Meet the Employees of MFCA

Every vessel needs a crew.

Working for Maine's fishing future. 

Meet The Crew

Ben Martens

Executive Director

Ben works with Maine's community-based fishermen to develop projects, policies, and ideas to strengthen Maine's fisheries for today, tomorrow, and forever.

Mary Hudson

Policy Analyst and Project Manager

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. 

Monique Coombs

Director of Marine 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.

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Karen Baker

Executive Assistant 

Karen's focus is ensuring MCFA runs effectively day to day inside the office and out in the community. Karen has lived in Durham with her husband Joe (who is retired Navy) for 22 years where she raised two sons. 


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