Board of Directors 2023
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.
Michelle Samson, Premium Seafood Group
Melissa Rommens, Sustain Aqua
Nolan d’Eon, D’Eon Oyster Company Ltd.
Jeff Nickerson, Cooke Aquaculture
Jonathan Gagne, Enterprises Shippigan Ltd.
Rod Beresford, Lochmore Oyster Farm
Jesse Fortune, Bill & Stanley Oyster Company Ltd.
Steen Gunderson, BBI Group
Charlene LeBlanc, LeBlanc Seeded Lines.
Leah Lewis-McCrea, Centre for Marine Applied Research
Ernie Porter, Town Point Oysters
Norma Prosper, Paq’tnkek Mi’kmaw Nation.
Andrea Ward, Acadian Seaplants Ltd.
- Stefanie Colombo, Dalhousie University
- Scott Jeffrey, Dalhousie University