Faculty

Maine Compost School Faculty

There are over 16 experienced faculty members that teach at the school. They are drawn from business, industry, research, teaching, extension, regulatory and publishing backgrounds. They all are anxious to share with students the information they have learned.  Listed below are the faculty for the Maine Compost School.

Indicates members of the Compost Team.

  • Dr. Bill Seekins,* Agricultural Researcher, Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources (Retired), Augusta
  • Mark King,* Environmental Specialist, Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Augusta
  • Mark Hutchinson,* Extension Professor, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Waldoboro
  • George MacDonald,*Sustainability Division Director,*Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Augusta
  • Greg Koller, Farm Superintendent, Highmoor Farm, Monmouth
  • Pauline Dube, CEO, Pat Jackson/Tri-City Septic, Belgrade
  • Ron Slater, Facility Manager, Farmington Compost Cooperative, Farmington
  • Tony Ramsey, General Manager, Living Acres, New Sharon
  • Dr. Will Brinton, CEO, Woods End Research Laboratory, Inc., Mt. Vernon
  • George Belmont, Site Superintendent, Hawk Ridge Compost Facility, Unity
  • Wes Kinney, Owner, Kinney Compost, Thorndike
  • Mike Pelletier, Lewiston/Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority, Lewiston
  • Mark Goddard, Owner/Operator Little River Composting, Lisbon Falls
  • Bill Crawford, Manager, MB Bark/We Compost It, Auburn
  • Harland and Jeff Bragg, Co-Owners Rainbow Valley Farms, Sidney

 

The Directors of the Maine Compost School are: 

Mark King, Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Dr. Bill Seekins, Maine Department of Agriculture (Retired)

Mark Hutchinson, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

George MacDonald, Maine Department of Environmental Protection