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 2019 Equestrian Trails TBD
Gary Marquis 2019 At Large - Aroostook County Caribou Parks & Recreation Department
Vacant 2019 Outdoor Recreation TBD
Bill Williams 2019 Non Govt Org Trails Small Woodlot Owners Association
Chris Riley 2020 Mountain Bike Trails New England Mountain Bike Association
Edward Coleman 2020 ATV Trails ATV Maine
Nancy Grant 2020 Paved Bicycling Trails Bicycle Coalition of Maine
Norman Poirier 2020 Municipal Trails Maine Recreation & Parks Association
Holly Sheehan 2020 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
April 18, 2018 2:00 PM Maine Trail Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes DEP Response Training Room, Augusta, ME Minutes (PDF 325KB)
April 18, 2018 2:00 PM Maine Trail Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda DEP Response Training Room, Augusta, ME Agenda (PDF 307KB)
November 15, 2017 9:00 AM Maine Trails Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes Bolton Hill Conference Room Minutes (PDF 313KB)
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 (PDF 305KB)

For more information contact:

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