Joint Monkfish Committee

Monkfish is managed jointly with the New England Fishery Management Council (New England is the lead Council). The Joint Monkfish Oversight Committee is composed of members of both Councils. Please refer to the monkfish page on the New England Council's website for additional information and updates.

Mid-Atlantic Council Members

  • Laurie Nolan, Vice-chair
  • Tom Baum
  • John Bullard (Michael Ruccio)
  • Peter Hughes
  • Wes Townsend

New England Council Members

  • Vincent Balzano, Chair
  • Mark Alexander
  • Terry Alexander
  • Elizabeth Etrie
  • Mark Gibson
  • Peter Kendall
  • John Pappalardo
  • David Pierce 


Italics – full voting members on assigned committees but non-voting MAFMC members