American Albacore Fishing Association (AAFA)

American Albacore Fishing Association, Inc.

AAFA (the American Albacore Fishing Association) is a non-profit organization representing commercial pole & line vessels. AAFA seeks to ensure responsible fishery management practices and the participation of vital fishing communities. It supports education regarding responsible fishing methods and promotes the health benefits of tuna consumption along with the environmental benefits of sustainable fishery practices. AAFA strives to ensure the economic viability of pole & line fisheries now and into the future.

2021 Board of Directors

Tim Thomas

President
Tim Thomas
F/V Steel Fin II

Carl Nish

Vice President
Carl Nish
F/V Lydorein

Eric Hopfer

Treasurer
Erick Hopfer
F/V Billie Marie II

2021 Board Members

Arthur Lorton
Arthur Lorton
F/V Sea Haven
Director

Eathan Wraith
Eathan Wraith
F/V Karen Jan
Director

Sundancer

Rodney McVicker
F/V Sundancer

Skip McMaster
Skip McMaster
F/V Captain Banjo
Director

Ryan Vantress
Ryan Vantress
F/V Seawind
Director

Matthew O'Donnell
Matthew O’Donnell
F/V Rose Marie
Director

Professional Management Arm

Maighread Thomas (@MaighreadThomas) | Twitter
Maighread Thomas
Juliet
Jimmy Philips
Jake McMaster
Natalie Webster – Director Of Operations
Joshlyn Hardwick – Assistant Director of Operations

Contact Information

Telephone (619) 941-2307
FAX (619) 863-5046
Corporate Address
4364 Bonita Rd #311, Bonita, CA 91902
Electronic mail
General Information: info@americanalbacore.com