Tag Archives: Louisiana Seafood Board

Louisiana Seafood Board’s Legislative Committee Recommends Keeping Current Quota for Gulf Red Snapper

GSI-LogoThe legislative committee of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board implored members of the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council to consider those that do not have access to the Gulf of Mexico but wish to enjoy the Red Snapper natural resource. [email protected] 18:22

Louisiana Seafood Board Enters New Era Under Lieutenant Governor’s Office

The 4th of July came early this year for the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board.  A heated legislative session to determined the fate of the board set off fireworks throughout the state’s seafood community. As of July 1st oversight has officially transfer from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism under the office of  Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne. [email protected]

Pete Tortorich Eats, Breathes and Lives Louisiana Seafood

by Kim Hilsenbeck/Louisiana Seafood News With a 40-year career in the food industry, Pete Tortorich brings a lifetime of experience in marketing seafood to bear as a member of the Louisiana Seafood Board. Born and bred in New Orleans, he also brings a deep-rooted sense of a place at the table. He eats, breathes and lives Louisiana seafood. continued

Mike Voisin’s Widow Appointed to Louisiana Seafood Board by Governor Jindal

Sitting on a back porch swing for two, Sarah Theriot Voisin surveys her beloved gardens sitting next to an empty seat filled only with memories and the yard hat of her late husband and strong voice of Louisiana Seafood – Michael C. Voisin. Tears still come easily to her eyes as she remembers her husband more than two month after his unexpected death from a sudden heart illness. A tireless champion for the industry and state he loved, she believes her husband would want her to move on and do whatever it takes to help Louisiana and its seafood community; she has decided to keep Mike’s memory alive by accepting that challenge. continued