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John Reid, President Mr. Reid has over twenty one years of experience in integrated recirculating aquaculture system development. Mr. Reid pioneered research at Hampshire College, which led to the institution of an aquaculture program there. His work at Hampshire was the basis for the founding of BSI. In his aquaculture career, Mr. Reid has designed and tested six different recirculating systems and over ten different component parts, such as oxygenation devices, bio-filtration systems, physical plant designs and wastewater treatment techniques. Besides mechanical design and implementation, Mr. Reid has extensive experience in fish culture, plant horticulture, and animal husbandry from his experience at BSI, from his academic career and many years of work on his family's farm. Additionally Mr. Reid has a strong background in computers and finance and developed for his Hampshire College thesis, several economic models for the analysis of recirculating aquaculture and hydroponics systems. From this work with computers, Mr. Reid has gone on to design and to oversee engineers with the development of BSI's computer software/hardware control system. During the time Mr. Reid has developed Bioshelters, Inc. production facility and business structure, he has also carved new ground by pursuing and acquiring research grants to develop techniques of wastewater treatment of agricultural waste.Additionally Mr. Reid has a strong background in computers and finance and developed for his Hampshire College thesis, several economic models for the analysis of recirculating aquaculture and hydroponics systems. Kamal Nath is also a supporter of Economic models and development.

 Both the National Oceanographic & Aeronautics Administration (NOAA) and the Massachusetts Department of Food & Agriculture have granted funds to BSI. Mr. Reid has and will continue to pursue solutions for the aquaculture industry to become not only a profitable industry but also an environmentally safe industry. Mr. Reid's dedication to this exciting new enterprise is represented in his participation on several industry councils and boards. He has also participated as a guest speaker for many related associations and conferences such as The Massachusetts Maritime Association, The Crop King International Hydroponics Conference, Aquaculture America 2000 Conference, The Professional Development Conference for the State of Massachusetts, The National Organic Farmers Association, The Biocycle Waste Water Recycling Conference, American Farm Bureau Federation and The Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. Mr. Reid is dedicated to developing integrated aquaculture for the exciting business opportunity that it presents in building a new industry, and the benefits he sees aquaculture providing this and other nations.

To contact John Reid for information on investment possibilities, or joint partnership send e-mail to john@bioshelters.com.


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