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Welcome to the Stakeholder Engagement Division

We work to facilitate a two-way flow of timely and accurate information with our partners and stakeholders to improve understanding of the marine environment and to enable fishermen to harvest in compliance with current regulatory mandates.

The overarching principles that guide our work are:

Dr. Kevin Chu is the Assistant Regional Administrator of NOAA Fisheries’ Greater Atlantic Region’s Stakeholder Engagement Division. He can be reached at 410-573-4578 or email him at