Board of Directors


Amy Titcomb, President (Alfred)

Off-grid homesteader raising dairy goats, chickens, turkeys, and two cute humans. Homeschool mom. Coordinator for Welcoming the Stranger in Portland.

Carl Davis, Vice President (Acton)

Organic farmer and trail enthusiast.

Madge Baker, Clerk/Secretary (Shapleigh)

Lawyer, member of Shapleigh Planning Board, chair of Maine Land Conservation Attorneys’ Network, author of “Woven Together in York County, Maine”, enthusiastic gardener and birder.

Fred Holt, Treasurer (Alfred)

Treasurer of the Town of Alfred


John Bozak (Lebanon)

Farmer, retired forester (University of New Hampshire Professor Emeritus), Society of American Foresters (member), York County Farmers’ Network (member and past chair), Lebanon Conservation Commission member, York County Soil & Water Conservation District board member, Maine Woodland Owners board member, gardener, bibliophile.

Lee Burnett (Springvale)

Writer, networker and handyman devoted to trails and local impact projects that make us feel better about the world. He enjoys covering long distances under human power.

Ned Daly (Alfred)

Sustainability Strategist with Diversified Communications – has worked on sustainable markets in a variety of resources for 25 years. Ned worked in seafood for the last decade with SeaWeb. Previously he was director of RugMark International (now GoodWeave), a certification program for child-labor-free rugs coming from Southeast Asia. He also served as chief operating officer for the Forest Stewardship Council in the United States, managing relationships with industry leaders and a diversity of key stakeholders including conservation nongovernment organizations, policymakers and industry trade associations. Ned has also worked on sustainable markets in the agricultural sector and the relationship between resource extraction and ecosystem health.

Keith Davis (Shapleigh)

Co-founder of MapleStone School in Acton – a non-traditional school for at risk youth. Small time farmer of animals and vegetables, passionate about the natural world.

Anna Desmond (Shapleigh)

Chairperson Shapleigh Conservation Commission, organic gardener, enjoys time spent outdoors in our wonderful natural environment.

David Mann (Shapleigh)

Semi-retired professor of Biochemistry and Nutrition. Member of the Shapleigh Conservation Committee. He enjoys hiking, gardening, cooking and old houses.

Jean Noon, (Springvale)

Organic Sheep Farmer, Sculptor, Retired Art Teacher, conservationist, retired teacher, York County Soil and Water Conservation District, York County Farmers’ Network, Southwest Maine Forest Fragmentation Coalition, Small Woodlot Owners’ Association of Maine, Advisory Council and Grant Reader for USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, grant writer/consultant Great Works Regional Land Trust