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Global Seafood Alliance Mourns Loss of NFI’s John Connelly

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) mourns the loss of National Fisheries Institute (NFI) President John Connelly, who passed away at the age of 61. The organization’s staff, its board of directors and its members send their deepest sympathies to Connelly’s family and friends, including his wife Margaret and four children. “With John Connelly’s passing, the 

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GAA’s 2020 Annual Report Highlights Commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals, Serving Members and Certified Facilities through Pandemic

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) on June 14, 2021, published its 2020 Annual Report. The 46-page 2020 Annual Report highlights GAA’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) as well as the nonprofit organization’s commitment to serving its almost 400 individual and corporate members and its more than 2,900 Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified 

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GSA Board Meets for First Time

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has officially changed its name to the Global Seafood Alliance following votes by the GAA board of directors. The new name reflects the nonprofit organization’s growing involvement in wild fisheries through the addition of the Seafood Processing Plant Standard (SPS) Issue 5.1 and the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS). The 

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GAA Promotes Three Members of BAP Market Development Team

The Global Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to announce that it has promoted three individuals on its Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) market development team, who collectively have 60 years of industry experience. Molly Jacques has been promoted to BAP director of market development operations. Previously, Jacques acted as BAP supply chain transparency manager. She has held 

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Wally Stevens Honored with 2018 GAA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is proud to announce that Wally Stevens is the recipient of this year’s GAA Lifetime Achievement Award. Stevens accepted the recognition, which has been renamed the Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award in his honor, at GAA’s GOAL 2018 conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Sept. 26. “The thrill of 

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GAA Announces Leadership Transition

The Global Aquaculture Alliance on Feb. 15 announced a transition in its leadership. Industry veteran Andrew Mallison is joining GAA as executive director, as Wally Stevens, who has been in the role since 2007, steps aside to focus on other strategic ventures within the organization. Stevens will stay on as executive director through the transition, 

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Wally Stevens’ Letter To Fellow Aquaculture Advocates

Dear Fellow Aquaculture Advocates, The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Our success is totally attributable to the support and encouragement from all the stakeholders to the aquaculture industry. From the earliest days operating out of living rooms to our current breadth of operations headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, we have come 

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GAA’s Wally Stevens Nominated As Seafood Champion Finalist

Congratulations to Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Executive Director Wally Stevens, who is among the finalists for SeaWeb’s 2017 Seafood Champion Awards. Stevens is among four finalists in the leadership category, recognizing individuals or entities who display leadership by organizing and convening seafood stakeholders in the name of sustainability. The finalists were announced two days before the 

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Melanie Siggs Named GAA’s Director of Strategic Engagements

Melanie Siggs has joined the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) in the newly created position of Director of Strategic Engagements, the organization announced on July 19. In this role, Siggs will help explore the creation of products and services that meet GAA’s goal of adding value, and values, to the organization’s proposition while advocating, educating and