Angela at the 2013 Tour de Merrymeeting Bay

At the 2013 Tour de Merrymeeting Bay

Angela has been the Executive Director of Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust since 2008. Prior to that, she worked as the Government and Community Relations Coordinator for the Nature Conservancy’s Maine Chapter.  She also managed two successful campaigns to pass $50 million and $35 million public land bonds in Maine in 1999 and 2007 respectively.  She worked for Project Vote Smart from its inaugural year in 1991 through 1997, directing the project’s national voter information and research services.  She has also been active in her community serving as Chair of the Topsham Conservation Commission, Board member of the Maine League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, and (previous to her hiring) as Vice President of the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust. She is currently serving as a member of the Maine Land Trust Network Steering Committee, State Wildlife Action Plan Steering Committee, Terrafirma Members Committee, Brunswick FoodShed Board of Directors, and Merrymeeting Soccer Club Board of Directors. She is a graduate of Bates College and studied ecology in the Brazilian rain forest through the School for International Training.  She is a Maine native, having grown up in Turner and Auburn, and currently resides in Topsham with her husband and four children.