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ABOUT

Meet Our Team

Get to Know Us

David Miller
Executive Director

David has lived and worked around the world, and he has climbed, hiked, fished, and explored wherever he has been. At RLHT, he focuses on bringing people together to conserve land, water, and sky. His wife, Linda, is a poet, and his children, Jennifer and Aubrey, share his passion for the natural world.

Tracie Clinch
Office Manager

Tracie was raised in Rangeley, after graduating she left the area to continue her education. She returned to the area 15 years ago to raise her children. In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her family and baking.

Jason Latham
Natural Resource Specialist

Jason grew up in New Hampshire and moved to Rangeley in 2019. He attended Unity College and Antioch University of New England where he studied wildlife conservation and environmental science. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and exploring with his wife and daughter.

Heather & Randy Targett
Campground Managers

Randy & Heather started managing CLPC in 2010. Randy has a long career contractor and has always lived in Franklin County, ME. Heather has a business/accounting degree from the University of Maine at Farmington. Both are Master Maine Guides. They love to hunt, fish, and spend time with their NAVHDA dog.

Shelby Rousseau
Deputy Director | Stewardship Director

Shelby grew up in Farmington, CT, attended a local community college, and the University of Maine, where she studied fish and wildlife. In 1998 she began her career as RLHT’s first land steward. She is a Registered Maine Guide, Licensed EMT, and ski patroller at Saddleback. Shelby enjoys fly-fishing, hunting, and travel. 

Amanda Laliberte
Programs | Communications

Amanda has a BS in Outdoor Education and a BA in Sociology and Anthropology. She started with RLHT in 2016 as an EcoVenture Counselor. Amanda is an avid lover of the outdoors; hiking, boating, skiing, ice-fishing, and snowmobiling are a few of her favorites. 

Patrick Sullivan
Development Associate

Patrick grew up in Boston, MA. He received his MBA from Babson College. He has been enjoying the Rangeley area his whole life, fishing, hiking, skiing, and hunting in the area. Patrick relocated to Rangeley in 2020 and joined the Trust full-time in 2022.

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Our Board of Directors

I’m a union organizer turned home renovator with dreams of spending all day, every day in the woods. I’m from “away” but happy to finally live “here” (Portland) with my wife, Candice. I first came to Western Maine chasing trout but keep coming back for the trees, the history, and the wildness.
Laura Appell-Warren is Director of Global Citizenship at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, MA. She and her family, which now includes six grandchildren, have been coming to Little Kennebago since 1985. Laura is an invasive plant patroller and participates annually in the loon count.
“My career started at IBM, went through an entrepreneurial phase, retired from the Vanguard Group. My family has been coming to Kennebago Lake for six generations. I fly fish.”

President of Butler Bros. in Lewiston, Maine. Pat Lives in Portland, Maine, with his wife Patti and dog, Lucy. They have three grown sons, Michael, Matt, and Andrew. Pat & Patti have owned property in Oquossoc since 2004, and they love the Rangeley Lakes Region.

Linda came to Rangeley from the Boston area in 1989 after a career in the corporate world. Owner of Ecopelagicon since 1993, she continues her business in outdoor recreation on Haley Pond. Linda has a daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughter in Rangeley.

Geoff and his wife Marina live in Burlington, Vermont with their two boys. He is a partner in a mission-driven law firm focused on energy and environmental issues. His family’s ties to Mooselook go back many years, and he values each moment spent in the woods, lakes, and mountains of western Maine.

Dan and his wife Debbie own a house at Haines Landing in Oquossoc. For 25 years, they’ve come to Rangeley with their family, and in 2019 decided to make it their permanent home. Dan also currently serves on the Saddleback Mountain and Mooselookmeguntic Improvement Association boards.

Alex and his family have deep roots in the Rangeley region and he has been coming here since he was born. He enjoys fly fishing, snowmobiling, and many more of the activities Rangeley has to offer. Conservation and forestry have been passions for him since a young age.

Emmett Lescroart, his wife, and their five children discovered the Rangeley Lakes Region in 1991. They built a home on Mooselookmeguntic Lake in 1993 and have spent their summers there ever since. After a successful career with private equity, Emmett manages his investments.

Renee specializes in strategic planning, organizational research, executive coaching, and change management. Her Ph.D. is in organization systems, and she works with private, public, and not-for-profit clients. Renee and her husband own Wildwind Camps on Mooselook and live in Boston. She loves the peace, quiet, and recreation in the area. 

Sarah Medina is a forester, retired from Seven Islands Land Company. Her experience includes public use of private land, environmental regulations, land leases, timberland taxation, and working collaboratively. She is committed to public service and is a life-long Gold Award Girl Scout.

Native of Old Orchard Beach, Maine. served in the Marine Corps. Retired as a partner in Wilmer Hale Law Firm. Member of the Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Honors College at UMass, Amherst Campus. Active in Conservation, and Community Preservation in Maine and Massachusetts

A Maine native, Cynthia grew up in Bangor and was educated at the University of Maine( BA and MEd) and an honorary doctorate from St Joseph’s College of Maine. She has been a seasonal resident of Rangeley for 50 years and serves on the development committee for the Heritage Trust.

“Married to Ellen with five kids and three grandchildren. Share my time between Oquossoc, ME, and Park City, UT. Still work in the investment management business. Love western Maine and am more excited about the Trust than I ever have been.” 

“I grew up outside Baltimore and spent my childhood summers in Maine. My college years were spent in Northern New England, and I knew then that this is where I feel restored and at peace. My husband and five children share my affinity for Rangeley. And now the next generation is falling in love too.”
Paul began visiting Rangeley in the early ’80s with Laura. They both have been visiting regularly since living on the West Coast for 20 years. In 2012 Laura and Paul built their house on Stephens Road and moved to Rangeley full-time. In 2019 Laura and Paul opened Portage Tap House.

“I was very fortunate to have been introduced to the Rangeley Lakes area by my mother and stepfather as a young boy. Having grown up in New Haven, CT, Rangeley was my first exposure to the great outdoors. I have been captivated ever since and have been returning for over 70 years. Following college at Yale, I served 5 years in the US Navy as a pilot during the Vietnam War. After my military service, I joined the firm of Brown Brothers Harriman in Boston. Much to my surprise, it became my business career, enjoying the work, my colleagues, and ultimately becoming a Partner of the firm.”

Rob retired 2004 from K-12 Ed. Admin. He is the owner of Pleasant Street Inn and serves on Rangeley’s Board of Selectmen, Rangeley Economic Development Committee, Rangeley Comprehensive Plan, Rangeley Chamber of Commerce BOD and is Saddleback volunteer ski patrol and a Director of Wilderness Education Association.
Kate is Director of Food and Beverage Saddleback Ski Operations, previous GM and Owner of the Gingerbread House and Stonybatter Enterprises, and Chair of the Rangeley Region Economic Opportunity Committee.