Fisheries Staff Directory

Administration Division ManagerJames Hale410-279-9054
Aquaculture - Non-ShellfishAlyssa DurnerAlyssa Durner
Aquaculture - ShellfishRebecca Thur (410) 260-8252
Aquaculture Division DirectorBrian Callam443-223-4773
Artificial Reefs (MARI)Michael Malpezzi410-260-8290
Atlantic Ocean/Coastal BaysAngel Willey410-643-6801 x 2101
Black Sea Bass PermitsChris Jones410-260-8293
Boating - Director
Boating - Somers Cove Executive DirectorThomas Schisler410-968-0925
Boating - Somers Cove MarinaDock Master410-968-0925
Boating - Somers Cove Office ManagerMary Taylor410-968-0925
Boating - Stakeholder CoordinatorVacant410-260-8014
Catch & Release ResearchKeith Lockwood443-258-6077
Circle HooksKeith Lockwood443-258-6077
Clam - Commercial Public Fishery HarvestFrank Marenghi410-260-8302
Clams/ClammingMitch Tarnowski410-260-8258
Commercial - Charter Boat InformationConnie Lewis410-260-8296
Commercial Fishing - Assitant Permits CoordinatorCasey Marker410-279-8369
Commercial Fishing - Blue Crab Reporting HotlineBlue Crab/Commercial reporting hotline800-893-2722
Commercial Fishing - Data and Quota Monitoring Program Managercarrie.kennedy@maryland.gov410-260-8295
Commercial Fishing - E-Reporting with
Commercial Fishing - E-Reporting with FACTSE-Reporting with FACTS 24-hr Helpline (program participants only)877-979-1820
Commercial Fishing - E-Reporting with FACTS Program CoordinatorStephanie Richards410-260-8314
Commercial Fishing - Harvest Reportingfisheriesharvestreport.dnr@maryland.gov410-260-8298
Commercial Fishing - Harvest Reporting Clerk (Blue Crab, Finfish, Dealer, Charter, Crab Charter)meredith.jones@maryland.gov410-260-8301
Commercial Fishing - MenhadenConnie Lewis410-260-8296
Commercial Fishing - Permits CoordinatorChris Jones410-260-8293
Commercial Fishing - Permitted
Commercial Fishing - Pound Net SitesChris Jones410-260-8293
Commercial Fishing - Reports ( Brown410-260-8298
Commercial Fishing - Rockfish Permit IssuesChris Jones410-260-8293
Commercial Fishing - Rockfish Permit TransfersChris Jones410-260-8293
Commercial Fishing - Rockfish Permit Waiting ListsChris Jones410-260-8293
Commercial Fishing - Statisticsconnie.lewis@maryland.gov410-260-8296
Commercial Fishing - Statistics/Licenses/TransfersCarrie Kennedy410-260-8295
Commercial Fishing - Striped Bass HotlineStriped Bass Hotline - Line 1: Individual Transferable Quota Fishery; Line 2: Common Pool Fishery; Line 3: Check Stations410-260-8275
Commercial Fishing - TagsChris Jones410-260-8293
Commercial Fishing - Waiting ListSarah Widman410-260-8266
Commercial Fishing - Yellow PerchYellow Perch Hotline410-260-8322
Communications & Public AffairsEric Wilson410-260-8307
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory Division ManagerBarbara Johnston443-258-6065
Crabs (Blue) - BiologyGlenn Davis410-260-8288
Crabs (Blue) - Catch StatisticsCarrie Kennedy410-260-8295
Crabs (Blue) - Program DirectorGenine McClair443-221-8010
Crabs (Blue) - RegulationsJacob Holtz410-260-8262
Customer Relations Manager, Commercial FisheriesGeorge O'Donnell410-980-7838
Customer ServiceKeith Lockwood443-258-6077
Customer Service ( Customer Service410-260-8300
Fee Fishing Lakes - PermitsScott Romanoski410-260-8317
Field Stations - Freshwater - CedarvilleMary Groves301-888-2423
Field Stations - Freshwater - Mount NeboMatt Sell301-334-8218
Field Stations - Freshwater - PatuxentMark Staley410-442-2080
Field Stations - Freshwater - UnicornBrett Coakley410-928-3643
Field Stations - LewistownMichael Kashiwagi301-898-9724
Field Stations - Marine - Ocean CitySteve Doctor410-213-1531
Fish - Atlantic - BillfishGary Tyler410-213-1531
Fish - Atlantic - Catch Card Census (Billfish, swordfish, bluefin tuna, sharks)Gary Tyler410-213-1531
Fish - Atlantic - SeabassSteve Doctor410-213-1531
Fish - Atlantic - SharksAngel Willey410-643-6801 x 2101
