Open to all aquaculture-related groups, the Global Aquaculture Alliance facilitates cooperation among various industry segments to resolve problems and maintain public confidence in farmed seafood. GAA’s activities are overseen by an elected board of aquaculture professionals who serve two-year terms.


George Chamberlain, President
Bill Herzig, Vice President
Lee Bloom, Secretary
Jeff Fort, Treasurer
Wally Stevens, Executive Director

Board of Directors

Bert Bachmann, Camanchaca Inc.
Mike Berthet, M & J Seafood Ltd.
Lee Bloom, Eastern Fish Co., Inc.
Rittirong Boonmechote, Thai Union Group
George Chamberlain, Global Aquaculture Alliance
Robert Fields, Sam’s Club
Jeff Fort, Delta Blue Aquaculture
John Galiher, Preferred Freezer Services
Laura Garrido, Pescanova USA
Nelson Griffin, Red Lobster Seafood Co.
Bill Herzig, Sustainable Strategies and Initiatives
Ray Jones, Rich Products Corp.
Alex Ko, Grobest Global Service, Inc.
Jordan Mazzetta, Mazzetta Company, LLC
Robins McIntosh, Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Co., Ltd.
Sergio Nates, Asociación Latinoamericana de Plantas de Rendimiento
John Peppel
John Schramm, Tropical Aquaculture Products, Inc.
Jeff Sedacca, National Fish & Seafood
Wally Stevens, Global Aquaculture Alliance