SeacoastOnline: A local resident pegged as the new executive director of the New England Fishery Management Council acknowledges the industry faces some daunting challenges as he transitions into his new role.

The 18 members of the New England Fishery Management Council recently selected Tom Nies of Portsmouth as the agency’s new executive director. He succeeds Capt. Paul Howard, who served in the role for 16 years.

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