Chris Moore with son and daughter. Holding red drum. Photo provided by Chris Moore.Concern for clean, healthy waters isn't just a 9-5 job for our fisheries staff. If they aren't in the office you'll most likely find them on the beach or a boat with a rod and reel. (Pictured) CBF Virginia Senior Scientist Chris Moore with his children, Callen and Aubrey. Photo courtesy Chris Moore.

Meet Our Team

Bill GoldsboroughPhoto by Emmy Nicklin/CBF Staff

William J. (Bill) Goldsborough
Fisheries Program Director

Since 1984, Bill has been employed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation as a scientist in its Environmental Protection and Restoration Program. As the director of CBF’s Fisheries Program, Bill serves as an advocate for sustainable, ecosystem-based fisheries management and leads CBF's oyster restoration program. He promotes fishery conservation as a common interest of all fishery stakeholders and works to achieve consensus support for conservation independent of fishermen allocation issues. He works with state and federal agencies, commercial and recreational fishermen, scientists, and elected officials to promote effective management of Chesapeake Bay and regional fisheries.

Chris Moore

Chris Moore
Virginia Senior Scientist

Chris is a lifelong angler, Coast Guard licensed captain, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Virginia Senior Scientist. At CBF he leads a variety of Chesapeake Bay water quality and fisheries policy efforts.  His fisheries work focuses on efforts to build sustainable fisheries through the proactive management of blue crab, striped bass, and Atlantic menhaden. When not in the office Chris enjoys chasing summer flounder, red drum, and striped bass—primarily in the Lynnhaven River and lower Chesapeake Bay.
John Page Williams

John Page Williams
Senior Naturalist

Raised in Virginia, John Page Williams has worked for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation since 1973 as a field educator, fundraiser, and staff writer, running field trips by canoe, outboard skiff, and workboat. In his current position as Senior Naturalist, he works to develop a strong, active constituency of anglers and boaters who support the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint. He also partners with The Chesapeake Conservancy and the National Park Service to develop the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic (Water) Trail. As a free-lancer, he reviews powerboats and writes on fishing and environmental issues for BOATING and Chesapeake Bay magazines, and for the online publication He holds a 50-Ton USCG Master’s License.


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