Art McDonald, a Charter member of the IGFTO since its inception, has been appointed VP & Director of the IGFTO. Art has held a USCG Captain's License for over 40 years, completed the IGFA certified training program in 2006, and has owned a series of sport fishing boats. He has fished all over the world during the past 50 years including Australia, Tahiti, Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica, the Canary Islands, Venezuela ,Turks & Caicos and Bermuda, in addition to numerous locales in the US. He is a past IGFA World Record Holder in the men's 16 lb. Test White Marlin category, and has been an IGFTO Observer coordinator for a number of tournaments during the past several years. He is a Principal for a major auto dealership in Nashville,Tennessee and brings strong leadership skills and marketing expertise to our organization. He is current member of both The IGFA and The Billfish Foundation.