The Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance was formed to provide focus for the Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Industry and to enhance industry prosperity through its development as an effective world competitor.


The Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance proud member of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance and participates in its sub-committees and projects.

MEMBERSHIP
Besides providing a proactive voice for the PEI aquaculture industry, the PEI Aquaculture Alliance provides its members with timely, relevant information on current issues and research and development projects. Interested parties are invited to contact us for more details on how to join.

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The Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance (PEIAA) is a non-profit organization, established in January 1998, as an umbrella organization representing the PEI Cultured Mussel Growers Association, the Island Oyster Growers Group, and the PEI Finfish Association.

A proactive voice unified voice on behalf of its 150-plus members, the PEI Aquaculture Alliance advocates on behalf of the industry, enables important research and development and shares relevant information on current issues and opportunities.

The Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance was formed to provide focus for the Prince Edward Island aquaculture industry and to enhance industry prosperity through its development as an effective world competitor.

The Prince Edward Island Aquaculture Alliance is proud to:


  • Support the PEI Aquaculture Industry in its efforts to produce premium products by participating in industry driven research and development on aquaculture related issues, as well as timely discussions of issues relevant to the industry;
  • Promote a cooperative spirit among all engaged in the PEI Aquaculture Industry with an emphasis on improving the economics of PEI aquaculture; and
  • Grow the opportunities for Island growers, processors, packers and marketers of aquaculture products in PEI to succeed.
Providing Positive Leadership:
The Alliance is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors with representation from its three founding member associations.

PEI Aquaculture Alliance Board:

Jon Veinot - President (PEI Finfish Association)
Jason Simpson - Vice-President (PEI Cultured Mussel Growers Association)
Martin O'Brien - Secretary-Treasurer (Island Oyster Growers Group)
Dana Drummond - Director (PEI Cultured Mussel Growers Association)
Shawna Taylor - Director (PEI Finfish Association)
Aaron Sweet - Director (Island Oyster Growers Group)
John Paquet - Director (PEI Cultured Mussel Growers Association) 
Russel Dockendorff - Director (PEI Cultured Mussel Growers Association)


The Alliance Board of Directors is assisted in its efforts to anticipate, discuss and resolve issues by three professional staff persons:

  • Matt Sullivan, Executive Director
  • Sharon Gilbank, Office and Accounts Manager
  • Peter Warris, Research and Development Coordinator
Membership

Membership to PEI Aquaculture Alliance can be very rewarding.  As well as provide a proactive voice for the PEI aquaculture industry, the PEI Aquaculture Alliance provides its members with timely, relevant information on current issues and research and development projects.

There are a variety of membership levels to accommodate the various needs of the industry and business community. 

To join PEIAA, download and complete the appropriate application and email it to the attention of Sharon Gilbank to peiaqua@aquaculturepei.com or 101 Longworth Avenue, Charlottetown PE C1A 5A9. 
To discuss membership benefits and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Matt Sullivan at 902-626-6506 or by email at ed@aquaculturepei.com.

 

Photo Credits
The PEIAA would like to acknowledge and thank Matt Smith, our staff and members who supplied photos for this site.