Lillian Mitchell

Executive Director

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Lillian joined the Fundy North team in the summer of 2018. As a pupil of the ocean and its people, she has spent much of her professional life working with fishing communities both within Canada and internationally on issues of marine conservation governance. Having grown up in New Brunswick, she is happy to be back home working to steward fisheries resources and the sea-fairing way of life that is so integral to our region.

Maria Recchia

Executive Advisor

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Maria has worked with Fundy North since 1997. She has been involved in small-scale fisheries issues since 1991 and has worked with fishermen and women in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Maine, Massachusetts and Italy. She has marine biology and anthropology training and has worked for several non-profit organizations.

Leslie Holt

Member Services Administrator

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Leslie is originally a “Bluenoser” but has made Bocabec her home since 2007. As a Lobsterman’s wife and deck hand, she is passionate in continuous learning and research in the local inshore fishery in all species and strive to promote and encourage continued growth and prosperity in the industry. When not hard at work banding lobster, she also loves capturing the beauty of Charlotte County through nature photography and also volunteers with the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary as their Regional Director for the NB side of the Bay of Fundy.




Assistant Director

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Darlene has been with Fundy North since September 2015, and currently resides on Campobello Island. Coming from a fishing heritage encompassing Little Lepreau and Campobello, she has a real passion for preserving the local fishing industry and an inherent love for the way of life. She enjoys nothing more than to be on her son’s fishing boat, with the wind and salt air, whenever the opportunity arises.