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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 general inquiries about the species we manage. If you cannot find who you're looking for, please call our Boston office.

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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 (617) 626-1531
Jared Silva Fishery Policy Analyst (617) 626-1534 
Kelly Whitmore Fishery Policy Analyst (978) 491-6250
Julia Kaplan Communications Specialist  (857) 206-0848
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 (617) 626-1634
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 Permitting & Statistics Program Manager (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

Matt Camisa Senior Shellfish Biologist – New Bedford (508) 742-9743
Florence Cenci Lab Supervisor - Gloucester (978) 491-6228
Jeff Kennedy Program Manager (978) 491-6237
Chrissy Petitpas Senior Aquaculture Biologist (508) 742-9766
Diane Regan Lab Supervisor - Newburyport (978) 465-5947 x312
Brianne Shanks Lab Supervisor - Gloucester (508) 742-9769
Tom Shields Shellfish Policy Analyst (508) 742-9767

 

Fisheries Biology, Recreational Fishing, Survey and Assessment
Name Title Phone
Michael Armstrong, PhD  Assistant Director (978) 491-6254
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 Senior Marine Fisheries Biologist (978) 491-6257
Scott Elzey Age & Growth Lab Supervisor (978) 491-6216
Bob Glenn Assessment and Survey Program Manager (508) 742-9746
Bill Hoffman Fisheries Dependent Investigations Project Leader (978) 491-6248
Dave Martins MRIP Coordinator (508) 742-9729
Gary Nelson, PhD Fish Biology Program Manager (978) 491-6211
Tracy Pugh, PhD Invertebrate Fisheries Project Leader (508) 742-9740
Brad Schondelmeier Herring RSA and Bycatch Avoidance (978) 491-6218
Greg Skomal, PhD Recreational Fisheries Program Manager (508) 742-9745
Protected Species
Name Title Phone
Erin Burke            Whales and Turtles                           (508) 742-9725
Habitat Program
Name Title Phone
Tay Evans                       Environmental Review - North of Cohasset (978) 491-6236
Katelyn Frew Environmental Review - North of Cohasset (978) 491-6247
Simonetta Harrison Offshore Wind Specialist (508) 742-9721
John Logan, PhD Environmental Review - Cohasset and South (508) 742-9722
Mark Rousseau Program Manager (978) 491-6241
Forest Schenck Environmental Review - North of Cohasset (978) 491-6253
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
Christine Cassidy              Recreational Fisheries Outreach and Education (978) 491-6214
Wendy Mainardi Seafood Marketing (617) 626-1525
Kim Trull SADCT and Recreational Fishing Clinics (978) 491-6224
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