Fish - Atlantic - TautogCraig Weedon410-643-4601 x2113
Fish - Atlantic - TunaGary Tyler410-213-1531
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - American EelKeith Whiteford410-643-6801 x 2124
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - American ShadMatthew Jargowsky410-643-6785 x 2116
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - Bass - LargemouthJoseph Love410-260-8257
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - BluefishHarry Rickabaugh410-643-6785 x 2109
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - CatfishPaul Piavis410-643-6776 x 2110
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - CroakerHarry Rickabaugh410-643-6785 x 2109
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - DrumHarry Rickabaugh410-643-6785 x 2109
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - FlounderSteve Doctor410-231-1531
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - HerringMatthew Jargowsky410-643-6785 x 2116
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - Hickory ShadMatthew Jargowsky410-643-6785 x 2116
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - SeatroutHarry Rickabaugh410-643-6785 x 2109
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - SpotHarry Rickabaugh410-643-6785 x 2109
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - SturgeonChuck Stence410-643-6788 x 2114
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - White PerchPaul Piavis410-643-6776 x 2110
Fish - Chesapeake Bay/Tidal - Yellow PerchPaul Piavis410-643-6776 x2110
Fish - Freshwater - Bass - LargemouthJoe Love410-260-8257
Fish - Freshwater - Bass - SmallmouthJohn Mullican301-898-4736 x102
Fish - Freshwater - Brook TroutMatt Lawrence410-442-2080
Fish - Freshwater - CatfishMary Groves301-888-2423
Fish - Freshwater - MuskyJohn Mullican301-898-4736 x102
Fish - Freshwater - Panfish (bluegill crappie)Brett Coakley410-928-3643
Fish - Freshwater - TroutMatt Lawrence410-442-2080
Fish - Freshwater - WalleyeJohn Mullican301-898-4736 x102
Fish Habitat - EcosystemJim Uphoff443-258-6087
Fish Hatcheries - Albert PowellEric Bittner301-393-5940
Fish Hatcheries - Bear CreekMark Harman301-746-8148
Fish Hatcheries - Division Manager443-258-6082
Fish Hatcheries - Jennings RandolphMarshall E. Brown301-791-4736
Fish Hatcheries - LewistownJohn Mullican301-898-4736 x102
Fish Hatcheries - ManningSean Knowles(410) 271-0749 (cell)
Fish Hatcheries - Unicorn Lake Fish HatcheryRuss Parson410-928-3643
Fish Health - Freshwater Health/DiseaseBarbara Johnston443-258-6065
Fish Health - InformationBarbara Johnston443-258-6065
Fish IdentificationKeith Lockwood443-258-6077
Fish Kill ReportingMDE Hotline877-224-7229
Fish Passage - Dam RemovalsJim Thompson410-260-8269
Fish RestorationChuck Stence410-643-6788 x2114
Fish Tags - Largemouth BassJoseph Love410-260-8257
Fish Tags - MuskellungeJohn Mullican301-898-4736 x102
Fish Tags - Striped BassBeth Versak410-260-8304
Fisheries Management Plans
Fishing - Fishing Guide/PublicationsKevin Ensor410-260-8319
Fishing - Fishing ReportsKeith Lockwood443-258-6077
Fishing - Fishing RodeosMichael Anderson301-393-5940 x108
Fishing - Fishing ViolationsNatural Resources Police410-260-8888
Fishing - Free Fishing DaysErik Zlokovitz410-260-8324
Fishing - Freshwater Fishing InformationTony Prochaska410-260-8287
Fishing - Recreational OutreachErik Zlokovitz410-260-8324
Fishing and Boating Services Director410-260-8281
FishMarylandErik Zlokovitz410-260-8324
Freshwater Fisheries Division ManagerTony Prochaska410-260-8287
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)George Edmonds443-258-6067
Horseshoe Crab PermitsChris Jones410-260-8293
Horseshoe Crabs - HabitatSteve Doctor410-213-1531
Horseshoe Crabs - Survey/InformationSteve Doctor410-213-1531
Invasive Species - Blue CatfishMary Groves301-888-2423
