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DMF Staff Directory

The staff listed below can help with recreational or commercial permits, trip-level reporting, data requests, outreach needs, or inquiries about the species we manage. For general inquiries please call our main number, 617-626-1520.

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Fisheries Management and Policy
Name Title Phone
Daniel McKiernan Director (617) 626-1536
Kevin Creighton Chief Fiscal Officer (617) 626-1537
Melanie Griffin Fishery Policy Analyst (978) 853-1196
Nichola Meserve Fishery Policy Analyst (978)-619-0017
Jared Silva Fishery Policy Analyst (617) 634-9573
Kelly Whitmore Fishery Policy Analyst (978) 491-6250
Julia Kaplan Communications Specialist  (857) 276-4943
Permits, Reporting, and Statistics
Name Title Phone
Kerry Allard                   Permitting Coordinator - Transfers & Trap Tags   (617) 626-1633
Lynne Besse Permitting Clerk (508) 742-9755
Nick Buchan Harvester Reporting Coordinator (978) 491-6220
George Davis Permitting Clerk (978) 491-6256
Matthew Duggan Permit Specialist (508) 742-9760
Erich Druskat Fisheries Data Analyst (978) 491-6259
Mary Ann Fletcher Fisheries Data Entry (978) 491-6255
Kim Lundy Dealer Reporting Coordinator (978) 491-6213
Story Reed Assistant Director (617) 626-1524
Scott Schaffer Fisheries Data Analyst (978) 282-0308 x111
Anna Webb Statistics Project Leader (978) 491-6212
Shellfish - View shellfish area biologists, lab personnel, and specialists
Name Title Phone
Greg Bettencourt Regional Shellfish Supervisor- Gloucester (978) 491-6234
Conor Byrne Depuration Program Coordinator (978) 465-3553 x311
Matt Camisa Senior Shellfish Biologist – New Bedford (508) 742-9743
Florence Cenci Lab Supervisor - Gloucester (978) 491-6228
Chrissy Petitpas, PhD Senior Aquaculture Biologist (508) 742-9766
Brianne Shanks Lab Supervisor - Gloucester (508) 742-9769

 

Fisheries Biology, Recreational Fishing, Survey and Assessment
Name Title Phone
Michael Armstrong, PhD Deputy Director (978) 619-0012
Matt Ayer North Shore Recreational Fisheries (978) 491-6252
John Boardman South Shore Recreational Fisheries (508) 742-9739
Brad Chase Diadromous Fisheries Project Leader (508) 742-9747
Micah Dean, PhD Senior Marine Fisheries Biologist (978) 491-6257
Tara Dolan, PhD Stock Assessment Specialist (978) 619-0014
Scott Elzey Age & Growth Lab Supervisor (978) 491-6216
Ben Gahagan Recreational Fisheries Program Manager (978) 491-6233
Bob Glenn Deputy Director (508) 742-9746
Bill Hoffman Fisheries Dependent Investigations
Project Leader
(978) 491-6248
Dave Martins MRIP Coordinator (508) 742-9729
Neil McCoy Information and Education Coordinator (978) 491-6254
Gary Nelson, PhD Fish Biology Program Manager (978) 619-0015
Tracy Pugh, PhD Invertebrate Fisheries Project Leader (508) 742-9740
Brad Schondelmeier Herring RSA and Bycatch Avoidance (978) 491-6218
Greg Skomal, PhD Large Pelagics and Diadromous Fisheries
Program Manager
(508) 742-9745
Protected Species
Name Title Phone
Erin Burke            Whales and Turtles                           (508) 742-9725
Habitat Program
Name Title Phone
Amanda Davis                       Environmental Review - Cohasset and South (508) 742-9741
Kate Frew Environmental Review - North of Cohasset (978) 491-6247
John Logan, PhD Environmental Review - Cohasset and South (508) 742-9722
Mark Rousseau Program Manager (978) 491-6241
Forest Schenck, PhD Environmental Review - North of Cohasset (978) 491-6253
Iris Seto Environmental Review – North of Cohasset (978) 491-6239
Steven Voss Surveying and Seafloor Mapping (508) 742-9728
Boating and Access Programs
Name Title Phone
Stephanie Cunningham Federal Aid and Grants Coordinator (978) 491-6226
Cecil French CVA and BIG Grant Program Coordinator (978) 491-6215
Ross Kessler Public Access Coordinator (508) 742-9738
Whitney Sargent CVA Grant Program, Invoicing (978) 491-6240
Outreach
Name Title Phone
Kim Fine SADCT and Recreational Fishing Clinics (978) 491-6224
Wendy Mainardi Seafood Marketing (617) 626-1525

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