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

Michelle Cavanaugh

Technician responsible for: Herring, Mackerel & Squid Reporting; Power Down Letters of Exemption; Activations/Deactivations & Welcome Letters
Office of Law Enforcement
Phone: 978-281-9239
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Zachary Fyke

Technician responsible for: Scallop; Surfclam; Ocean Quahog; Maine Mahogany Quahog; NAFO Reporting; Power Down Letters of Exemption
Office of Law Enforcement
Phone: 978-281-9274
New England/Mid-Atlantic

Samantha Tolken

Technician responsible for: Multispecies, Monkfish and NAFO Reporting; VMS Activations and Deactivations
Office of Law Enforcement
Phone: (978) 281-9230