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, and monitored the Department of Boards and Commissions of Maine and New Brunswick. The Governor and Premier each appoint four (4) Commissioners from their region to act on their behalf in the governance of the SCIWC. Each Commissioner serves a two year term, after which they may be reappointed to an additional two (2) year by the appropriate government.
Boards and Commissions
Office of the Governor
State House Station 1
Augusta, ME 04333
Boards and Commission
Office of the Premier
PO Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E5B 5H1
George "Bob" Wallace, Co-Chair (2020)
David Apgar (2020)
Rick Scribner (2022)
Honorable Madonna Soctomah (2022)
David Whittingham, Co-Chair (2021)
Cleveland Allaby (2021)
George Guimond (2022)
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.
Government of the United States
Vacant Position (USA)
Government of Canada
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Area Director Southwest New Brunswick
State of Maine
Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry
Andy Cutco, Director
Bureau of Parks & Lands
Mark Deroche, Northern Region Parks Manager
Province of New Brunswick
Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development
Crown Lands Branch
Kenneth Kinney, Manager Planning Section
Lesley Wilbur, Land Planner
Mrs. Elizabeth Hyslop, BBA, FCIP
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.
The Program Coordinator assists the Executive Director and in the day-to-day operations and overseas the various projects.
Are you interested in becoming involved, either as a commissioner or in any other capacity?