After serving 3 full terms – 9 years – Dan Hull chaired his last Council meeting in Kodiak, Alaska. Mr. Hull has served as Council chairman for the past 4 years and during his tenure on the Council has chaired the Halibut and Sablefish IFQ Committee, the Observer Advisory Committee, the EM Work Group, and the Executive, Finance, and Legislative Committees. He has also served as an alternative commissioner to the IPHC and currently serves as alternate commissioner to the North Pacific Fish Commission. The public was given a chance to roast and toast Mr. Hull at a reception in his honor at the Afognak building during the meeting. Many thanks to the organizations that donated seafood! Mr. Hull thanked current and past council members, staff, and others in the process, and noted that while he may taking a much needed break following this meeting, he still intends to stay involved with Alaska fisheries issues.