On-demand Lightning Round 2
Newest Version of GLOBALG.A.P. Standard v6 Even Stronger for Responsible Seafood production
Roberta Anderson (Executive Vice President, GLOBALG.A.P. North America)
Introducing GLOBALG.A.P.’s Updated Compound Feed Manufacturing Standard
Roberta Anderson (Executive Vice President, GLOBALG.A.P. North America)
GSA’s First Consumer Marketing Campaign
Elise Avallon (Manager of Certification Marketing at Global Seafood Alliance)
Vessel Transparency Protocol Review: Informing IUU and Force Labor Risks
Sarah Caldwell (Project Director, FishWise)
Addressing Harm in Distant Water Fishing
Katy Dalton (Program Manager for Social Responsibility and Distant Water Fisheries, Conservation International) & Juno Fitzpatrick (Director of Human Rights and Oceans, Conservation International)
Sharing Fishery Improvement Project Data in New Ways
Cynthia Hsia (Data Analyst, FishChoice)
2022 Progress Toward Sustainable Seafood – By the Numbers: Overview and Findings Benefits
Tanya Mahadwar, Research Associate (CEA Consulting)
How Technical Innovation Benefits Small-scale Fisheries in Indonesia
Maskur Tamanyria (Fishery Specialist, International Pole and Line Foundation)
Executive Vice President, GLOBALG.A.P. North America
Roberta Has devoted her career to advocating for responsible farming. In her role as EVP for GLOBAL GAP North America, Roberta leads strategy and operations for GLOBAL.AP’s work in the USA and Canada. GLOBALG.A.P.is a leading global certification program with a mission to bring farmers and retailers together to produce and market safe food, protect scarce resources, and build a sustainable future. Roberta Has been working with the organization since 2014. Roberta is rooted in farming, having grown up on a centennial grain farm in Illinois. She Studied Agriculture and sociology at the University of Wisconsin and holds an MBA from Portland StateUniversity with an emphasis on sustainability and food industry management.She has 20 years of experience working with responsible farming programs, standards, and certification.
Manager of Certification Marketing at Global Seafood Alliance
Elise Avallon is a passionate marketing and communications professional with more than a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector. In her role as the Manager of Certification Marketing at Global Seafood Alliance, she collaborates with retailers, foodservice operators and producers to help them communicate about their commitment to responsible seafood sourcing and production. Recently, she oversaw a national public education campaign to drive the sales of responsibly sourced seafood during National Seafood Month. Outside Of her job, she enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with her boyfriend Vincent and dog Scooter.
Project Director, FishWise
As Project Director, Sarah is responsible for planning and executing traceability and counter-illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing research projects for FishWise business partners, with a particular emphasis on tuna supply chains. Sarah brings with her 10 years of fisheries experience – from the freshwater ecosystems of Lake Tahoe to small-scale fisheries management in Peru. Her background in fisheries social science makes Sarah uniquely equipped to tackle complex supply chain problems using a collaborative, and compassionate, human-centered approach. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Master of Science in Marine Resource Management from Oregon State University where she conducted research on how changes in fisheries policy affect communities of interest.
Director of Human Rights and Oceans, Conservation International
Juno is Conservation International’s Director of Human Rights and Oceans. Within the Center for Oceans, Juno supports CI’s global effort to address human rights violations at sea, and in adjacent marine resource-dependent communities. A development practitioner and political ecologist, Juno has over a decade of experience in international development, implementing natural resource governance projects on the ground and on the water in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and the Pacific. Juno is a Senior Advisor to the Institute for Climate and Peace, and has an MSC from UC Berkeley’s College of Natural Resources and Human Rights Center. She is based on O’ahu, Hawai’i.
Program Manager for Social Responsibility and Distant Fisheries, Conservation International
As Conservation International’s Program Manager for Social Responsibility and DistantWater Fisheries, Katy works across global initiatives to advance responsible, sustainable, and equitable ocean governance. Katy has engaged in international fisheries policy and management from a variety of perspectives, including at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization as a small-scale fisheries consultant, and at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Marine Conservation as a foreign affairs officer. She has a Master’s in Marine Affairs and a Certificate in International Development from the University of Washington, as well as a Bachelor’s in Biology from Colorado College. You can find Katy currently in Seattle, where she resides on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish people, including the Duwamish, Suquamish, and Stillaguamish people.
Data Analyst, FishChoice
As the Data Analyst for FishChoice for nearly 3 years, Cynthia is responsible for managing and analyzing master data sets, developing reports, and spearheading analysis projects. She has a background in behavioral decision research and originally started her career in the automotive industry before transitioning into marine conservation. After receiving her Master’s degree in 2019, she began working at the intersection of seafood, science, fisheries, and culinary applications with a collaborative team at NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center and Catalina Offshore Products in San Diego. Cynthia also served as the Seafood Liaison co-chair on the Slow Food Urban San Diego board between 2019-2022, strengthening her relationships with fishermen, seafood suppliers, scientists, and chefs. She holds a B.S. in Decision Science from Carnegie Mellon University and a M.A.S. in Marine Biodiversity & Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.
Research Associate, CEA Consulting
Tanya Mahadwar (she/her) joined CEA in June 2021 and serves as a Research Associate in the Philanthropic Services practice. She works across several environmental issue areas including renewable energy, marine conservation, and sustainable seafood to support clients in the strategic philanthropy space. Tanya’s expertise and interests include project management, communications, research, and JEDI programming. Most recently, Tanya served as a lead author on the 2021 Landscape Review of Sustainable Seafood Precompetitive Collaborations. Tanya holds a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. She conducted her award-winning senior thesis research on community-led waste worker movements in India and Brazil.
Fishery Specialist, International Pole and Line Foundation
Muhammad Maskur Tamanyira is a fishery specialist who has worked in the field for almost a decade. He is leading the implementation of the fisheries program to develop, support, and promote socially and environmentally responsible pole-and-line, handline, and troll (collectively one-by-one) tuna fisheries, through specific programs in the target area(s) in Indonesia.