One Fish Podcast

One Fish 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.

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