Brett Veerhusen is the Principal for Ocean Strategies, Inc., a strategic communications and organizing firm specializing in the maritime and seafood industries. In this capacity, he serves as Communications Director for UFAs Salmon Habitat Information Program. A lifelong Alaskan commercial fisherman, Brett was also the Executive Director for Seafood Harvesters of America in Washington, D.C. He holds a Masters of Marine Affairs from the University of Washington and Bachelor degrees from University of Puget Sound. He splits his time between Seattle and Alaska.