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Marketing Coalition Members

Executive Chef

Member Brian Landry
Executive Chef, Borgne Restaurant
   
Alternate Randy Evans
Chef/Co-Owner, Haven Restaurant
   

Retail Grocery

Member Kyle Stevens
Seafood Procurement, H-E-B Seafood Procurement
   
Alternate James Breuhl
Seafood Director, Rouses Supermarket
   

Restaurant Chain

Member Stacy Boyll-Stapel
Director of Strategic Integration, Bonefish Grill
   

Sea Grant

Member Charles "Chuck" Adams
Marine Economist, University of Florida
   
Alternate Mike Haby
Seafood Marketing Specialist
   

For Hire/Charter Boat

Member John Greene
Owner, Intimidator Sportfishing, Inc.
   
Alternate Pamella Dana
  Owner, Sure Lure Charter Company
   

Tourism

Member Jay Dardenne
Lieutenant Governor, State of Louisiana
   
Alternate Susan Estler
Vice President of Marketing, Panama City Beach Convention Visitor Bureau
   

State Association/Processors/Wholesalers/Fishermen

Member
Chris Nelson
Vice President, Bon Secour Fisheries
Chairman, Executive Committee of Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition
   
Member
Patrick Riley
General Manager, Western Seafood Company
Vice Chairman, Executive Committee of Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition
   
Member
Bob Jones
Executive Director, Southeastern Fisheries Association
Executive Committee of Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition
   
Alternate
Eugene Raffield, Jr.
Vice-President, Raffield Fisheries, Inc.
   
Member
William "Corky" Perret
Retired
Executive Committee of Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition
   
Alternate David Veal
Executive Director, American Shrimp Processors Association
   
Member
Robert Novotny
Executive Vice President, Inland Seafood
   
Alternate
John Williams
Executive Director, Southern Shrimp Alliance
   

Seafood Market

Member
Harlon Pearce
Owner, Harlon's LA Fish
Executive Committee of Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition
   

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Oil Disaster Recovery Program, Ad Hoc Advisory Committee

Member Chris Blakenship
Director of Marine Resources Division, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Executive Committee of Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition
   
Alternate David Heil
Marine Fisheries Management Section Leader, Division of Marine Fisheries Management
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
   

State Seafood Marketing Executives

Mississippi Member Irvin Jackson
Director of Seafood Marketing Program, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
   
MS Alternate Jason Rider
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
   
Louisiana Member Ewell Smith
Executive Director, Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board
   
LA Alternate Kristin McLaren
Assistant Executive Director, Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board
   
Florida Member Martin May
Bureau Chief, Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
   
FL Alternate Susannah Costello
Vice President of Brand, Visit Florida
   
Alabama Member Lee Sentel
Director, Alabama Tourism Department
   
AL Alternate Brian S. Jones
Regional Director, Alabama Tourism Department
   
Texas Member Robert Champion
  State Coordinator for Seafood Marketing, Texas Department of Agriculture
   
TX Alternate

Mary York
Administrator for Marketing and International Trade, Texas Department of Agriculture

Ex-Officio Member

Member
Ralph Hode
Fisheries Disaster Recovery Coordinator, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
Alternate

Alex Miller
Economic Program Coordinator, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission

 

Back row: Joanne McNeely, Gulf & South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation; Ewell Smith, Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board; Mike Voisin, Motivatit Seafood; Alyssa Herold, Texas Department of Agriculture; Susannah Costello, Visit Florida; Stacy Boyll-Stapel, Bonefish Grill; Corky Perret, Mississippi Department of Marine Resource;, Ralph Hode, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; Patrick Riley, Western Seafood Company; Bob Jones, Southeastern Fisheries Association; Chris Blankenship, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; Brian Jones, Alabama Tourism Department; Alex Miller, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission Front row: Chris Nelson, Bon Secour Fisheries; Brian Landry, Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board; Chuck Adams, Sea Grant, University of Florida; Harlon H Pearce, Harlon’s LA Fish; John Greene, Intimidator Sportsfishing; Kyle Stevens, H-E-B Supermarkets