Oyster Advisory Commission Membership



Rob Witt

Anne Arundel County Oyster Committee

Keith Busick

Baltimore County Oyster Committee

Simon Dean

Calvert County Oyster Committee

Matthew Fowler

Charles County Oyster Committee

Robert Whapples​

Dorchester County Oyster Committee

Ron Fithian

Kent County Oyster Committee

Troy Wilkins

Queen Anne’s County Oyster Committee

Danny Webster

Somerset County Oyster Committee

Brian Hite

St. Mary’s County Oyster Committee

Jeff Harrison

Talbot County Oyster Committee

Keith Bradley

Wicomico County Oyster Committee

Robert T. Brown

Maryland Watermen’s Association 

Jim Mullin

Maryland Oysterman’s Association 

Bill Cox

Aquaculture Coordinating Council

Dave Sikorski

Coastal Conservation Association 

Allison Colden

Chesapeake Bay Foundation 

Mark Bryer

The Nature Conservancy

Matt Pluta

ShoreRivers Riverkeeper Association

Jesse Iliff

Arundel Rivers Federation

Ann Swanson

Chesapeake Bay Commission 

Jack Cover

National Aquarium

Tom Miller

University of Maryland Center for Environmental


Scott Knoche

Morgan State University- Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory 

Jason Ruth

Harris Seafood

Vincent Leggett

Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation


Oyster Recovery Partnership

Johnny Shockley

Blue Oyster Environmental

Angie Sowers

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District

Sean Corson

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 

Chris Judy

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Del. Johnny Mautz

State Delegate (republican)

De. Marvin Holmes

State Delegate (democrat)

Sen. Elizabeth Elfreth

State Senator (democrat)

Sen. Steve Hershey

State Senator (republican)