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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
Daniel McKiernanDirector(617) 626-1536
Kevin CreightonChief Fiscal Officer(617) 626-1537
Melanie GriffinFishery Policy Analyst(978) 853-1196
Nichola MeserveFishery Policy Analyst(978)-619-0017
Jared SilvaFishery Policy Analyst(617) 634-9573
Kelly WhitmoreFishery Policy Analyst(978) 491-6250
Permits, Reporting, and Statistics
Kerry Allard                  Permitting Coordinator - Transfers & Trap Tags  (617) 626-1633
Lynne BessePermitting Clerk(508) 742-9755
Nick BuchanHarvester Reporting Coordinator(978) 491-6220
George DavisPermitting Clerk(978) 491-6256
Matthew DugganPermit Specialist(508) 742-9760
Erich DruskatFisheries Data Analyst(978) 491-6259
Mary Ann FletcherFisheries Data Entry(978) 491-6255
Kim LundyDealer Reporting Coordinator(978) 491-6213
Story ReedAssistant Director(617) 626-1524
Scott SchafferFisheries Data Analyst(978) 282-0308 x111
Anna WebbStatistics Project Leader(978) 491-6212
Shellfish - View shellfish area biologists, lab personnel, and specialists
Greg BettencourtRegional Shellfish Supervisor- Gloucester(978) 491-6234
Conor ByrneDepuration Program Coordinator(978) 465-3553 x311
Matt CamisaSenior Shellfish Biologist – New Bedford(508) 742-9743
Florence CenciLab Supervisor - Gloucester(978) 491-6228
Chrissy Petitpas, PhDSenior Aquaculture Biologist(508) 742-9766
Brianne ShanksLab Supervisor - Gloucester(508) 742-9769


Fisheries Biology, Recreational Fishing, Survey and Assessment
Michael Armstrong, PhDDeputy Director(978) 619-0012
Matt AyerNorth Shore Recreational Fisheries(978) 491-6252
John BoardmanSouth Shore Recreational Fisheries(508) 742-9739
Brad ChaseDiadromous Fisheries Project Leader(508) 742-9747
Micah Dean, PhDSenior Marine Fisheries Biologist(978) 491-6257
Tara Dolan, PhDStock Assessment Specialist(978) 619-0014
Scott ElzeyAge & Growth Lab Supervisor(978) 491-6216
Ben GahaganRecreational Fisheries Program Manager(978) 491-6233
Bob GlennDeputy Director(508) 742-9746
Bill HoffmanFisheries Dependent Investigations
Project Leader
(978) 491-6248
Dave MartinsMRIP Coordinator(508) 742-9729
Neil McCoyInformation and Education Coordinator(978) 491-6254
Gary Nelson, PhDFish Biology Program Manager(978) 619-0015
Tracy Pugh, PhDInvertebrate Fisheries Project Leader(508) 742-9740
Brad SchondelmeierHerring RSA and Bycatch Avoidance(978) 491-6218
Greg Skomal, PhDLarge Pelagics and Diadromous Fisheries
Program Manager
(508) 742-9745
Protected Species
Erin Burke           Whales and Turtles                          (508) 742-9725
Habitat Program
Amanda Davis                      Environmental Review - Cohasset and South(508) 742-9741
Kate FrewEnvironmental Review - North of Cohasset(978) 491-6247
John Logan, PhDEnvironmental Review - Cohasset and South(508) 742-9722
Mark RousseauProgram Manager(978) 491-6241
Forest Schenck, PhDEnvironmental Review - North of Cohasset(978) 491-6253
Iris SetoEnvironmental Review – North of Cohasset(978) 491-6239
Steven VossSurveying and Seafloor Mapping(508) 742-9728
Boating and Access Programs
Stephanie CunninghamFederal Aid and Grants Coordinator(978) 491-6226
Cecil FrenchCVA and BIG Grant Program Coordinator(978) 491-6215
Ross KesslerPublic Access Coordinator(508) 742-9738
Whitney SargentCVA Grant Program, Invoicing(978) 491-6240
Kim FineSADCT and Recreational Fishing Clinics(978) 491-6224
Wendy MainardiSeafood Marketing(617) 626-1525

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