New York


Recreational Fishing

Tom Raftican

President, The Sportfishing Conservancy


Murray Fisher

Executive Director New York Harbor Foundation


Gary Gysin

President and CEO, Liquid RoboticsĀ®

Ports, Maritime & Shipping

Eric Johansson

Professor of Marine Transportation, SUNY Maritime

Recreational Fishing

Capt. John McMurray

Owner, One More Cast Charters, Inc.


Jon Forrest Dohlin

VP and Director, WCS New York Aquarium

Ports, Maritime & Shipping

Sean Kline

Director of Marine Affairs, Chamber of Shipping of America

Ports, Maritime & Shipping

North Atlantic Ports Association

Commercial Fishing

Sean Barrett

Fishermen, Conservationist, Restaurateur & Co-Founder, Dock to Dish

Commercial Fishing

Bianca Piccillo & Mark Usewicz

Founder, Mermaid's Garden Sustainable Seafood

Tourism and Recreation

Arthur H. Kopelman, Ph.D.

President, Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island


Matt Gove

Mid-Atlantic Policy Manager, Surfrider Foundation

Recreational Fishing

Charles Witek

Renewable Energy

Liz Burdock

Executive Director, Business Network for Offshore Wind

Commercial Fishing

John Williamson

Sea Keeper Fishery Consulting

"Building on the cultural heritage of our commercial fishing industry"
Tourism and Recreation

Paul Sieswerda

Executive Director, Gotham Whale

"Connecting urban coast and wild ocean"
Ports, Maritime & Shipping

Jason Kelly

Executive Vice President, Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.

"Largest independent steamship agency in North America"

Bob Rheault

Executive Director, East Coast Shellfish Growers Association

"Growing opportunities for shellfish growers"
Ports, Maritime & Shipping

Carleen Lyden-Kluss

Executive Director & Co-Founder, NAMEPA

"Shipping industry leader preserving the marine environment"