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Members

The current ex-officio are as follows:
• Secretary Douglas Fisher- Secretary of Agriculture, who shall serve as chair
• Commissioner Catherine McCabe- Commissioner of Environmental Protection
(Mr. Joseph Cimino Assistant Director, Marine Fisheries Administration serving as designee)
• Secretary Tahesha Way- Secretary of State; Business Action Center
(Mr. Joseph Constance Business Advocate serving as Designee)
seat to fill “Chairman of the Commerce and Economic Growth Commission”
• Commissioner Judith Persichilli - Commissioner of Health
(Ms. Virginia Wheatley Public Health and Food Protection Program serving as designee)
• Dr. Dave Bushek, Director of Rutgers Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory
seat to fill “Director of the Aquaculture Technology Transfer Center”
• Dr. Douglas Zemeckis, County Agent, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
seat to fill “Director of the Aquaculture Training and Information Center”
• Dean Robert Goodman, executive director of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (Mr. Mike DeLuca JCNERR Reserve Manager serving as designee)
• Mr. Richard Herb, chairman of Marine Fisheries Council (non-voting)
• Mr. Frank Virgilio, chairman of Fish and Game Council (non-voting)
The public members of the Council are as follows (six total members):
• Ms. Lisa Calvo- President of Senate Appointee; representative of an aquaculture organization or operator of an aquaculture farm
• Mr. Barney Hollinger- President of Senate Appointee; representative of the seafood industry
• Mr. George Saridakis- Speaker of the Assembly Appointee; representative of an aquaculture organization or operator of an aquaculture farm
• Mr. John Maxwell- Speaker of the Assembly Appointee; representative of the farm community
• Mr. Maurice Sheets- Governor Appointee; public at-large
• Mr. Walter Canzonier; Governor Appointee; public at-large, Ms. Betsy Haskin (permanent proxy

 
2021 Aquaculture Advisory Council Meeting Schedule

January 29th @10 a.m.: Virtual TEAMS Meeting: To Join on your computer or mobile app Click here

Call in Information: (audio only) 1 856-338-7074 

Phone Conference ID: 840 293 328#

April 30th @10 a.m.

July 23rd @10 a.m.

October 22nd @10 a.m.

 

 
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