Aquaculture Leaders Honor Dan Swecker, Fish Farming Pioneer and “True Statesman"
Covington, WA—Dan Swecker, the fish farming pioneer and aquaculture advocate, passed away September 1, 2021, following a brief illness.
Swecker was Executive Director of the Washington Fish Growers Association (WFGA), an organization he helped launch to promote fish farming in the state. From 1993 to 2013, Swecker also served in the Washington State Senate, representing the people of the 20th District. He was Vice-Chair of the Agriculture and Environment Committee and served on the Natural Resources & Parks and Ways & Means Committees.
After retiring from WFGA in January ...
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