Leslie Harroun

Leslie Harroun is Senior Program Officer at the Oak Foundation, where she has worked on climate change and marine conservation issues globally since 1998. Leslie has 20 years of experience working on environment and sustainable development issues. Prior to joining the Oak Foundation, Leslie was a Fulbright Scholar in Papua New Guinea where she chaired a national consortium engaged in protecting the intellectual, biological and cultural property rights of indigenous landowners. She also has worked for World Wildlife Fund, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and various small law firms in Washington, DC and Cambridge, MA. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Northeastern University Law School. Leslie served on Governor Baldacci's Ocean Energy Task Force from 2009-2010; is on the board of the Biodiversity Research Institute in Gorham, ME; and is a former board member of SmartPower, the Ecologic Development Fund and the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity. She is an avid photographer and gardener and has a special interest in global warming's impact to the poles. Leslie lives in Portland.

E. Christopher Livesay

E. Christopher Livesay is an attorney in private practice in Brunswick. A graduate of Wesleyan University and the Boston University School of Law, he represented Maine environmental groups as an advocate for the Coastal Action Resources Committee before serving two terms in the Maine House of Representatives. Mr. Livesay is a former chair of the Board of Environmental Protection and former Trustee of the Maine Audubon Society. He is also a former member of the Inland Fish and Wildlife Commissioner's Non-Game Advisory Council. He is presently a Trustee of both the Maine Historical Society and Parkview Memorial Hospital.

Jon Lund

Jon Lund is the publisher of the Maine Sportsman. He attended Augusta public schools, graduated from Bowdoin College and Harvard Law Schooland entered private law practice in Augusta in 1954. Following two years in the U.S. Army, He served on the Augusta City Council and was elected Kennebec County Attorney, a position he held for four years. Following eight years in the Maine House of Representatives and Maine Senate, he served a term as Maine Attorney General. He is a past President of both the Natural Resources Council of Maine and Maine Civil Liberties Union. He is former chair of the Board of Trustees of the Maine State Retirement System. Mr. Lund is on the Maine Board of the Conservation Law Foundation. He retired from law practice in 1985. In 1998, he was the recipient of DownEast magazine's "Conservationist of The Year" award.

Sean Mahoney

Sean Mahoney is vice-president and director of the Conservation Law Foundation’s Maine advocacy center. He has practiced environmental law since graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1992, first in San Francisco and then in Portland for 10 years before joining CLF in 2007. Sean has practiced in the courts of California, Vermont, Maine and Massachusetts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. He serves on a number of nonprofit boards, including GrowSmart Maine, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and the Falmouth Land Trust. Sean is a graduate of Bowdoin College and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sri Lanka. He lives in Falmouth with his wife Jennifer, 3 children and an assortment of animals.

Caroline Pryor

Caroline Pryor has worked for 30 years in the fields of land conservation and nonprofit management. She currently works as an independent consultant to a variety of nonprofit organizations and private landowners. Her experience includes fourteen years on the staff of Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Maine’s largest independent land conservation group, including ten years as Vice President. At the appointment of Governor McKernan, she served as a Commissioner of the Land Use Regulation Commission from 1992-1996. Caroline holds a B.Sc. in marine biology and environmental studies from McGill University. Caroline served as the MCV Board President from 2006 to 2011. She and her husband, David MacDonald, live in the town of Mount Desert with their two children, Eliza and Jesse.

Jym St. Pierre

James A. St. Pierre is a professional conservationist. He earned BA and MPS degrees from the University of Maine. From 1976-89, Jym worked for the Maine Department of Conservation. He served in senior staff positions in Maine with The Wilderness Society and Sierra Club from 1989-95. Since then he has been Maine Director of RESTORE: The North Woods, a regional conservation organization. His volunteer activities have included Maine League of Conservation Voters (Founding Director), Citizens to Protect the Allagash (Founding Chair), Maine Forest Biodiversity Project (Steering Committee), Maine Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (Trustee), Natural Resources Council of Maine (Officer), Kennebec Land Trust (Founding President), and Capital Area Camera Club (President).

Hannah Pingree

Hannah grew up on the island of North Haven and represented 10 islands and coastal towns in the State Legislature for four terms, including one as Speaker of the House. She graduated from North Haven Community School and Brown University and was a 19981999 Fellow for Leadership in Public Affairs for the Coro Foundation in New York City. Hannah works as a part-time consultant for Safer Chemicals, Safer Families, a national coalition advocating for the better regulation of chemicals. She also manages her family's Nebo Inn with her husband, Jason Mann, and raises her two children. She serves on the North Haven Community School Board, the board of trustees of the Island Institute, Waterman's Community Center, and the Environmental Health Strategy Center.