Maine Recreational Trails Program Advisory Committee

What is the Maine Recreational Trails Program 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
Mike Grass Jr. 2021 Snowmobile Trails Maine Snowmobile Association
Noah Pollack 2021 Water Trails Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Tracy Willette 2021 At-Large - Central Maine Bangor Parks & Recreation Dept
Charlie Woodworth 2021 Nordic Ski Trails Maine Nordic Interests
Cathy Small 2022 Equestrian Trails Maine Trail Riders Association
Richard Howlett 2022 At-Large - Aroostook County Star City ATV Club
Jane Arbuckle 2022 Non-Govt Org Trails Maine Coast Heritage Trust
Jedediah Talbot 2022 Professional Trail Builders Off the Beaten Path LLC
Gabe Perkins 2022 Interurban Mlti-use Trails Maine Trail Coalition
Deborah Bowker 2023 Mountain Bike Trails Carrabasset Valley Recreation Dept
John Raymond 2023 ATV Trails ATV Maine
Jean Sideris 2023 Paved Bicycling Trails Bicycle Coalition of Maine
Robin Kerr 2023 Municipal Trails Maine Recreation & Park Association
Carey Kish 2023 Back Country Trails Freelance Backcountry Trails Enthusiast

Public Meetings

  • None scheduled at this time.
  • Past Public Meetings

    Date and Time Headline Location Additional Information
    March 31, 2021 10:30 AM Maine Trails Advisory Committee Meeting Via Zoom - Online Meeting Agenda
    December 9, 2020 2:30 PM Maine Trails Advisory Committee Meeting Via Microsoft Teams - online Meeting Agenda
    April 23, 2020 2:30 PM Maine Trails Advisory Committee Meeting Via Zoom - online meeting Agenda
    November 22, 2019 9:00 AM Maine Trails Advisory Committee Meeting Deering Building Room 106, Augusta, ME Agenda
    March 27, 2019 1:00 PM Maine Trails Advisory Committee Meeting Maine DEP Training Room - 7 Chimney Lane, 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