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Louisiana Shrimp Task Force

The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force is responsible for studying and monitoring the shrimp industry and making recommendations to LDWF, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, and other state agencies on improving production and the economic sustainability of the industry.


Upcoming Meetings

Task force meeting are open to the public.

Full Task Force

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10 am
LDWF Headquarters
2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70898

Due to the public health emergency guidelines established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 40 members of the public will be allowed in the meeting room at one time. All members of the public will have to wear a mask to enter the building. To listen to the meeting via webinar, register below. You can also call in via phone at 215.861.0674 using the password 806520#.

Committees

There are no committee meetings scheduled at this time; please check back.

contact
For more information, contact Peyton Cagle at pcagle@wlf.la.gov or 337.491.2575
or Allison West at awest@wlf.la.gov or 504.286.8739.

Members

Louisiana Shrimp Task Force members include representatives from the shrimp industry and related state agencies.

Current Members

Certified Commercial Fishermen  Active Dock Buyer Active Shrimp Processors Administration (Nonvoting)
Vacant Craig Authement Kristen Baumer Dorothy "Meg" Bankston (Governor's designee)
Lance Nacio   Alan Gibson Peyton Cagle (LDWF marine biologist)
Acy Cooper, Jr.   Andrew Blanchard Major Brian Marie (LDWF enforcement agent)
Steven Sode (Alternate)   Vacant (Alternate) Dr. Jack Isaacs (LDWF economist)
Rodney Olander (Alternate)   Vacant (Alternate) Gene Cavalier (Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry designee)
Vacant (Alternate)   Vacant (Alternate) Justin Gremillion (Louisiana Department of Health designee)