Governor announces appointments to ASMI board

Posted on August 23, 2013 

Governor Sean Parnell reappointed Jack Schultheis and Kevin Adams, and appointed Amy Humphreys to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) Board of Directors. The institute promotes Alaskan seafood and develops market-oriented quality specifications.

 Adams, of Anchorage, is the current ASMI chair. He has 40 years of experience as a driftnet boat captain in Bristol Bay. Adams has also worked as an employee for the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation and the Bering Sea Fisherman’s Association. Adams is a former vice president of the Great Ruby Fish Company, and the manager for Adams Enterprises Nets and Gear. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from California State University, Chico. Adams is reappointed to a harvester seat.

Schultheis, of Emmonak, is a general manager for Kwik-Pak Fisheries. He has been involved in processing for 37 years, mostly in western Alaska fisheries. Schultheis is reappointed to a small processor seat.

Humphreys, of Seattle, is the president and CEO of Icicle Seafoods. Prior to that, she served as president of Delta Western and vice president of corporate development for American Seafoods Group, LLC. Humphreys is a board member for the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and Wellspring Family Services. She is also a court appointed special advocate for state dependent children. Humphreys holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington. She is appointed to a large processor seat.

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