Maine Audubon Staff & Board

Executive Director

Charles Gauvin, Executive Director

Charles Gauvin started at Maine Audubon in 2014. Gauvin brings more than 25 years of experience in conservation leadership, much of it as the president and CEO of Trout Unlimited, the nation’s leading river and fish conservation organization.Gauvin most recently served as Chief Development Officer at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. He collaborated with Carnegie scholars worldwide to develop program strategies and support in the United States, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Asia and South Asia. He has also been a strategic adviser to France’s Ambassador to the United States in efforts to create and underwrite partnerships between U.S. and French research institutions. He began his career as an attorney in the Washington office of  Beveridge & Diamond, PC.

Charles Gauvin, Executive Director


Judy Plouffe  Carroll Tiernan
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer Retail Sales & Facility Rental Manager


Sally Jennifer Barbara
Sally Stockwell   Jennifer Burns Gray Barbara Charry
Director of Conservation Staff Advocate/Attorney Biologist & GIS Manager
Susan   Laura Final
Susan Gallo Laura Minich Zitske
Wildlife Biologist & Project Manager Piping Plover & Least Tern Project Manager



Megan Elliott
Director of Development Operations


Agatta                         Ben                       Michelle

Agata Ketterick                                                            Ben Long                                                                     Michelle Smith

Membership & Chapter Relations Coordinator           Associate Director for Foundation Relations            Communications & Marketing Manager


Brandi                       Leslie

Brandi Sladek                                                             Leslie Taylor

Design & Brand Coordinator                                      Digital Media manager                                    



Eric                 Karen                 Doug

Eric Topper                                                                 Karen Arno                                                                 Doug Hitchcox

Education Director                                                     Lead Educator – Gilsland Farm -Camps                    Staff Naturalist


                       Beth                           Kim

Cindy Kuhn                                                                       Beth Pauls                                                                     Kim Sanders

Fields Pond Coordinator-Lead Educator                         Program & Customer Service Assistant                       Lead Educator – Gilsland Farm Programs

Katrina                           Linda

Katrina Venhuizen                                                         Linda Woodard

Gilsland Farm Educator                                                Scarborough Marsh Director & Educator


Property Management

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Bob Bittenbender, Gilsland Farm Audubon Center Property Manager

Glenn Evans, Hamilton Audubon Sanctuary caretaker

Peter McMillan, Mast Landing Audubon Sanctuary caretaker

Board of Trustees

  • Gerald F. King, president (Yarmouth)
  • Stacy O. Stitham, vice president (Lewiston)
  • John F. Berry, treasurer (Harpswell)
  • Richard A. McKittrick, secretary (Lincolnville)
  • Andrew Beahm, (Falmouth)
  • Matthew Birchby (Portland)
  • Michael Cain (Brunswick)
  • Ellen Campbell (Holden)
  • Melissa Dow Cullina (Boothbay)
  • Sara Edmunds, (Freeport)
  • Karl J. Kreutz (Orono)
  • Lynne Lewis (Portland)
  • David P. Littell (Portland)
  • William N. Lund (Portland)
  • Fritz Onion (Wayne)
  • Field Rider (Portland)
  • John Upton (Cape Elizabeth)
  • William (Chip) N. Weickert (Portland)
  • Nathaniel T. Wheelwright (Brunswick)
  • Anthony J. Wilkins (Falmouth)

Advisory Trustees

  • Hon. Thomas H. Allen
  • Andrew A. Cadot
  • Leon A. Gorman
  • Jeanette S. Hagen
  • Cyrus Hagge
  • Anne J. Hayden, Former Board President
  • Horace A. Hildreth, Jr., Former Board President
  • Sherry F. Huber, Former Board President
  • Matthew T. Kearns
  • Henry R. Kennedy
  • Edward Kfoury, Former Trustee
  • Adam D. Lee, Former Trustee
  • E. Christopher Livesay, Former Trustee
  • Roger Milliken
  • Peter Quesada, Former Trustee
  • Alice Rand, Former Board President