Brendan Mitchell, Chair
Operations and Logistics at Northern Pelagic Group, LLC (Norpel)

Nancy Harding, Vice Chair
Communications Specialist

Cynthia Stiglitz, Treasurer
Vice President, Branch Manager, Farm Credit East

Debra Kelsey, Secretary
Navigator, Fishing Partnership


Kirsten Bendiksen
Co-owner, Reidar’s Manufacturing

Judy Farrar
Head Archivist, Clair T. Carney Archives, UMass Dartmouth

Susan Gabert
Senior Academic Advisor, Family Firm Institute

Dave Frank
Owner, Chris Electronics

Madeleine Hall-Arber
Marine Anthropologist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sea Grant College Program (retired)

David Martins
Fisheries Scientist, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries



Laura Orleans – Executive Director

Sarah Bowen – Membership, Volunteer, and Gift Shop Manager 

Hannah Mooney– Exhibits, Programs, and Engagement Specialist