Secondary wood manufacturint
Secondary wood manufacturing contributes 8,884 jobs and $1.8 billion to Maine's economy, about 20 percent of the forest products industry’s impact.

MFPC Boards of Directors and Advisors


Jim Contino – President
John Gray – Treasurer
Gordon Gamble – 1st VP
Nicolas Fontaine – 2nd VP
Peter Triandafillou – Secretary

Executive  Committee

Jim Robbins Sr. – Robbins Lumber
Steve Schley – Pingree Associates
Dick Robertson – Retired

Jason Brochu – Pleasant River Lumber

Ryan McAvoy – Sappi North America
Ben Carlisle – Prentiss & Carlisle
Eric Kingsley – Innovative Natural Resource

Other Board Members

John Bryant – American Forest Management

Scott Morrison – Retired 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

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

Tim Richards – 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
Allan Ryder – Timber Resource Group
Terry Walters – Retired
Jack Wadsworth – Wadsworth Woodlands


Tom Doak – SWOAM
Dana Doran- Professional Logging Contractors
Jeff Easterling – Nelma
Henry Whittemore- Maine Tree Foundation
Steve Shaler – Director and Professor School Forest
Mike St. Peter – Certified Logging Professionals

Board of advisors

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


News Archive
Calendar of Events

Candidates Breakfast - Old Town

All members are invited to meet local legislative candidates, get a look at the industry "roadmap" for Maine's forest economy and enjoy a complimentary breakfast.
When: Wed September 26 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Candidates Breakfast - Caribou

All MFPC members are invited to meet local legislative candidates and get a look at the "roadmap" for Maine's forest at one of five complimentary breakfasts. RSVP to
When: Thu September 27 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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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.