Sheridan nominated to NPAFC

Tommy Sheridan, of Cordova, a fisheries consultant focused on mariculture development ad specialization in salmon aquaculture and salmon fishery management, has been nominated to the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission by Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

He started Sheridan Consulting LLC in Cordova in May, after three years with Silver Bay Seafoods as director of government affairs.

Sheridan is a former Prince William Sound commercial purse seine fleet manager. Prior to that served as an area management biologist in Cordova for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Sheridan holds a graduate certificate in fisheries management from Oregon State University, and a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from Florida State University.

NPAFC is an inter-governmental organization established by the Convention for the Conservation of Anadromous Stocks in the Pacific Ocean. The commission promotes the conservation of anadromous stocks in the international water of the North Pacific and its adjacent seas. Current member countries are Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation and the United States of America.