Elizabeth “Libby” Etrie is the Director of Ocean Policy in our Oceans program. Libby joins CLF with over a decade of experience working on a variety of fisheries and ocean conservation initiatives, including holding three consecutive terms as an At-Large Member of the New England Fishery Management Council; supervising the creation and management of multiple northeast groundfish sectors; and as a John A. Knauss Sea Grant Fellow in the Office of Marine Conservation at the Dept. of State, Bureau of Oceans & International Environmental & Scientific Affairs in Washington, DC. Libby holds a JD from Roger Willaims School of Law and a B.S. from Husson University. She also attended the University of Rhode Island Marine Affairs program.
Libby lives in Gloucester, MA with her two dogs Owl and Wicket. When not at work Libby can be found gardening, exploring the outdoors with her resident dogs and an occasional foster, and serving as a board member of Cape Ann Animal Aid.