Rick Mayo


Rick is retired from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. He has been a Wednesday Warrior and on-island committee member for the past 8 years and joined the board in 2017. He describes his time as a volunteer as “fun and challenging” and and now as a board member he “looks forward to serving in this capacity helping to provide guidance and direction in preserving and maintaining Seguin Island.

  • On-Island Committee, Chair

Kim Emerson

Vice President

Kim was fortunate to grow up enjoying views of Seguin Island Light Station from her home in Cox’s Head, Phippsburg, Maine. She is honored to be part of preserving this historical landmark for future generations. Kim is the Gifted And Talented Coordinator for MSAD #75. She also serves as Executive Director for Maine ASCD. She loves being outdoors, especially hiking, skiing or kayaking, and spending time with her husband and two children.

  • Development Committee
  • On-Island Committee
  • Wednesday Warrior

Tom McNamara


Tom is a resident of West Bath and is an active volunteer on the Island.He comes to us having had a career in sale-marketing  covering office equipment, pharmaceutical, defense products and telecommunications across 34 countries. He served our county as a Marine Corps officer and is a Vietnam veteran. He is our Secretary.

  • Secretary
  • On-Island Committee
  • Wednesday Warrior

Ruth McCrea


After a few years working for the World Bank in Washington and traveling frequently to South America, Ruth spent most of her career in New York City and East Hampton, NY. Among other things, she worked in finance at Newsweek, was general manager of Natural History Magazine, ran an OB/GYN office, and worked in finance and accounting for a domestic violence agency. Ruth moved to Maine in early 2017 and joined the Board after a summer as a Wednesday Warrior. She is now Treasurer.

  • Treasurer
  • Museum/ Education Committee
  • On-Island Committee
  • Wednesday Warrior

Chris Hall

Born and raised in NH, Chris moved to Bath in 1973, enrolling in the Apprenticeshop wooden boatbuilding program. After finishing an American Studies major at Hampshire College, he and wife Sarah Robey built a house and raised their family in north Woolwich in the 1980s. Their daughter Hannah and son Eben were graduates of Wiscasset and Morse High Schools. Sarah is a primary care Physician Assistant with a 40-year practice in Wiscasset.

A self-employed woodworker, boat builder, and carpenter for many years, Chris switched to a library career in 1996, working at Patten Free Library in Bath and completing a graduate degree in Library and Information Science from UM Augusta. For 16 years, from 2001 until his retirement in 2017, he was Registrar and Curator of Exhibits at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. Working within the FOSILS organization has been a nice blend of hands-on and historical work for him.

  • Museum/Education Committee, Chair
  • On Island Committee

Charlotte Kaplan

Charlotte is a loan officer and Vice President at First Federal Savings and Loan, and is manager of its Wiscassett branch. She has been with the bank for over 20 years and enjoys working with people, helping them buy a home or pursue a business endeavor.

Charlotte has lived all her life in Woolwich. She has two adult daughters who live in Portland and she loves to spend breezy days with them sailing and exploring Casco Bay. She has a passion for “creating.” be it working with fibers, metal, clay, glass, etc., with quilting being her focus.

  • Events Commitee

Michelle Smith

Michelle has lived in Maine for almost 30 years and resides in Phippsburg with her husband of 23 years. Together they have developed and remodeled many real estate projects in the midcoast. Michelle has three children and two grandchildren.

  • Events Committee

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