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Florida Alligator Marketing and Education Committee (F.A.M.E.)

The duties of the Florida Alligator Marketing and Education Advisory Committee are to identify marketing and educational projects that will inform, educate and promote alligator meat, leather and other by-products to the general public and commercial purchasers and to consult with and advise the Commissioner of Agriculture and the Director of the Division of Marketing and Development regarding the expenditure of funds to accomplish these goals.  These marketing and educational projects are to communicate: (1) the beauty, value and unique nature of American alligator leather items, (2) the flavor, nutritional quality, wholesomeness and gourmet allure of American alligator meat products, (3) the American alligator as a renewable resource, (4) the purchase of an American alligator product as an investment in the sustainable use of the alligator and its habitat, and (5) that commercial activities provide revenues to support alligator management and research programs and provide revenues to private landowners that maintain wetland ecosystems.

The Florida Alligator Marketing and Education Committee consists of the following members:

Allen Register, Chairman
Gatorama
Post Office Box 248
Palmdale, Florida 33944
Phone:  863-675-0623
Fax:     863-675-7191
allen@gatorama.com

Parker Island Gator Farm
1775 County Road 29
Lake Placid, FL 33862
Phone: 863-465-3161, office
Fax:     863-465-2274
Cell:     863-441-1340
bestgator@yahoo.com

Genie Tillman

 

Tracy Howell
Florida Alligator Processing
6401 W. Knights Griffin Road
Plant City, FL  33565
Phone:  813-478-9120
Trapperhowell@aol.com                                             

Paul Calcaterra, Jr.
Paul Calcaterra Farms
33285 Highway 441 North  
Okeechobee, FL  34972  
Phone: 772-633-2395 
pc10point@yahoo.com

Brian C. Wood
All American Alligator
Exotic Leather
1860 Polk Street
Hollywood, FL 33020
Phone: 954-894-8003
brian@allamericangator.com

 

Dave Travers
Sebring Custom Tanning
429 Webster Turn Drive
Sebring, FL  33870
Phone:  863-655-1600
Fax:  863-655-3332
sebcu@strato.net