Board of Directors Louisiana Seafood
Louisiana Seafood

Board of Directors

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 lieutenant governor representing all of the different sectors of the industry.

Samantha Carroll, Executive Director
Anna Marie Cahill, Assistant Executive Director
Linda Smith, Administrative Assistant


2018 BOARD

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser
Kristen Baumer, Chairman, American Shrimp Processors Association
Chalin Delaune, Crab Task Force
Pete Tortorich, Past Chairman, Louisiana Retailer's Association
Sal Sunseri, Past Board Chair, Oyster Dealers and Growers Association
Troy Parria, Secretary/Treasurer, Louisiana Shrimp Association
Larry Avery, Seafood Processor
Barry Toups, Crawfish Industry
John Paul Reason, Wild Catfish Industry
Chef Brian Landry, Marketing Representative
Jakov Jurisic, Oyster Task Force
Acy Cooper, Jr., Commercial Saltwater Finfish
Chef Peter Sclafani, Louisiana Restaurant Association
Dexter Guillory, Alligator Industry
Thomas Hymel, Louisiana Sea Grant
Bobby Fletcher, Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Ron Harrell, Louisiana Farm Bureau