A year after our creation, an Interim Governing Board (IGB) was formed under DA Special Order No. 546 Series of 1999.  The IGB is composed of the following:

  • Undersecretary for Fisheries – Chairman
  • BFAR Director – Vice Chairman
  • NFRDI Executive Director – Member
  • PCAARRD Director General – Member
  • Representative from the academe – Member
  • Four (4) representatives from the private sector who shall come from the following sub- sectors – Municipal Fisherfolk, Commercial Fishing Operator, Aquaculture Operator and Post-Harvest/Processor