Composition of the Board

 

The Board consists of 15 members, appointed by the Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Fisheries
and Aquaculture on the recommendation of fish harvester associations and other agencies. Board members
are appointed for three-year terms and are eligible for reappointment. The Board members consist of:

  • seven representatives of the organization that has been recognized by the Labour Relations Board as representing fish harvesters in collective bargaining;

  • one representative from the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries Co-operatives;

  • one representative of the Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture;

  • one representative of the Department of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills;

  • two representative of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada);

  • one representative of a post-secondary education training institution;

  • one representative-at-large chosen by the Minister of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture.

 

Members are chosen in a manner which ensures that all areas of the province and the different fleet sectors are represented on the Board.

 

Current Board Members:
Mr. George Feltham - Fish Food & Allied Workers (FFAW/Unifor)
Mr. Carl Hedderson - Fish Food & Allied Workers (FFAW/Unifor)
Mr. Bill Broderick - Fish Food & Allied Workers (FFAW/Unifor)
Ms. Dwan Street - Fish Food & Allied Workers (FFAW/Unifor)
Mr. David Jarvis - Fish Food & Allied Workers (FFAW/Unifor)
Mrs. Mildred Skinner - Fish Food & Allied Workers (FFAW/Unifor)
Mr. Mike Noonan - Fish Food & Allied Workers (FFAW/Unifor)
Mr. Shawn Normore - Fisheries Co-operatives

Ms. Lisa Matchim - Representative of Aboriginal Fish Harvesters
Ms. Vanessa Byrne- Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture
Mr. Frank Corbett - Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ms. Amy Kavanagh-Penney - Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ms. Jennifer Meadus - Department of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills
Mr. Kevin Anderson - Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University
Mr. Marcel O'Brien - Independent Appointee by Minister of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture