Sustainable forestry
Forest products remained Maine’s largest export industry in 2016, with $626 million in sales in 2016, nearly 22 percent of all state exports.

MFPC Boards of Directors and Advisors


Jim Contino – President
John Gray – Treasurer
Mark Doty – Secretary

Executive  Committee

Nicolas Fontaine – Fontaine Inc.
Gordon Gamble – Wagner Forest Management
Jim Robbins Sr. – Robbins Lumber
Peter Triandafillou – Huber Resources
Steve Schley – Pingree Associates
Terry Walters – Retired

Dick Robertson – Retired

Jason Brochu – Pleasant River Lumber

Ryan McAvoy – Sappi North America


Other Board Members

John Bryant – American Forest Management

Scott Morrison – Anderson Equipment

Kyle Burdkick – Baskahegan Co.

John Cashwell – BBC Lands LLC

Drew Cota – Cross Insurance

Ken Lamond – Family Forestry

Kevin Hynes – Hancock Lumber

Elgin Turner – H.C.  Haynes

Eric Kingsley – Innovative Natural Resource Solutions

Anthony Hourihan – J.D. Irving

James Cote – JM Cote Co.

David Wilson – Katahdin Forest Mgmt.

Brian Flewelling – Key Bank

Eugene Mahar – LandVest Inc.

Winthrop Smith – Limington Lumber

Bruce Avery- Louisiana Pacific

Charles Tardif – Maibec Logging

James Nicols – Nicols Brothers

Ben Carlisle – Prentiss & Carlisle

Mark Thibodeau – ReEnergy

Richard Wing – Richard Wing & Son

Rene Noel – Southern Maine Forestry

Steve Hanington – Stead Timberlands

Allan Ryder – Timber Resource Group

Jason House – TD Bank

Cliff Foster – Timberstate G.

Shey Gardner – W.T. Gardner & Sons

Jack Wadsworth – Wadsworth Woodlands

Fred Huntress – Retired



Tom Doak – SWOAM
Dana Doran- Professional Logging Contractors
Jeff Easterling – Nelma
Forestry Research Unit (CFRU)
Sherry Huber- Maine Tree Foundation
Steve Shaler – Director and Professor School Forest
Mike St. Peter – Certified Logging Professionals

Board of advisors

Chip Bessey – E. D. Bessey
Luke Brochu – Pleasant River Lumber
David Carlisle – Prentiss & Carlisle
Robert Chadbourne – Chadbourne Tree Farms
Dave Edson- J. W. Sewall Company
David Field – Retired
Richard Wing – Richard Wing & Son Logging
Marcia McKeague – Katahdin Forest Management
Roger Milliken, Jr. – Baskahegan Company
Catherine Robbins- Robbins Lumber Inc.
Fred Morton – Farm Credit of Maine ACA
John Stowell – Individual Member
Mark Rabon – Integrated Forest Management


News Archive
Calendar of Events

Executive Committee Meeting

Budget Meeting
When: Thu November 9 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

When: Thu November 9 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

MFPC Executive Committee Meeting

When: Thu December 14 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: MFPC Office
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Legislative Advocacy & Regulatory Monitoring
Make your voice heard in Augusta and Washington! MFPC employs three lobbyists who stay on top of legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting Maine’s forest products industry.


You’re invited! Take advantage of the Council’s many opportunities to visit with the who’s who of Maine’s forest products industry at any of our special events.