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Based on the 1986 Memorandum of Understanding between the State of Maine and the Province of New Brunswick, the Board of Directors is composed of Commissioners, Observers, Liaisons and the Executive Director.  


Commissioners are appointed by the Governor of Maine and the Premier of New Brunswick. The Governor and Premier each appoint four (4) Commissioners who reside within the watershed to oversee the governance of the Commission. 

The State of Maine 

Boards and Commissions 

Office of the Governor

State House Station 1

Augusta, ME 04333

The Province of New Brunswick

Executive Council Office

Agencies, Boards and Commissions Unit

Chancery Place

PO Box 6000

Fredericton, NB E5B 5H1


Richard Scribner (Co-Chair)

David Apgar

Geroge 'Bob' Wallace

Madonna Soctomah


Cleveland Allaby (Co-Chair)

George Guimond

Ross Stairs

Heather Richmond

Federal  Observers and Government Liaisons

The Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America each appoint a federal observer to the Commission to represent the governments of both countries.

The governments of New Brunswick and the State of Maine each appoint a liaison as a representative to participate within the commission.  

Federal Observers

Government of the United States


Vacant Position (USA)

Government of Canada

Department of Fisheries and Oceans 

Noel D'entremont, Acting Area Director for Southwest New Brunswick

Government Liaisons 

State of Maine

Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry 

Matthew Hamilton, Northern Regional State Park Manager


Province of New Brunswick

Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development

Lesley Wilbur, Land Planner

Executive Director
Neal Berry

The Executive Director of the SCIWC is a contracted position funded jointly by the Province of New Brunswick and the State of Maine to carry out the duties of the Commission. 

There are many ways to be involved

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