TSM - Center for Sustainable Fisheries meets in New Bedford

Former Congressman Barney Frank joined 18 other men and women for the first local meeting of the Center for Sustainable Fisheries. 

Its a group that hopes to introduce better science into the debate over fishery regulations. 

Frank tells WBSM News, he decided to join the Center's Board of Directors because of the people involved.....

Frank was elected chairman of the Board of Directors.  The Center's President and CEO is marine scientist Dr. Brian Rothschild. 

The board's secretary is former Mayor Scott Lang and the treasurer is former New Bedford Treasurer Peter Barney.