David has been the Executive Director of the Downeast Lakes Land Trust since 2014. Prior to joining DLLT, he worked in the outdoor recreation industry in Maine, Wyoming, and Virginia and conducted wildlife research in the northern Rockies, Appalachia, and Africa. He is a Registered Maine Guide, and has degrees in wildlife biology from Colorado State and Virginia Tech. He lives in Grand Lake Stream with his wife and assorted animals, and in his spare time he enjoys hunting, sailing, gardening, and renovating his 150-year-old farmhouse.
Laura has worked at DLLT since 2006. Her previous position was machine scheduler for Finished Products at Domtar Industries, Inc. in Baileyville. Laura worked 17 years with Georgia-Pacific Corporation and Domtar Industries holding positions ranging from Administrative Assistant to Environmental Specialist. Laura enjoys gardening and many outdoor activities.
Community Forest Manager
Brittany joined DLLT in the summer of 2016. Born and raised in the coastal Maine town of Rockland, she spent most of her days outdoors, hiking, biking, running, swimming, sailing, canoeing, and more. Upon graduating high school, she attended and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry and Surveying from the University of Maine at Orono. During her four years of college, Brittany worked for the U.S. Forest Service doing inventory in an experimental forest owned by the University. In the summer of 2013, Brittany worked for Prentiss & Carlisle doing timber harvest inspections, forest inventory, and harvest and road layout. In October of 2013, she moved to Michigan to begin her work with the Otsego Conservation District. While with the Conservation District, she was responsible for educating private landowners about natural resources and state and federal forestry programs.
Education and Outreach Manager
Colin joined DLLT in the summer of 2015. Before coming to Grand Lake Stream, he worked as an Environmental Educator and Naturalist in many parts of New England and has a passion for connecting children and adults to the outdoors. Colin has a BA in Sociology from the University of Connecticut and in his spare time enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, birding, gardening, playing music, and spending time with his family.