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.
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 […]