Crab lobbyist to remain UFA chief

Anchorage resident Arni Thomson has been re-elected as president of United Fishermen of Alaska, the Juneau-based organization announced today.

UFA is the state's leading commercial fishing group.

Thomson is the longtime executive director of the Alaska Crab Coalition, which represents Bering Sea crab vessel owners.

Here's the press release, which covers this and other UFA leadership decisions.