Kirsten Bendiksen, President
Co-owner, Reidar’s Manufacturing

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

Debra Kelsey, Secretary
Navigator, Fishing Partnership


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

Susan Gabert
Senior Academic Advisor, Family Firm Institute

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

Nancy Harding
Communications Specialist

David Martins
Fisheries Scientist, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries

Phillip Mello
Manager, Bergie’s Seafood

Cynthia Stiglitz
Vice President, Branch Manager, Farm Credit East



Laura Orleans – Executive Director

Sarah Bowen – Membership, Volunteer, and Gift Shop Manager 

Jessica Bailey – Programs and Exhibits Manager