Dan Devereaux

Maine Representative

Dan Devereaux comes to the ECSGA board with a diverse background of working on the water, in the aquaculture and shellfish industries, and in federal, state and local government. From his service in the U.S. Navy to becoming a local marine resource officer Dan has spent thousands of hours on the water. He retired as a resource officer in 2018 and began working as the local resource manager. Dan has experience with the ISSC, NSSP and has graduated from the FDA 242 Growing Area Classification Course. He is also an owner of a mid-scale oyster farm in Maine. Dan has received several accolades over his career and most recently received a Water Hero award from the Friends of Casco Bay for his work to improve water quality.

Over the years, Dan has been involved in several successful state and local legislative efforts to improve fisheries management, advance sustainability, and support climate resiliency initiatives. He is a member of Casco Bay Estuary, Brunswick Marine Resource, Maine Harbor Master Association and the Rivers and Coastal Waters Commission.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs, as well as fishing, golfing and gardening. Dan looks forward to working with the board to advance shellfish aquaculture and the positive climate future it provides.