Mary’s Har­bour fish har­vester Al­ton Rum­bolt joins pro­vin­cial Fish­eries Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil

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The Fish­eries Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil is wel­com­ing its new­est mem­ber, Al­ton Rum­bolt of Mary’s Har­bour.

On Oct. 23, the Depart­ment of Fish­eries and Land Re­sources is­sued a press re­lease an­nounc­ing Rum­bolt had joined the coun­cil. He par­tic­i­pated in his in­au­gu­ral meeting of the coun­cil on Oct. 19.

Rum­bolt, an in­de­pen­dent fish har­vester from Mary’s Har­bour, has held a num­ber of po­si­tions on a lo­cal and re­gional level. He is cur­rently the mayor of Mary’s Har­bour, the chair of the Mary’s Har­bour Fish­er­men’s Com­mit­tee, chair of the Har­bour Author­ity of Mary’s Har­bour, an in­shore coun­cil mem­ber for Labrador fish­ers with the Fish, Food and Al­lied Work­ers, and pres­i­dent of the Mary’s Har­bour Lions Cub.

Rum­bolt has also pre­vi­ously served as the vice-pres­i­dent of the Com­bined Coun­cils of Labrador

“I am de­lighted to wel­come Al­ton Rum­bolt, to the Fish­eries Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil,” said Gerry Byrne, Min­is­ter of Fish­eries and Land Re­sources in the re­lease. “Mr. Rum­bolt brings a wealth of op­er­a­tional fish­ing in­dus­try ex­per­tise and com­mu­nity per­spec­tive to the Coun­cil from Labrador. I am con­fi­dent he will be an in­te­gral mem­ber who will pro­vide sound ad­vice.”

Bill Wells, chair of the Fish­eries Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil said Rum­bolt is a val­ued ad­di­tion to the coun­cil and looks for­ward to work­ing with him.


Al­ton Rum­bolt, pic­tured stand­ing along­side his boat the Beach­side Cruiser, has been named to the Fish­eries Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil.

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