Lisa Weddig is the Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs for the National Fisheries Institute in McLean, Virginia. NFI is the leading trade association in the United States advocating for the seafood community, representing the seafood commerce chain from “water to table.” Joining NFI in 2007, she serves as the primary liaison for food regulatory issues and food safety developments for the association members as well as the Secretary for NFI’s Better Seafood Board, an organization formed to address economic integrity issues in the seafood industry. Prior to joining NFI, Ms. Weddig spent 18 years with the Food Products Association (now Grocery Manufacturers Association) where she held various positions in thermal processing, HACCP, food safety and educational support for association members. She earned a B.S. in Food Science from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia and a M.S. in Nutrition Education from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. Ms. Weddig serves on the Executive Committee, Steering Committee and Editorial Committee of the Seafood HACCP Alliance and has accompanied the U.S. Codex Delegation to the Codex Committee on Fish and Fisheries Products as an industry advisor.