Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2022

From the beginning, the purpose of AANS was to develop and support the current and future sea farmers within the Province; to this day the Association holds these same standards. The 15-member board of directors and science advisors represent the mutual interest of all the aquaculture businesses within the Province.

Executive Committee

Nolan D’Eon
(D’Eon Oyster Company)

Melissa Rommens
(Sustain Aqua)

Vice President
Jeff Nickerson
(Cooke Aquaculture)

Donald Davis
(We’koqma’q Fisheries)

Board Members

Peter Sykes
(Halsa Aquaculture Research Services)

Michelle Samson
(Premium Seafoods)

Dave MacNeil
(Gypsum Cove Oysters)

Rod Beresford
(Lochmore Oyster Farm)


Jonathan Gagné
(Entreprises Shippagan Ltee.)

Science Advisors

  • Scott Jeffrey (Dalhousie University)
  • Stefanie Colombo (Dalhousie University)
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