One Fish Foundation FIsh Tales Podcast

One Fish Foundation Fish Tales Podcast: Norm Van Vactor

December 19, 2019

Norm Van Vactor moved to Dillingham, Alaska after graduating high school in the Philippines and got a job as a deckhand on a tender. He spent much of his life on deck or in processing plants, eventually becoming president and CEO of the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation. His is a story of a job search turned 40-year love affair with the place, the people and the salmon, which explains his fierce determination to protect what he loves.