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Economic Development Task Force

David O’Brien, NOAA, Co-chair
Andrew Jermolowicz, USDA, Co-chair

Charge: Facilitate the development of a robust, resilient, and environmentally sustainable domestic aquaculture sector by supporting the viability and expansion of existing operations, encourage new entrants, and maximize the effectiveness of existing federal policies and programs while strengthening the public-private partnerships with federal stakeholders.

Department and Agency Members