Maine Trails Advisory Committee


What is the Maine Trails Advisory Committee?

  • Established in 1993 by the then Maine Department of Conservation.
  • To assist in the coordination of federal/state trails planning with other statewide, regional and local planning efforts.
  • Establish funding priorities for Recreational Trail Program grants.
  • Assist planning trail corridors.
  • Provide representation of trail user groups in state trail programs.
  • Assist in the implementation of applicable goals and strategies from the Maine Statewide Comprehensive Recreation Plan (SCORP).

Committee Members

Member Term Ends Last Day of Trail Interest Representation Organization
Vacant 2016 Equestrian Trails TBD
Gary Marquis 2016 At Large - Aroostook County Caribou Parks & Recreation Department
Vacant 2016 Outdoor Recreation TBD
Bill Williams 2016 Non Govt Org Trails Small Woodlot Owners Association
Vacant 2017 Mountain Bike Trails New England Mountain Bike Association
Edward Coleman 2017 ATV Trails ATV Maine
Nancy Grant 2017 Paved Bicycling Trails Bicycle Coalition of Maine
Norman Poirier 2017 Municipal Trails Maine Recreation & Parks Association
Holly Sheehan 2017 Back Country Trails Maine Appalachian Trail Club
Bob Meyers 2018 Snowmobile Trails Maine Snowmobile Association
Jedediah Talbot 2018 Water Trails Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Tamara Whitmore 2018 Environmental Education Maine Environmental Education Association
Tracy Willette, Chair 2018 At Large - Central ME Bangor Parks & Recreation Department
Charlie Woodworth 2018 Nordic Ski Trails TBD

Public Meetings

Date and Time Headline Location Additional Information
November 15, 2017 9:00 AM MTAC Grant Review and Award Meeting Bolton Hill Conference Room, Augusta, ME Agenda (PDF 307KB)
May 17, 2017 9:00 AM Maine Trails Advisory Committee May Meeting Harlow Building, Augusta, ME Agenda

For more information contact:

Doug Beck
Outdoor Recreation Supervisor
Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
54 Independence Drive
Augusta, Maine 04333
(207) 624-6090