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Hugh Welsh
Chair

Hugh Welsh

Mr. Hugh Welsh is the President & General Counsel of DSM North America a global leader in Life Sciences & Material Sciences. Traded on the Amsterdam stock exchange with 24,000 employees worldwide and $12 billion in annual sales.

Jack Kilgore
Immediate Past Chair

Jack Kilgore

Mr. Jack Kilgore is a seasoned executive and most recently retired as President of the Consumer Brands Division of Rich Products Corporation, where he oversaw the company’s consumer packaged goods business. Jack has been involved from the onset of SNP to bring a vision for an independent non-profit to highlight seafood’s essential health benefits to life.

Linda Cornish
President

Linda Cornish

Linda Cornish is President of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, a non-profit organization inspiring a healthier America through a balanced diet that includes seafood.

Tom Brenna, PhD
Director

Tom Brenna, PhD

Dr. Tom Brenna is professor of pediatrics, of chemistry, and of nutrition at the Dell Medical School and the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, and recently Professor Emeritus at Cornell University. He has served on numerous international policy groups, including the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

Steve Hart, PhD
Director

Steve Hart, PhD

Dr. Steve Hart directs Global Aquaculture Alliance activities within Asia, leading efforts focused on development of food safety outreach, investigating emerging issues affecting aquaculture stakeholders, working with GAA constituents to respond to emerging issues, expanding activities with other related groups, and generating content for GAA’s communications vehicles.

Judson Reis
Director

Judson Reis

Mr. Judson Reis is President & CEO of Gorton's Inc. located in Gloucester, MA and joined Gorton's in 1990. Judson has been a long-time proponent of building greater awareness of the health benefits of eating seafood.

Judith Rodriguez, PhD
Director

Judith Rodriguez, PhD

Dr. Judith Rodriguez is chairperson and professor in the department of nutrition and dietetics at the University of North Florida and is the 85th President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Judy is an expert in nutrition education, food and culture, health disparities, and Hispanic/Latino health and nutrition.

Detlef Schrempf
Director

Detlef Schrempf

Mr. Detlef Schrempf is President of The Detlef Schrempf Foundation. As an active philanthropist in Seattle WA, Detlef was inspired by the Seafood Nutrition Partnership mission to help promote health and wellness on a national level.

Board Emeritus

  • Mr. Henry Demone
  • Dr. JoAnne M. Foody
  • ​Dr. Allan Walker