Fisheries & Seafood Leadership Program
Building a Network of Louisiana’s Future Fishing and Seafood Industry Leaders
The program is launching in 2023 to help enhance leadership in the Louisiana Commercial Fishing and Seafood Industry.
The Louisiana Sea Grant Fisheries & Seafood Leadership Program (FSLP) is a one-year program divided into four, two-day workshops for networking and skill-building. It includes seminars with experts, on-site tours, personal skills improvement, and meetings with business and government leaders in Louisiana.
Who should apply?
Participants directly working in fisheries and seafood production in Louisiana including:
- Fishing industry: captains, deckhands, owners
- Docks and processors
- Science and extension
- Fisheries managers
- Political staffers
- Leadership skill building
- Effective communication
- Emerging technology
- Business and marketing trends
- Commodity policy issues
- Public policies at the national, state and community levels
- Economic development
The program will have a tuition of $200 to help cover costs, but scholarships may be available.
For more information contact Julie Falgout, [email protected]
|March||Initial applications open with the Fisheries Forward Summit (due March 30)|
|April||Full applications open|
|Fall 2023||Program starts|
|Summer 2024||First cohort graduates|
An Application of Interest must be turned in by March 30, 2023. Following a review of the Applications of Interest, a selection committee will schedule a personal interview with each applicant approved for the program.
- Download: Application of Interest (printable PDF)
Would you like to be a sponsor?
Please contact us for details on how to help support the program.
- Julie Falgout – [email protected] or 985-856-2477
The program is built upon the broader LSU AgCenter’s Agricultural Leadership Development Program.