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MFPC Boards of Directors and Advisors


Gordon Gamble – President
John Gray – Treasurer
Nicolas Fontaine – 1st VP
Ryan McAvoy- 2nd VP
Peter Triandafillou – Secretary

Executive  Committee

Jim Robbins Sr. – Robbins Lumber
Chris Fife – Weyerhaeuser
Jim Contino – Past President

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

Dick Pierce – Columbia Forest Products

Drew Cota – Cross Insurance

Ken Lamond – Family Forestry

Fred Morton – Farm Credit
Kevin Hynes – Hancock Lumber

Elgin Turner – H.C.  Haynes

Anthony Hourihan – J.D. Irving

Alex Ingraham – Pingree Associates

David Wilson – Katahdin Forest Mgmt.

Brian Flewelling – Key Bank

Eugene Mahar – LandVest Inc.

Winthrop Smith – Limington Lumber

Dale Currier – Louisiana Pacific

Charles Tardif – Maibec Logging

Dave Harvey – ND Paper

James Nicols – Nicols Brothers

Bill Kimble – 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

Fred Huntress – Retired
Terry Walters – Retired

Jack Wadsworth – Wadsworth Woodlands


Tom Doak – Small Woodlands Asso.
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.
Mark Doty – Individual Member
Richard Robertson – Retired
Mark Rabon – Integrated Forest Management



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Maine Forest Products Week

Celebrate Maine Forest Products Week! Congress designated the third week of October (October 18-24, 2020) as National Forest Products Week (NFPW) to recognize the value of forest products and commit to conservation practices that help responsibly manage U.S. forests. This week celebrates the role and impact of forests and wood as an integral component to our nation's society. The week provides an opportunity to focus public attention on Maine’s forests and forest products industry and celebrate their importance to our state. Members of the industry, led by the Maine Forest Products Council, are planning a series of activities designed to engage and educate the public and the media.

When: Sun October 18 8:00 AM - Sat October 24 11:00 PM

MFPC Board Meeting

When: Thu November 12 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: MFPC Office, 535 Civic Center Drive, Augusta Maine
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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.