Lidie Robbins, Executive Director
Lidie 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.
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Katie Church, Program Assistant
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 baking and spending time outdoors with her family.
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Marissa Rossi, AmeriCorps/Maine Conservation Corps 2018 Environmental Steward
Marissa is a recent graduate of Lafayette College with a degree in biology. Her experience conducting avian ecology field research, working with volunteers at a science camp, tutoring at a local middle school, and studying abroad in Zanzibar, Tanzania created a passion for the environment and working with communities. She most recently worked as the Program Coordinator for an outdoor environmental education center in Olympic National Park. Originally from Connecticut, Marissa is looking forward to living in Maine, exploring the outdoors, and becoming involved in the community. She is excited to join the 30 Mile River Watershed Association and make a positive impact on the environment!
2017 Seasonal Staff
Sebastien Dumont, Program Coordinator / YCC Crew Leader
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.
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Ted Elliott, Courtesy Boat Inspector
If 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
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.
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
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
Remi 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.
Zeke Robinson, Courtesy Boat Inspector/YCC Crew Member
Zeke is a student at Mount Blue High School. He is interested in biology and preserving our lakes and ponds. His favorite pastimes are running and reading.
Austin Gilboe, YCC Crew Member
Austin is 17 years old and just graduated from Spruce Mountain High School in June. He is headed to the University of Maine in the fall to major in chemical engineering. He loves to fish and play sports, especially soccer and baseball. He is also on the Envirothon team at Spruce Mountain which won a state championship. His team will be competing at Mount St.Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland later this summer. The skills he learns through YCC will help him with the competition. He loves to be outdoors which is why he loves the State of Maine.
Lydia Merrick, YCC Crew Member
Lydia is currently a student at College of the Atlantic. She has always felt very strongly about the environment and applied to be a YCC Crew Member to get involved. She also hopes to learn more about the water bodies near her home.
Zachary Lacasse, YCC Crew Member
Zachary is from Manchester, ME and will be a sophomore at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is pursuing a degree in environmental studies.
Board of Directors
|Bill Swan (Chair)||Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance|
|Tom Ward (Vice Chair)||Greater Minnehonk Lake Association|
|Rick Christenson (Treasurer)||Flying Pond Improvement Association|
|Daniel Onion (Secretary)||Parker Pond Association|
|Greg Cauldwell||Town of Mt. Vernon|
|Martha Hoddinott||Town of Wayne|
|Diana McLaughlin||Lovejoy Pond Improvement Association|
|Molly Saunders||Androscoggin Lake Improvement Corporation|
|Cynthia Stancioff||Town of Chesterville|
|Linda Stanton||Basin-David-Tilton Ponds Association|
|Andrews Tolman||Town of Readfield|
|Clyde Walton||Town of Fayette|
Our Board of Directors meets at 4:30 PM on the third Tuesday of every month.
Board Members, record your volunteer hours: