Designated Official, State of New York
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Bureau of Marine Resources
Mr. Stephen W. Heins serves as the designee to Mr. Jim Gilmore, Director of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Bureau of Marine Resources..
Mr. Heins coordinates the marine finfish and crustacean programs for the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. He has been with the department since 1988. He serves on ASMFC’s Management and Science Committee and NEAMAP Board. He is a past Chair of ASMFC Artificial Reef Committee. He serves as Director James Gilmore’s representative to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and sits on the following committees: Research Set-Aside; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid and Butterfish; Surf Clam, Ocean Quahog and Tilefish; Protected Resources; Demersal and Coastal Migratory; and Ad-hoc Atlantic Sturgeon. Mr. Heins has a B.S. in Marine Science from Southampton College and an M.S. in Marine Environmental Science from the State University of New York. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps.