MAA 2020 Trustees

MAA is Governed by a Board of Trustees as guided by the organizations purposes and stipulated by the its Bylaws. MAA is formally constituted as a 501 C6 Corporation in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. MAA interacts frequently with its membership through announcements and alerts that are important to aquaculture industry members, shares local, regional and national information and holds an annual membership meeting to provide industry updates and to discuss issues important to its membership. The organization is overseen by the MAA Board of Trustees who are elect by the Association membership. 


Name                                        Business / Affiliation                                  Town                                  email               

Mark Begley                             Beach Point Shellfish   LLC.                       West Barnstable   


Mike Besse                               Indian Cove   Aquaculture                          Onset                    


Joe Buttner                               Salem State University                               Salem                    


Bill Doyle                                  Plymouth Rock Oysters                              Plymouth                

Bob Field                                  Copper Beech Oyster Farm                        Mattapoisett          


Seth Garfield, President           Cuttyhunk Shellfish   Farms Inc.                 Cuttyhunk              


Alex Hay                                   Wellfleet Shellfish   Company                     Wellfleet                


Les Hemmila                            Barnstable Seafarms                                   Barnstable            


Jared Hemmila, Vice Pres.      Barnstable Seafarms                                   Barnstable            


Dale Leavitt                              TAG Engineering                                         East Falmouth      


Dan Martino                             Cottage City Oyster   Co.                           Oak Bluffs            


Gregg Morris                              2 Rock Oyster Farm                                Duxbury                 

Dave Ryan                              Cape Cod Oyster Co.                                  Marston's Mills     


Chris Sherman                        Island Creek Oysters                                  Duxbury                


Stephen Wright                       Chatham Shellfish Co.                                 West Chatham     

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