Board of Directors & Leadership Council

The Buzzards Bay Coalition’s work to protect clean water is guided by a volunteer board of directors hailing from across the watershed. The Leadership Council consists of community members who provide expertise, contacts, and resources that help us achieve our mission.

Board of Directors

board and staff of the Buzzards Bay Coalition

Members of the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s board and staff gather to view Coalition projects across the watershed.

Board Officers

  • Michael Angelini, Chair, West Falmouth
  • Mike Huguenin, Vice Chair, Mattapoisett
  • Chris Schade, Treasurer, Dartmouth
  • Scott Zeien, Clerk, Cataumet
  • Mark Rasmussen, President, Dartmouth

Board Members

  • Julius Britto, Rochester
  • John Bullard, Westport
  • Virginia Clark, Pocasset
  • David Croll, Marion
  • Andrew Dimmick, Vineyard Haven
  • Don Dufault, Westport
  • Melissa Haskell, Dartmouth
  • Kat Jones, Onset
  • Lloyd Macdonald, Dartmouth
  • Kendra Medina, New Bedford
  • Christopher Neill, Falmouth
  • Christine Parks, Fairhaven
  • Skylah Reis, New Bedford
  • Laura Ryan Shachoy, Marion
  • Hilary Prouty Vineyard, Mattapoisett

Leadership Council

  • Margie Baldwin, Marion
  • Rob Beams, Mattapoisett
  • Pam Beck, Little Compton
  • Jim Bevilacqua, Dartmouth
  • Jono Billings, Bourne
  • Simone Bourgeois, Fairhaven
  • Peg Brandon, Falmouth
  • Gioia Browne, Little Compton
  • Stephen Canessa, Lakeville
  • Damon Chaplin, New Bedford
  • Ken Cheitlin, Pocasset
  • Derek Christianson, Dartmouth
  • Sarah Cogswell, Little Compton
  • Beth Colt, Woods Hole
  • Dan Cooney, Marion
  • Trudy Coxe, Jamestown, RI
  • Cynthia Crocker, Marion
  • Bob Daylor, Westport
  • Chris Demakis, Mattapoisett
  • Weatherly Dorris, Quissett
  • Alison Durant, Dartmouth
  • Paul Elias, Naushon
  • Joanne Fallon, West Falmouth
  • Laurell Farinon, Acushnet
  • John Farrington, Woods Hole
  • Larry Fish, West Falmouth
  • Ken Fontes, Onset
  • Allin Frawley, Middleborough
  • Jowaun Gamble, Wareham
  • Neil Ganju, Falmouth
  • Seth Garfield, Cuttyhunk
  • Tally Garfield, Dartmouth
  • Anne Giblin, Falmouth
  • Peg Gildersleeve, Dartmouth
  • Kirby Gilmore, Rochester
  • Sam Gray, Wareham
  • Emma Green-Beach, Oak Bluffs
  • Whit Griswold, West Tisbury
  • Lara Harrington, New Bedford
  • Jessica Harris, Marion
  • Lee Hayes, Bristol, RI
  • Andy Herlihy, Dartmouth
  • Lucius T. Hill, West Falmouth
  • Jordan Hitch, Dartmouth
  • Jonathan Howland, Marion
  • Gary Johnson, Mattapoisett
  • Leonard Johnson, North Falmouth
  • Russ Keeler, Rochester
  • Morris Kellogg, Dartmouth
  • Sam Knight, Dartmouth
  • Bob Kretschmer, Falmouth
  • Sarah Laird, Westport
  • Mary Ellen Lees, Dartmouth
  • Bill Locke, Cataumet
  • Fred Makrauer, Falmouth
  • Chloe Mangold, Westport
  • Ted Martin, North Falmouth
  • Brendan McCarthy, Mattapoisett
  • Mary McFadden, Wareham
  • David Modest, Pocasset
  • Michael Moore, Marion
  • Susan Morse, Quissett
  • Hugh Morton, Westport
  • Elizabeth Munro, Cataumet
  • Laura Nielsen, Dartmouth
  • Tom Niles, North Falmouth
  • Randy Parker, Marion
  • Jim Rathmann, Westport
  • Chris Reddy, Falmouth
  • Tanja Ryden, Westport
  • Will Saltonstall, Marion
  • Heather Sawitsky, Marion
  • Tim Shields, Marion
  • Jay Smith, Falmouth
  • Lt. Elizabeth Simmons, Onset
  • Ben Singer, Westport
  • Steve Smith, Mattapoisett
  • Jay Swent III, Cataumet
  • John Vasconcellos, New Bedford
  • Brad Wakeman, Fairhaven
  • John Waterbury, Woods Hole
  • Toffer Winslow, Quissett
  • David Wojnar, Acushnet
  • Sherbie Worthen, Onset
  • Stuart Young, Naushon

Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: