Maine Audubon is pleased to announce the induction of four new trustees to its board of trustees. We welcome these new trustees and thank them for their commitment to Maine Audubon and its mission.
Alison Hark is a versatile marketing leader who brings a combination of strategy, operations, and communications to achieve goals and build diverse teams built on trust. Most recently, she was responsible for new central business planning processes to change fundamentally the way L.L. Bean operates. This process equipped the company to navigate pandemic and supply chain challenges and achieve record sales. She was also recently asked to help shape the company’s DEI strategy and roll it out to over 6,000 employees. Prior to her work with L.L. Bean, Alison held managerial and teaching positions with Teach For America.
Bill Sheils is a shareholder and director at Perkins Thompson in Portland, where he has practiced law for almost 30 years. He maintains a general business practice with a focus on commercial contracts, employment law, and intellectual property matters. With his broad-based experience, Bill serves as outside general counsel to a number of entities and organizations, including business corporations, non-profit corporations, private schools, and state agencies. A native of New Jersey, he thanks his lucky stars that he found his way to Maine after law school.
Magill Weber currently serves as Deputy General Counsel with Sequoia Consulting, and is a former AmLaw 100 private practice attorney with strong corporate governance, data privacy, and commercial legal counseling background. She has industry experience in fields such as biotechnology (Novartis), major healthcare systems (Banner Health), conservation non-profits (The Nature Conservancy), global animal healthcare technology (Covetrus) and healthcare consulting (Sequoia). She brings strategic legal leadership in challenging environments, supporting product, technology, data management, sales, marketing, privacy, and IT. An avid birder, she also serves on the board of the American Bird Conservancy.
Amy Weickert is a retired marketing executive with 30 years of experience raising awareness and driving change for both small businesses and large companies, primarily in the health care sector. She retired in December 2021, after serving as Vice President of Marketing for TDS, a small software and consulting firm. Her previous nonprofit experience includes a recent role as co-president of Pennies for Poverty, based in Newburyport, MA. In her professional and board roles, she has also educated colleagues on the benefits of marketing, effective communication procedures and organizational collaboration.
In addition, the board elected a slate of officers: John Dolloff (Chair), Michael Catania (Vice chair), Alyssa Hemingway (Treasurer), and Sean Trahan (Secretary).