Staff & Directors

Staff

Lidie Robbins, Executive Director

Lidie2Lidie was a founding board member of 30MRWA and became its first executive director in 2009. A native of Vienna, Maine, Lidie began her career as a National Park Service Ranger in Yellowstone and Denali National Parks. After living in six other states, she returned to Maine and Parker Pond, where her family has lived for eight generations. She spends her time off biking, hiking, kayaking and Nordic skiing with her husband Josh and daughter Brynne.

Email: lidie@30mileriver.org   Phone: 207.860.4043

 

Katie Church, Program Assistant

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Katie grew up in Gorham, ME and is a graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington and the University of Southern Maine.  She has over ten years of experience in working for non-profit organizations and is excited to be a part of the 30 Mile River Watershed Association.  When not at work, Katie enjoys going on adventures with her family and baking.

Email: kchurch@30mileriver.org    Phone 207.860.4043

 

2017 Seasonal Staff

Sebastien Dumont, Program Coordinator / YCC Crew Leader

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Sebastien grew up in Skowhegan, ME and is a 2015 graduate of University of Maine at Farmington, where he studied Biology. He spent 2016 as an Environmental Steward for Maine Conservation Corps at Mt. Blue State Park in Weld, ME. He has spent a portion of his last three summers involved with lakes and watersheds in central Maine, working for the Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, as well as the Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed. He hopes to draw on that experience and looks forward to the opportunity to work with 30 Mile River. In his time off he likes to downhill ski, hike, and play soccer.

Email: programs@30mileriver.org    Phone: 207.860.4043

 

Ted Elliott, Courtesy Boat Inspector

Ted resizedIf you have spent any time at the Parker Pond boat launch the past few seasons, you have probably met our most experienced Courtesy Boat Inspector–Ted. He is an Augusta resident and teacher who fell in love with Parker Pond many years ago. Ted is an avid mycologist and spends his days off looking for native mushrooms.

 

Frank Chin, Courtesy Boat Inspector

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Frank is an artist using mediums in watercolor, acrylic, and printmaking. He gets his art inspiration from his grandchildren and the beautiful Maine scenery. Frank’s next art project will be creating watercolor/printmaking inspired by Parker Pond and his walks on the Whistle Stop Trail in West Farmington. He loves the outdoors and wants to see the ponds, lakes and trails preserved for generations. Recently retired from education, Frank is an avid walker, and spends time hiking, kayaking, bicycling, cross country skiing, and doing Tai Chi.

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Dane Kayak – Frank Chin

Rebecca Penczer, Courtesy Boat Inspector

Rebecca is from Readfield, Maine, and attends Kents Hill School. She enjoys ski racing, playing violin, and hiking with friends.

 

 

 

 

 Pat Davis, Courtesy Boat Inspector

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Pat moved to Maine six months ago but has been coming to Maine for 18 years for vacation.  Pat loves to read and fish.  She has two cats and has been married for 46 years.

 

 

 

Remi French, Courtesy Boat Inspector

IMG_4697Remi is a college student at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.  She is originally from Grand Haven, Michigan.  She enjoys watersports and fishing during the summer.  Remi also likes solving Rubik’s Cubes in her free time.

 

 

Board of Directors

NameMember Group
Bill Swan (Chair)Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance
Tom Ward (Vice Chair)Greater Minnehonk Lake Asscociation
Rick Christenson (Treasurer)Flying Pond Improvement Association
Daniel Onion (Secretary)Parker Pond Association
Greg CauldwellTown of Mt. Vernon
Diana McLaughlin Lovejoy Pond Improvement Association
Cynthia StancioffTown of Chesterville
Linda StantonBasin-David-Tilton Ponds Association
Andrews TolmanTown of Readfield
Clyde WaltonTown of Fayette

Our Board of Directors meets at 4:30 PM on the third Tuesday of every month.

Board Members, record your volunteer hours:

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