HOUSTON, Texas — Seventeen thoughtful minds, ten newly birthed committees, and several dozen strategic initiatives comprised the net return of Gulf Seafood Institute’s strategic planning session for 2017.
Held last week at the offices of Houston-based corporate member Sysco Corporation, the two-day strategic meeting brought together industry leaders from all five Gulf States to clarify the Institute’s work as the leading advocate for the Gulf Seafood community.
“This was an extremely energetic and collaborative meeting,” said Harlon Pearce, GSI chairman and owner of Harlon’s LA Fish & Seafood, a fish-processing and distribution company in Kenner, Louisiana.
“We’re confident about the direction we’ve mapped for addressing issues that will affect the Gulf seafood community in 2017,” Pearce said.
Attendees of the GSI’s 2017 Strategic Summit include, back row, left to right: Jennifer Jenkins, Nancy Perret, Eric Buckner, Jim Gossen, Frank Randoll, David Krebs, and Jennifer Young.
Front row, left to right: Corky Perret, Margaret Henderson, Harlon Pearce, Bob Gill, Nancy Thompson, Mike Colby, Michael Kelly, and Buddy Guindon.
The Gulf Seafood Institute works to protect the region’s unique culture and environment while elevating the Gulf seafood brand with consumers, customers and policy leaders through advocacy, education and science. The organization is comprised of …read more