Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell just named Simon Kinneen, of Nome, as his top pick for a seat on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.
If the commerce secretary approves, Kinneen will replace Eric Olson, whose third and final term expires Aug. 10.
Olson currently chairs the council, which helps regulate commercial fisheries off Alaska.
Here's the governor's official announcement.
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