The Massachusetts Unit was established in 1948 (at that time, the Massachusetts Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit), with William Sheldon as its first Leader. The Fisheries Unit was establish in 1963, and the two Units were combined in 1990. Over the past 7 decades some 18 wildlife and fisheries scientists served as leaders and assistant leaders, and over 210 students graduated with MS or PhD degrees, many of whom went on to prominent positions in the profession.
|Name||Position||Start Year||End Year|
|DeStefano, Stephen||Unit Leader||1999||2019|
|Mather, Martha||Assistant Unit Leader||1991||2010|
|Roy, Allison||Unit Leader||2020||Current|
|Roy, Allison||Assistant Unit Leader||2016||2019|
|Roy, Allison||Assistant Unit Leader||2012||2016|
|Sievert, Paul||Assistant Unit Leader||2000||2015|