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Institute - Board of Advisors

  • William Adler - Chair
    Executive Director Mass. Lobstermen’s Association
  • James Acheson – Professor, University of Maine
  • William Anderson - Maine lobsterman – Trescott
  • Brian Beal - Professor of Marine Ecology – Maine Maritime Academy
  • Francois Beaudin – Maritime Fishermen’s Union
  • Tom Colwell – former pound owner, Maine
  • David Cousins – President, Maine Lobstermen’s Association
  • Nick Crismoli - President, Ct. Commercial Lobstermen’s Association
  • Sheila Dassatt
    Executive Director – Downeast Lobstermen’s Association
  • Lanny Dellinger Director – Rhode Island Lobstermen’s Association
  • Rich Doucet – Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Foundation
  • Kenneth Drake – PEI Lobstermen’s Association
  • Jim Dow – V.P. Maine Lobstermen’s Association
  • Kathy Heanssler – Conary Cove Lobster, Maine
  • James Henderson - President, Southern Maine Lobstermen’s Association
  • Geoff Irvine – Director, The Lobster Council of Canada
  • Jason Joyce — lobsterman, Swans Island, Maine
  • Marianne LaCroix – Director, Maine Lobster Promotion Council
  • Jean Lavallee - Clinical Scientist
  • John Levy – LFA 33 Rep, Nova Scotia
  • Pete McAleney – Executive Director, Maine Import Export Lobster Dealers
  • Jack Merrill - V.P. Maine Lobstermen’ s Association
  • Eugene O’Leary – LFA 31A Representative, Nova Scotia
  • Dana Rice - Lobster Dealer, Maine
  • Steve H. Robbins, III – Co-op Manager
  • Mike Sirois - Fishery Products International/Highliner Foods
  • Klaus Sonnenberg - Grand Manan Fishermen’s Assn.
  • Melanie Sonnenberg - Eastern Fishermen’s Federation
  • Bonnie Spinazzola - Executive Director, Atlantic Offshore Lobstermen’s Assn.
  • Ashton Spinney - LFA 34 Representative, Nova Scotia
  • Elliott Thomas - lobsterman, Maine
  • Carl Wilson - Lobster Scientist, Maine Department of Marine Resources


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