Nicole Kimball, Pacific Seafood Processors Association
Nicole Kimball has over 20 years’ experience in Alaska fisheries management and policy. She is Vice President of the Pacific Seafood Processors Association, a non-profit trade association comprised of motherships and Alaska shorebased seafood processors, and currently serves on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, which manages federal fisheries off Alaska. Prior to this, she worked as a fisheries analyst for the North Pacific Council for 12 years, and then served as Federal Fisheries Coordinator for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, where she represented the state in regional, national, and international fisheries venues (2012 – 2016). Nicole received a BS in natural resource management at the University of Maine, and a master’s in environmental policy and renewable resource management from Tufts University. Nicole currently serves on the board of the Alaska Sea Life Center, the Maritime Works Leadership Council, the Alaska Sea Grant Advisory Committee, and as Vice-Chair of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s Communications Committee. Born in Ketchikan, she resides in Anchorage with her family.