Board of Directors
The CAIA Board of Directors consists of members across Canada and sectors
Ruth Salmon brings more than a decade of aquaculture experience to the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance, having served five years as Executive Director of the BC Shellfish Growers Association and seven years as a private consultant. She has held senior positions with the Canadian agri-food industry – as General Manager of the Alberta Milk Producers Association and Advertising Manager with the Dairy Bureau of Canada. Having worked at both the provincial and national levels, Ruth takes a special interest in the promotion and expansion of the aquaculture industry across Canada.
Board of Directors Executive
Cyr Couturier, Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Ian Roberts, Marine Harvest Canada
Tom Taylor, Cooke Aquaculture Ltd.
Marilyn Hutchinson, Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.
EXECUTIVE MEMBERS AT LARGE
Brian Yip, Fanny Bay Oysters
Sue Farquharson, Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association
PAST PRESIDENT Terry Ennis, Atlantic Aqua Farms Partnership
BOOKKEEPER / OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
TRADE COMMISSIONER - INDUSTRY LIAISON (AQUACULTURE)
Board of Directors
- Tillmann Benfey
Aquaculture Association of Canada
- Susan Cole
Ontario Aquaculture Association
- Cyr Couturier
Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland
- Terry Drost
Four Links Marketing
- Jeremy Dunn
BC Salmon Farmers Association
- Terry Ennis
Atlantic Aqua Farms Partnership
- Sue Farquharson
Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association
- Michael Foti
Phibro Animal Health Corporation
- Marta Gamerio / Jose Rodiguez
- Marilyn Hutchinson / Rocky Boschman
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.
- Laurie Jensen / Fernando Villarroel
- Mark Lane
Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association
- Rich Moccia
Aquaculture Centre, University of Guelph
- Ian Roberts / Vincent Erenst
Marine Harvest Canada
- John Rose
Icy Waters Ltd.
- Tim Rundle
Creative Salmon Co. Ltd.
- Amédée Savoie
- Tom Smith
Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia
- Trevor Stanley
Skretting Canada Inc.
- Matt Sullivan
PEI Aquaculture Alliance
- Bob Sweeney
Sweeney International Marine Corp
- Tom Taylor / Nell Halse
Cooke Aquaculture Ltd.
- Kathryn Unger
- Darlene Winterburn
BC Shellfish Grower's Association
- Brian Yip
Fanny Bay Oysters