Northeast Vessel Monitoring System Team

The Northeast Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Team is located within the Office of Law Enforcement in the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, Gloucester, Massachusetts. The main number is (978) 281-9213 (option 1) and the fax number is (978) 281-9317. For VMS questions or assistance, contact any member of the team below.

You may also email the VMS Team from your VMS unit. Send your email to: NMFS.OLE.NE@noaa.gov.

Contact Directory List

New England/Mid-Atlantic

Bill Semrau

VMS Program Manager
Office of Law Enforcement
Phone: 978-281-9151
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Carol Bleszinski

Herring, Mackerel, and Squid Reporting, VMS Training; VMS Letters of Exemption (to Power Down Inport); VMS Activations/Deactivations & Welcome Letters
Office of Law Enforcement
Phone: 978-281-9239
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Carl Lemire

Scallop, Surfclam, Ocean Quahog, Maine Mahogany Quahog & NAFO Reporting; VMS Training
Office of Law Enforcement
Phone: 978-281-9274
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Philip Corcoran

VMS Programmer
Office of Law Enforcement
Phone: (978) 281-9309
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Samantha Tolken

Multispecies & Monkfish Reporting; VMS Letters of Exemption (to Power Down Inport); NAFO Reporting; VMS Training
Office of Law Enforcement
Phone: (978) 281-9230