CHRISTOPHER V. DAVIS, Ph.D.
Chris Davis has served as Executive Director of the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center, since 2004. His responsibilities include overseeing 15-20 ongoing research projects funded by the Center, conducting an annual research grants program, conducting outreach and education activities and managing two aquaculture business incubators. Davis also serves as a director of the Maine Technology Institute, Maine Innovation Economy Advisory Board, Maine Aquaculture Association, Maine Department of Marine Resources Aquaculture Advisory Council and recently completed a two term as president of the National Shellfisheries Association.
MAIC’s Board of Directors is currently composed of nine representatives from industry (finfish, shellfish, algae), the research community and the management/policy sector.
BRIAN F. BEAL, Ph.D. University of Maine at Machias, Machias
SEBASTIAN BELLE, Maine Aquaculture Association, Hallowell
IRA A. LEVINE, Ph.D., University of Southern Maine and the Algae Foundation, Portland
CARTER NEWELL, Ph.D. Pemaquid Mussel Farms, LLC and Pemaquid Oyster Co. Inc., Damariscotta
SØREN HANSEN,Ph.D. Sea and Reef Aquaculture, LLC, Orono
GREG LAMBERT, Cooke Aquaculture, Oquossoc
IAN BRICKNELL, Ph.D. University of Maine, Orono
JON LEWIS, Maine Dept. Marine Resources, West Boothbay Harbor
CATHERINE S. RENAULT, Innovation Policyworks, LLC, Brunswick