Brian J. Rothschild Joins Commission

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Professor Dr. Brian Rothschild, a New Bedford resident, was recently appointed to the Ernestina Commission by Governor Deval Patrick.  Dr.Rothschild brings a focus on Marine Science and Technology as well as New England Fisheries to the Commission.  This appointment strengthens the commission’ s commitment to Ernestina‘s educational mission and to her fishing history.    SMAST shared the news.

Dr. Rothschild stopped by to see Ernestina's masts lifted from the ship.