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 FinalBecca

Susan Gallo                                               Laura Minich Zitske                                                     Becca Wilson

Wildlife Biologist                                        Piping Plover & Least Tern Project Manager            Conservation Assisant








Megan Elliott                                               Eileen Bartlett

Director of Development Operations        Development Database Manager


Agatta                         Ben                       Michelle

Agata Ketterick                                                            Ben Long                                                                     Michelle Smith

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



Brandi Sladek 

Design & Brand Coordinator                                         



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

Holly Twining                                                                  Katrina Venhuizen                                                         Linda Woodard

Fields Pond Coordinator & Naturalist                            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

  • Andrew Beahm, president (Falmouth)
  • John F. Berry, vice president (Harpswell)
  • Jeff Skaggs, treasurer (Windham)
  • Sara Edmunds, secretary (Scarborough)
  • Alexander K. Buck, Jr. (Cumberland)
  • Michael Cain (Brunswick)
  • Ellen Campbell (Holden)
  • Melissa Dow Cullina (Southport)
  • Gerald F. King (Yarmouth)
  • Karl J. Kreutz (Orono)
  • Lynne Lewis (Portland)
  • David P. Littell (Portland)
  • William N. Lund (Portland)
  • Andrew McClelland (Portland)
  • Richard A. McKittrick (Lincolnville)
  • Jeff Pidot (Brunswick)
  • Field Rider (Portland)
  • Stacy O. Stitham (Portland)
  • John Upton (Cape Elizabeth)
  • William (Chip) N. Weickert (Portland)
  • Anthony J. Wilkins (Falmouth)
  • Franklin Woodard (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
  • Charles Moore, Former Trustee
  • Peter Quesada, Former Trustee
  • Alice Rand, Former Board President