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SEA-NL EXECUTIVE 

PRESIDENT

Jason Sullivan, 39, owner-operator of the Atlantic Outlaw, a 39-foot fishing vessel based out of Bay Bulls. Jason fishes snow crab, caplin, cod, and turbot.

SECRETARY TREASURER

Bruce Layman, 62, is licensed to fish snow crab/cod, and is Carbonear-based.

 

CAPTAIN UNDER 40’ FLEET

Preston Grandy, 42, owner-operator of Just the Beginning, a 39-footer based out of Garnish, Fortune Bay. Preston fishes lobster, snow crab, and groundfish.

 

CAPTAIN OVER 40’ FLEET

Kenneth Courtney, 65, owner-operator of the 55-foot Courtney Pride II. Kenneth fishes lobster, snow crab, and sea cucumber out of Francois.


EX-OFFICIO (NON-VOTING MEMBER) 

Mervin Wiseman is a well-known advocate for fishing vessel safety, and Search and Rescue in the province. Merv and Ryan Cleary are co-organizers of SEA-NL. 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 

Ryan Cleary is a career journalist, one-term Member of Parliament, former President of FISH-NL, and long-time inshore fisheries advocate. He was hired by the SEA-NL executive on Feb. 18th, 2022 to serve as SEA-NL's first Executive Director.