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Lucy Quimby, President
Lucy helped to found Bangor Land Trust in 2001, so that landowners and others who love the land could work together to conserve Bangor’s most valuable natural areas. Lucy is a retired clinical psychologist and enjoys sailing, bird watching, walking in the woods, learning about the natural world, and participation in Bangor's civic life.
Lucie Estabrook, Vice President
Lucie is a Principal at Deighan Wealth Advisors. She earned a B.S. in Accounting from Husson University and is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA). Lucie grew up in the fields and forests of Aroostook County and enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, and relaxing at camp. She made Bangor her home in 1989 and values its sense of community and proximity to Maine’s coasts and wilderness.
Chris Dalton, Secretary
Chris joined the BLT Board of Directors in 2009. He is co-owner of a software company in Bangor, where he lives with his wife and daughter. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Cal Poly and an M.S. in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon. Chris' professional focus is on decision analysis and valuation, where he has done various management consulting and software projects. Chris and his family live in the Bangor area because it has so many of the things important to them: outdoor recreation, architecture, good schools, interesting weather, and the community of a real town. Chris enjoys hiking, snowshoeing, biking, unicycling and canoe racing.
James W. Hinds, Treasurer
Jim was born and raised in Waterville, Maine. He holds a B.A. from Williams College, 1963 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University, 1968. Jim was a neuroscientist at Boston University School of Medicine from 1967-1983 and was a certified public accountant here in Bangor until 2011. He is interested in land conservation, wilderness hiking, birdwatching, botanizing, and the scientific study of lichens. Jim is a Founding Board Member.
Brian is a graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy and early in his career served as an officer in the Merchant Marine. For the past 35 years, Brian has worked in the power industry beginning with Northeast Engineering in Bucksport and completing numerous projects with Northeast including the commissioning of Greenville Steam Company. Brian owned and operated his own Energy consulting firm which completed several projects both internationally and domestically. Brian is currently the Plant Manager at the Casco Bay Energy Facility in Veazie, Maine. Brian and his wife
Danielle are active members of Saint Paul’s Parish in
Bangor and enjoy all outdoor activities in Bangor and
the surrounding areas with their 4 children.
For Grace Bartlett the woods, fields, frog ponds, and streams have been in her cells since growing up on a small farm in rural New Hampshire. Grace now lives in Bangor, is the Pastor at First Congregational Church, UCC, Brewer, and is a Maine Master Naturalist. In her spare time Grace is apt to be found absorbed in the wonder of creation as she wanders a trail with a hand lens, a camera, and notebook in hand.
Justin joined the BLT Board in 2019. After many years as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maine, he became an active member of BLT, first by serving on its Programs Comittee. He has always enjoyed exploring the natural environment- starting as a boy, walking through the fields and forests, on a farm in Athens, Maine. He has been a casual birder for many years, and still enjoys hiking and being outdoors. He volunteered as a docent at Orono Bog Boardwalk for 10 years, and is now training to be a Maine Master Naturalist.
Dave is a retired Forester and Saw Mill Manager. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Forestry from the University of Maine. He is a lifelong hunter and fisherman, and is a member of Ducks Unlimited, National Rifle Association, Maine Audubon, Orono Land Trust, Bangor Land Trust, and the Tennessee Squire Association. He is active in town affairs as the Chair of the Orono Tree Board, Orono Trail Committee and a member of the Orono Planning Board. In his retirement he has worked in various capacities to improve the environment through proper management of our natural resources. He lives in Orono with his "boss" of almost 50 years, Patricia, who helps him in most of his endeavors.