NEFMC Names Dr. Catherine O’Keefe As New Executive Director
The New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) announced on Friday that Dr. Catherine “Cate” O’Keefe, who has over 20 years of experience in fisheries science and management, will be replacing Tom Nies as Executive Director. The Council had previously revealed in January that Nies, a 25-year veteran of the Council staff, would be retiring this summer.
“Dr. O’Keefe has extensive experience with New England fisheries, and her broad-based background makes her uniquely suited for this position,” said Council Chair Eric Reid...
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