September 6, 2016


Delmarva Fisheries Association, Inc. is a section 501(c)(6) fisheries trade association. In January 2016, we organized and became a legal not-for-profit, tax exempt entity.

DFA is affiliated with Southeastern Fisheries Association (SFA). SFA was organized in 1952 and has thrived as a representative of the seafood industry in the southeast region of the U.S.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (center) with several DFA Board Members including Mitch Quillen, David Sutherland, Rob Newberry, and Ron Fithian, as well as DFA General Counsel, Chip MacLeod, at Tawes Crab & Clam Bake in July 2018.

Board of Directors

Robert Newberry, Chairman

Ron Fithian, Treasurer/Secretary

Jeremy Blunt

Tom Bradshaw

Greg DiDomenico

Brian Nesspor

Mitch Quillen

David Sutherland

Troy Wilkins

Chip MacLeod, General Counsel