Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission member Michael C. Voisin, who in the mid-1980s helps found the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, died Saturday (Feb. 2) from a heart condition, the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board announced.

Voisin was the owner of Motivatit Seafoods based in Houma, and was set to remain on the commission until December 2015, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries. He was serving as the commission's vice chairman at the time of his death.

Voisin was born in Los Angeles, but had lived in Louisiana for more than 38-years, the LDWF Web site reveals.

Voisin's affiliations, as listed on LouisianaSeafood.com included former chairman of the National Fisheries Institute, Louisiana Oyster Dealers and Growers Association, Gulf and South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation, Southeastern Fisheries Association, Louisiana Seafood Processors Council, Gulf Oyster Industry Council and the Louisiana Oyster Task Force.