Invasive Species - Flathead CatfishButch Webb410-643-6776 x 2111
Invasive Species - Grass Carp
Invasive Species - SnakeheadJoe Love410-260-8257
Investigational New Animal Drugs - fish culture therapeuatantsChuck Stence410-643-6788 x2114
Legislation (State & Federal)Sarah Widman410-260-8266
Legislative and Regulatory Review DivisionSarah Widman410-260-8266
Licenses - See Regional Service Centers
Licenses - StatisticsBrad Walters410-260-8292
Marine Mammals (Dolphins/Whales) and Sea TurtlesAmanda Weschler410-226-5193
Maryland Grow Oysters ProgramEric Campbell410-260-8261
Migratory Chesapeake Bay FishHarry Rickabaugh410-643-6785 x 2109
Monitoring and Assessment Division DirectorMike Luisi410-260-8341
My First Fish ProgramKeith Lockwood443-258-6077
Oyster - Recreational HarvestEric Campbell410-260-8261
Oyster Advisory CommissionJodi Baxter410-260-8254
Oyster Hatchery- Deal Island FacilityMitch Tarnowski410-260-8258
Oysters - AquacultureRebecca Thur(410) 260-8252
Oysters - Bar ChartsEric Campbell410-260-8261
Oysters - Commercial Fishery HarvestFrank Marenghi410-260-2406
Oysters - Disease
Oysters - HatcheriesChuck Stence410-643-6788 x2114
Oysters - LeaseRebecca Thur410-260-8252
Oysters - RestorationLaurinda Serafin410-260-8254
Piney Point Aquaculture CenterJames Dumhart II301-994-0241
Poaching - Natural Resources PoliceNatural Resources Police800-635-6124
PondsJohn Mullican301-898-4736 x102
Public Notice DistributionAngel Wright410-260-8273
Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation CoordinatorEric Wilson410-260-8307
Regional Service Center - Cumberland301-777-2134
Regional Service Center - FrederickMeghan Cadden240-236-9950
Regional Service Center - SalisburyMonica O'Neill410-713-3840
Regional Service Center - SolomonsMichaela Spriggs410-535-3382
Regional Service Centers - AnnapolisChristopher Harrison410-260-3282
Regional Service Centers - Bel AirMargie MacCubbin410-836-4561
Regional Service Centers - CentrevilleMarie Myers410-819-4100
Regional Service Centers - EssexColleen Armstrong667-401-0760
Regulations - GeneralJacob Holtz410-260-8262
Regulations-GeneralJacob Holtz410-260-8266
ReservoirsJohn Mullican301-898-4736 x102
Resident Chesapeake Bay FishButch Webb410-643-6776 x 2111
ScallopsMitch Tarnowski410-260-8258
Scientific Collection PermitsTamara O'Connell410-507-0779
Seafood Marketing ProgramMaryland Department of Agriculture410-841-5775
Shellfish Division DirectorChris Judy410-260-8259
Shellfish ImportPeter Grasso410-260-8326
Shellfish MonitoringMitch Tarnowski410-260-8258
Snapping Turtles
Social Media CoordinatorEric Wilson410-260-8307
Sport Fisheries Advisory CommissionPaul Genovese410-260-8328
Stakeholder Outreach and Services Division Manager
State Record CoordinatorErik Zlokovitz410-260-8324
Stock AssessmentAlexei Sharov410-260-8288
Stock Health, Data Management and Analysis Division DirectorLynn Waller Fegley410-260-8285
Stocking - PondsScott Romanoski410-260-8255
Stocking - TroutMarshall E. Brown301-791-4736
Striped Bass - BiologyHarry Hornick410-260-8305
Striped Bass - Charter Boat Waiting ListConnie Lewis410-260-8296
Striped Bass - Regulations (Recreational)Harry Hornick410-260-8305
Striped Bass - Seasons (Recreational)Harry Hornick410-260-8305
Summer Flounder PermitsChris Jones410-260-8293
Tidal and Coastal Recreational Fisheries Advisory CommitteeErik Zlokovitz410-260-8324
Tidal Fisheries Advisory CommissionPaul Genovese410-260-8328
Tidal/Non-Tidal Dividing LinesJacob Holtz410-260-8262
Trout (Freshwater) - Trout Stocking ScheduleLetha Grimes301-791-4736 ext 103
Violations - Natural Resources PoliceNatural Resources Police800-628-9944
Website Development & Graphic DesignKevin Ensor410-260-8319
Wildlife, Marine Mammal, Sea Turtle, Fish /Health and DiseaseCindy Driscoll410-226-5193
Youth Fishing ClubAngel Wright410-260-8273