Norm Pillen

Norm Pillen

Norm Pillen is the president of Seafood Producers Cooperative. He is a lifelong commercial fisherman with over 40 years of experience in the Gulf of Alaska as a captain, participating in the salmon troll and longline fisheries, and salmon tendering. He has been a member of SPC for 38 years and served multiple terms on the SPC board of directors and as board chairman.


Alaska trollers will feel pain and unnecessary hardship from ruling on orca lawsuit

By: - May 12, 2023

As president of Seafood Producers Cooperative, representing nearly 400 fishermen-owners, who reside in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, I want to convey our great disappointment and frustration with the recent ruling concerning the Wild Fish Conservancy and their lawsuit directed at our Salmon Troll fleet.  SPC and its fishermen-owners have been the premier producers, processors […]