Board of Directors

The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) Board of Directors consists of members across Canada and sectors


Executive Director

Timothy J. Kennedy
Timothy Kennedy brings a wealth of strategic and leadership experience in the non-profit, government and corporate sectors to the role of Executive Director of CAIA. After a period of time working in the non-profit sector and as an Advisor to the Official Opposition in Ottawa, he worked for ten years as a senior government relations consultant in Ottawa, advising clients in the natural resources and sustainability sectors, before being named in 2011 as Vice President, Government and Aboriginal Affairs for Spectra Energy, a Houston-based energy pipeline and delivery company. He served in this position for six years until beginning his role with CAIA in April 2017.


Board of Directors Executive

PRESIDENT

Cyr Couturier, Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland

VICE-PRESIDENT

Ian Roberts, Marine Harvest Canada

TREASURER

Tom Taylor, Cooke Aquaculture Ltd.

SECRETARY

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


Staff

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Timothy J. Kennedy

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Sheri Beaulieu

BOOKKEEPER / OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Lynn Gingras

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Lori Chamberland

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
    Elanco Canada
  • Marilyn Hutchinson / Rocky Boschman
    Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.
  • Laurie Jensen / David Kiemelel
    Cermaq Canada Ltd.
  • 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
    Maison BeauSoleil
  • Tom Smith
    Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia
  • Trevor Stanley
    Skretting Canada Inc.
  • Matt Sullivan
    PEI Aquaculture Alliance
  • Tom Taylor / Nell Halse
    Cooke Aquaculture Ltd.
  • Kathryn Unger
    Cargill Canada
  • Darlene Winterburn
    BC Shellfish Grower's Association
  • Brian Yip
    Fanny Bay Oysters