Chris Conklin

Chris Conklin

Obligatory Seat
Term: 2013-2017

P.O. Box 972
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
843-543-3833 phone
conklinsafmc@gmail.com

Current Employment/Affiliation:

Mr. Chris Conklin has been appointed to serve on the Council as an obligatory member for South Carolina and is a graduate of the Citadel Military College of South Carolina. Chris manages both wholesale and retail seafood businesses and a fleet of commercial vessels. Chris serves as a board member of the SC Seafood Alliance as well as the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce. When not busy with the seafood business, Chris is an avid recreational angler, often participating in area fishing tournaments.

Experience:

Mr. Chris Conklin has been appointed to serve on the Council as an obligatory member for South Carolina and is a graduate of the Citadel Military College of South Carolina. Chris manages both wholesale and retail seafood businesses and a fleet of commercial vessels. Chris serves as a board member of the SC Seafood Alliance as well as the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce. When not busy with the seafood business, Chris is an avid recreational angler, often participating in area fishing tournaments.

Fisheries Management Philosophy:

"Growing up in the commercial fishing industry, I have seen many changes in our fisheries," said Chris. "I understand the urgent need for achieving sustainability so that our state's fishing heritage and coastal economic vitality can be perpetuated."