Fisheries Sampling Branch

Staff information for the Fisheries Sampling Branch of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Most staff members have had experience as observers and continue to go out to sea as scientists, observers, trainers, or liaisons. The FSB is responsible for training, supporting, equipping, and debriefing the observers; receiving, processing, and validating observer reports; and providing observer data and samples in support of numerous studies, assessments, and fisheries management.

Contact Directory List

New England/Mid-Atlantic

Amy Sierra Martins

Chief, Fisheries Sampling Branch
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2266
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Kathy Abney

Management Support Assistant
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2338
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Russ Blanc

Web Developer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2141
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Lacey Bluemel

Industry Funded Scallop Assistant
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2188
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jennifer Casey

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2131
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Glenn Chamberlain

Northeast Area Lead Assistant
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2153
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Ricky Chidsey

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2027
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Ben Church

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2055
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Sarah Cierpich

Pre-Trip Notification System Coordinator
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2309
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Randy Collins

Trip Accounting
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2321
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Diana Cowan

Training Coordinator
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2283
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Stephanie dePasquale

Incidental Take Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2005
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Christopher Dixson

Web Developer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2274
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Debra Duarte

Data Quality Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2304
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Charles Dunlap

Technology Integration Support Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2035
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Greg Early

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2156
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Corey Endres

Electronic Monitoring Support
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2292
New England/Mid-Atlantic

James Finnegan

Android Programmer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2132
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Lisa Fragano

Data Entry
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2329
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Zachary Fyke

Observer Compliance Liaison
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2002
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Darryl Gifford

EM Database Developer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2151
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Diana Glinos

Electronic Monitoring/Dockside Monitoring support
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (978) 281-9322
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Charles Griffin

Facility/Service Support
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2130
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Bridget Harner

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2331
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jack Harrington

Observer Gear & Inventory Support Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-3071
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Maggie Heinichen

Pre-Trip Notification System Coordinator
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2356
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Molly Hughes

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2081
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Diana Janda

Trainer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2221
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Rob Johnston

Dockside Monitor Coordinator
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2339
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Joe Jurek

Fishery Liaison
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (978) 407-3652
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jordan Katz

Incidental Take Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2126
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Kenneth F. Keene

Northeast Observer Program Mid-Atlantic Area Lead/Observer Safety Coordinator
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (732) 872-3070
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Charles Keith

Industry Funded Scallop Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2067
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Loren Kellogg

Species Verification Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2159
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Kristofer (Kristof) Ketch

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2397
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Cheryl Kitts

Communications Specialist
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2388
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Erin Kupcha

Electronic Data Collection
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2031
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Steven LaForge

Data Auditor
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2157
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Elizabeth Langevin

Data Entry
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2134
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Thao Le

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2303
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Tania Lewandowski

Training Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2264
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Tom Liebert

Web Developer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-9510
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jason Lowery

Trainer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Susan Lynch

Data Entry
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2127
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Molly Martin

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2383
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Isaiah Mayo

Trainer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2189
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Katherine McArdle

Groundfish Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2377
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Patricia McGinn

Post Data Quality & Reports
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2028
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Joe Mello

Data Processing Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2110
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Murali Mood

Observer Database Developer/Architect
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2307
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jennifer O'Connell

Program & Management Analyst
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2251
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Victoria Oriole

Trainer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2075
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Haley Oryell

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2330
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Liz Ouellette

Data Auditor
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2135
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Joan Palmer

Database Project Manager
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495 2307
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Meghan Plourde

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2158
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Charles (Alex) Post

Trainer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2261
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Justin Potter

Electronic Monitoring Support
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2152
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Maja Reinhartsen

PTNS Ops Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2356
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Michael Ryan

Mobil Application Programmer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2351
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Jennifer Rhyner

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2212
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Maria Roach

Scanning Project
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2385
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Nichole (Niki) Rossi

Electronic Monitoring Lead and Program Support
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2128
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Scott A. Schaffer II

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2146
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Gina Shield

Database Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2139
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Tyler Staples

Industry Funded Scallop Assistant
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2129
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Sara Weeks

Northeast Area Lead
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2227
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Amy Westell

Data Auditor
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2099
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Brian Westell

Data Debriefer
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Phone: (508) 495-2148