SOLDOTNA, AK (February 26, 2019) – The Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Ben Mohr has been selected to serve as the executive director of KRSA. As the executive director, Mohr will be responsible for achieving the organization’s mission as well as management of KRSA’s operations, public relations and fundraising.
Board Chairman Bill Eckhardt stated, “Ben brings a unique set of technical skills and experiences as well as the leadership, resources and community knowledge necessary to effectively navigate the complexities of the fisheries-resource environment.”
Ben Mohr was an Alaska Salmon Fellow with the Alaska Humanities Forum and has been recognized as a fellow of the National Conservation Leadership Institute. Ben also served as a senior policy advisor on hunting, fishing and public-access issues to former Governor Sean Parnell.
Mohr said, “KRSA has a long history of incredible conservation projects on the Kenai River and is one of Alaska’s most effective organizations representing Alaska’s sport and personal-use fishermen from across the state. I am looking forward to continuing KRSA’s legacy of conservation while increasing education and advocacy efforts and growing the membership base.”
The KRSA Board welcomes Ben and is looking forward to the organization’s continued success and growth under his leadership.
KRSA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit fishery-conservation organization of Alaskans that works to ensure the long-term health and sustainability of fish resources in the Kenai River and elsewhere in Alaska, through education and advocacy of sport and personal-use fisheries and the promotion of science-based fish management.
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