Meet the Employees of MCFA
Every vessel needs a crew.
Working for Maine's fishing future.
Meet The Crew
Director of Fisheries Programs
Maine Coast Community Sector Manager
Mary works with members of the Maine Coast Community Sector on issues related to their groundfish fishing businesses. Mary is also lead on MCFA's camera monitoring projects in groundfish and scallops fisheries, and runs MCFA's Fishermen Feeding Mainers program.
Seafood and Fisheries
Emily covers developing policies in both the fisheries and the food world. She works to adovacte for fishermen when rules and regulations undergo development and reassessment.
Nina provides administrative support for MCFA's programs and general operations - working with our donor database, running the Fishermen's Shop and wholesale merch outreach, developing graphics and content to tell MCFA's story, plugging away on data entry, and any other supportive admin tasks that might crop up.
Director of Community Programs
Monique oversees MCFA's marine programs and fishing community engagement. Currently, she is working closely with commercial fishermen to develop ways to protect, persevere, and revitalize Maine's working waterfronts.
Director of Operations
Susan helps MCFA to promote sustainable fisheries in Maine by building on existing partnerships and expanding the reach and capacity of the organization to positively impact coastal communities and the fishing heritage that makes them unique. With a background in marine science as well as experience as a freelance writer, she helps bring together the many aspects of MCFA's work to further its mission.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Jill accelerates planning and resource development to scale MFCA’s existing programs to achieve greater community impact and works with the team and partners to launch new initiatives and special projects. She builds systems to help the team remain nimble and responsive as MCFA grows.