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
Cathy Small 2022 Equestrian Trails Maine Trail Riders Association
Dick Howlett 2022 At Large - Aroostook County Trails Star City ATV Club
Jane Arbuckle 2022 Non Govt Org Trails Maine Coast Heritage Trust - MLTN
Jedediah Talbot 2022 Professional Trail Builders Off the Beaten Path LLC
Gabe Perkins 2022 Interurban Multi-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 and Park Association
Carey Kish 2023 Back Country Trails Freelance Backcountry Trail Enthusiast
Mike Glass Jr. 2024 Snowmobile Trails Maine Snowmobile Association
Noah Pollack 2024 Water Trails Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Matt Polstein 2024 At-Large Central Maine New England Outdoor Center
Dan Baumert 2024 Nordic Ski Trails Maine Nordic Interests

Public Meetings

  • None scheduled at this time.
  • Past Public Meetings

    Date and Time Headline Location Additional Information
    May 26, 2022 Maine RTP Advisory Committee Meeting MS Teams Agenda
    Minutes
    January 20, 2022 Maine RTP Advisory Committee Meeting MS Teams Agenda
    Minutes
    December 10, 2021 Maine RTP Advisory Committee Meeting MS Teams Agenda
    Minutes
    March 31, 2021 Maine RTP Advisory Committee Meeting Zoom Agenda
    Minutes
    January 13, 2021 Maine RTP Advisory Committee Meeting MS Teams Agenda (PDF)
    Minutes (PDF)

    For more information contact:

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