ADF&G’s Hartill Will Join American Seafoods

Trent Hartill, federal fisheries coordinator for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), will join American Seafoods Company in Seattle, Wash., in late October as the company’s vice president of fisheries and sustainability.

The veteran ADF&G biologist said that his new role will be tracking legislative and regulatory developments in state and federal bodies.

Hartill has been with the state agency for a decade, predominantly with the extended jurisdiction section. His responsibilities have also included serving as an alternate for ADF&G Commissioner Sam Cotten at meetings of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. Earlier, he was a management biologist for groundfish and shellfish at Kodiak and Dutch Harbor, and prior to that a management biologist for salmon and herring on the Alaska Peninsula.