Members & Reps

Regular Members

Maine Aquaculture Association, Sebastian Belle

Maine Association of Conservation Districts, Tom Gordon

Maine Christmas Tree Association, Gary Fisher

Maine Dairy Industry Association, Julie Marie Bickford

Maine Farm Bureau Association, Julie Smith

Maine Farmland Trust, Frank Miles

Maine Maple Producers, Eric Ellis

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Ted Quaday

Maine Organic Milk Producers, , Jessie Haskell

Maine Sheep Breeders Association, Lisa Webster

Maine State Beekeepers Association, David Spicer

Maine Beef Producers Association, Kevin Woltemath

Maine State PomologicalSociety, Tom Gyger

Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society, Nanne Kennedy

Maine Vegetable and Small Fruit Growers Association, Lauchlin Titus

Ornamental Horticulture Council, Jeff O’Donal

Maine Wild Blueberry Commission, Nancy McBrady

United Farmer Veterans of Maine, Jerry Ireland


Ex-Officio Members

Kennebec Valley Community College

U Maine Extension, Richard Brzozowski

College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture & Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, John Dieffenbacher-Krall


USDA/NRCS, Juan Hernandez

USDA/Rural Development, Tommy Higgins

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, Ron Dyer

Associate Members

Cherryfield Foods, David Bell

Farm Credit East, Shannon Webber

Jasper Wyman & Son, Darren Hammond

Johnny’s Selected Seeds, Rob Johnston

Land for Good, Andrew Marshall

Maine Landscape & Nursery Association, Don Sproul

Paris Farmer’s Union, Marc West

S. Aroostook Soil & Water Conservation District, Angela Wotten

Coastal Enterprises Inc, Gray Harris

Lakeview Family Farm, Sarah Redfield

Maine Agricultural Mediation Program, Elaine Bourne

New England Brown Egg Council, Bill Bell

Maine Veterinary Medical Association, Bill Bell

Pineland Farms Natural Meats, Kevin Woltemath

Somerset Associates, Bob Tardy

Conservation Law Foundation Legal Food Hub, Phelps Turner

Thyme for Goat, Marge Kilkelly

Good Shepherd Food Bank, Kristen Miale