Our Board

In 1984, the State of Louisiana created the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board to support Louisiana’s world-class commercial fisheries industry and respond to changes in the marketplace and in the environment.The Board is composed of members appointed by the Lt. Governor representing all of the different sectors of the industry.

Larry Avery
Seafood Processor
Daniel Edgar
Wild Catfish Industry
Byron Despaux
LA Shrimp Association
Chef John Folse
Marketing Specialist
Alan Gibson
American Shrimp Processors Assoc.
David Maginnis
Commercial Saltwater Finfish
Mayor Sherbin Collette
Crawfish Industry
Chef Peter Sclafani
LA Restaurant Association
Alligator Industry
Sal Sunseri
Oyster Dealers & Growers Assoc.
Peter Tortorich
LA Retailer's Association
Chalin Delaune
Crab Task Force

Sarah Voisin
Oyster Task Force

Lt Gov. Jay Dardenne
Designee: Randy Davis
LA Dept. of Culture, Recreation & Tourism