BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mari is the Workforce Development Director for the Retail Association of Maine as well as the executive director of the non-profit arm of RAM, the Maine Business Education Partnership. Mari has served as a member on several Board of Directors and fundraising committees. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire and has resided in Southern ME/NH ever since. Mari is a certified interpretive guide, receiving her certification from the National Association of Interpretation, where she utilizes her skills as a Docent at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in NH. Mari was one of the first Docents at the Center for Wildlife when the program launched in 2014. Mari became a board member in 2017 with the goal of making a difference in the natural world and CFW by lending her Marketing, Networking, Operational and HR skills to our governing body.
Eric is New England native and is the Assistant Director of Project Management at SilverTech, a Digital Marketing Agency in Manchester, NH. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder where he studied Environmental Science and Climate. Eric has always loved wildlife and the outdoors and was first introduced to the Center for Wildlife when he was employed by construction management firm Jewett Construction. He played an integral role in the planning for the Center for Wildlife’s new facility, admired the mission and got to know the Board and Staff over the past two years. Eric lives in the Seacoast, NH region with his wife and two children, where they look forward to supporting and helping CFW grow.
Kimberly first intersected with the Center for WIldlife while chaperoning her daughter's school field trip to Mount Agamenticus. CFW's amazing education program deeply impressed and touched her. Kimberly enjoys being in the wonderful New England forests enjoying nature and wildlife by mountain biking or hiking with her four children. Kimberly works as a Vice President & Senior Treasury and Payment Services Officer for Bangor Savings Bank; a mutual bank dedicated to serving the community. Kimberly has a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Michigan State University Law School. She is an active member of the Michigan Bar Association. Kimberly also enjoys consulting for nonprofits on board development, corporate governance, strategic planning, program quality assessment, leadership development and fundraising. Kimberly is honored to be a member of the CFW board team.
Kim has been in the travel industry for over 40 years-first with Garber Travel in Portsmouth and now as a Travel Advisor with Posh Travel in Greenland ,NH. She has always been intrigued with travel and what there is to explore and experience all over the world. Having traveled the world she has been fortunate to see all types of wildlife in their natural habitat- from Africa to Australia which has given her a passion for how we care for all wildlife species. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration. Kim enjoys kayaking, hiking, bicycling and most of all downhill skiing !
Kim and her husband Ron have been involved with The Center for Wildlife from the very beginning with rescuing all types of birds and wildlife.
She also has volunteered at several animal rescues/ sanctuaries in Utah and locally.
They live in Kittery with their 7 cats (indoor only !)
Joe grew up in Rye, NH. From an early age, he surrounded himself with a myriad of birds and animals. Upon graduation from college, he settled into a career in the building industry and continues in that field today, 40 years later.
Joe and his wife Julie currently live on the New Hampshire Seacoast where they have a diverse variety of birds and animals . They are both licensed wildlife rehabilitators in NH . Joe served on the Center for Wildlife board seven years ago, and rejoined the board two years ago. Joe's passion remains the well being of both domestic and wild creatures and the betterment of the Center for Wildlife.