School.

Aerospace workers adjust to changing industry

The number of Boeing workers dropped almost 10 percent since last year

Lynnwood, Marysville, Sultan consider ban on safe injection sites

If approved, they would join Lake Stevens and Snohomish County, which have temporary bans.

Mill Creek councilman no longer lives in city, panel finds

The Canvassing Board determined Sean Kelly is not eligible to vote there.

A whole life ahead. Five-month-old Felix Shope lies in his stroller ready to go home from the Snohomish County Courthouse with his new mom and dad, Alicia and Josh Shope of Edmonds. A family down the hall tends to a child and are likely awaiting their own adoption proceedings. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
16 youngsters get the gift of home on National Adoption Day

A joyful day at county courthouse tempered with the great need for stable, loving homes.

Stranger offered candy to student walking home from school

The Granite Falls School District is warning families about… Continue reading

Man arrested after stolen car crashes in Everett

The accident occurred in the 100 block of SE Everett Mall Way.

5-vehicle crash in Arlington kills 62-year-old woman

Medics had transported her to the hospital, where she later died.

Most Read