Maggie Raymond was a vital member of the New England fishing community for over 27 years by groundfish fishing. In addition to her experience as a commercial fisherman, she has helped those actively working in the industry navigate many management changes over the years. Maggie has helped bridge the gap between fishermen and scientists through her knowledge of the complex fishing industry. She was the former executive director of the Associated Fisheries of Maine, is a board member of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, and has over 25 years of participating on the New England Fishery Management Council's numerous panels.
Maggie has forever been dedicated to both the commercial fishing industry and sustainable fisheries management. She works tirelessly and quietly to advance the priorities of those she represents and is knowledgeable and prepared for every situation where she brings something forward.