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American Sportfishing Association names board of directors

The American Sportfishing Association elected or re-elected six people to its board of directors to fill three regional seats and three at-large seats.

Their terms begin Oct. 1.

Regional seats went to Martin MacDonald, conservation director, Bass Pro Shops, Springfield, Mo. (re-elected), who will serve the South Central region; Dick Pool, president of Pro-Troll Fishing Products in Concord, Calif. (re-elected), who will represent the West region; and Aledia Tush, president of CB’s Saltwater Outfitters in Sarasota, Fla., who will serve the Southeast region.

At-large seats went to Dave Bulthuis, vice president of sales at Costa in Daytona Beach, Fla. (re-elected); Paul Schluter, president of St. Croix Rods in Park Falls, Wis. (re-elected); and Gary Zurn, senior vice president of marketing and dealer services for Big Rock Sports LLC in Newport, N.C.

“These members bring a wide range of industry perspectives to the board of directors, which will well serve the industry,” said Mike Nussman, the association’s president and CEO. “I look forward to working with everyone and thank them for their commitment to the association and the sportfishing industry.”

The American Sportfishing Association is the sportfishing industry's trade group, committed to looking out for the interests of the sportfishing community.

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