World Aquaculture Society Meetings

Federal Town Hall
Tuesday, February 23, 2016  12/30/1899 2:00:00 PM - 12/30/1899 5:00:00 PM  Concorde A
Chair: Betsy Hart

This session provides an opportunity for direct dialogue with key aquaculture leaders and managers from diverse federal agencies with the goal of identifying critical issues, problems and/or opportunities for federal agencies to address in partnership with industry in 2016.

Participating Agencies and Representatives:
Dr. Gene Kim
National Program Leader – Aquaculture
Interagency Working Group on Aquaculture (IWG-A) and USDA – National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

Dr. Caird Rexroad
National Program Leader – Aquaculture
USDA – Agricultural Research Service (ARS)

Dr. Lee Ann Thomas
Director, Aquaculture, Swine and Avian Health Center
USDA – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Veterinary Services

Ms. Barbara Dwyer
Senior Analyst, Office of Policy and Program Development
USDA – Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

Mr. Bruce Boess
Head, Poultry & Specialty Commodities Section
USDA – National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

Ms. Desiree Morningstar
Regulatory Program Manager
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

Ms. Jenny Molloy
Lead Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Water, Water Permits Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Mr. David Miko
Division Chief, Fish and Aquatic Conservation
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Mr. Brett Koonse
Consumer Safety Officer
FDA – Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)

Dr. Jennifer Matysczak
Aquaculture Drugs Team Leader, Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation
FDA – Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

Dr. Michael Rubino
Director, Office of Aquaculture
NOAA – Fisheries

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