2016-2017 Board Members
Ruth Rossi Blaney – Degrees from Vassar and Fordham; Lawyer (retired) for Morgan Stanley, New York City; Membership & Volunteers Committee.
Michael Blythe – Degree from Oxford University in Literature; HM Royal Marines; Structural Engineer, in offshore oil industry, West Africa, Persian Gulf, India, Indonesia and Far East.
Ann Caswell – Executive Committee. Degrees from Connecticut College, UC Berkeley, Arcadia University; high school English teacher, New Hampshire native; book group, cooking club, Footloose Friends; Blueberry Jammers; Membership & Volunteers Committee.
Abigail Conrad - a developmental biologist who served as faculty at Kansas State University, has settled in Bar Harbor, full time, after 40 years of summer affiliation with the MDI Biological Laboratory.
William Dohmen – Vice President. Retired banker. Retired University Professor. Taught ten English literature courses for ASC. Past President of ASC. Also past Treasurer, and Finance Committee Chair.
Linda Dunn - has retired from her work as a maternal/fetal medicine physician in Philadelphia. Since settling in Somesville, she has been active in the Abbe Museum and the Rhoades Park Butterfly Garden as well as ASC.
David Einhorn – Degrees from University of Pennsylvania, London School of Economics, Georgetown Law School. Practiced law in New York, New Jersey and Maine. Jax Lab 22 years. ASC Instructor.
Nathaniel Fenton – President. Practicing law in Bar Harbor since 1972; former Chairman of the Bar Harbor School Board, Chairman of the MDI High School Board; Chairman of the Bar Harbor Warrant Committee; currently: Boards of Island Housing Trust, Friends of Acadia and MDI Historical Society, and Finance Committee of MDI Hospital.
Steve Handel – has lived in the Hulls Cove area since 2003, came here after a teaching career at the University of Tennessee. He has taught ASC courses in Perception and in Bicycle Maintenance.
Janice Kenyon - chairs the ASC Events Committee, moved to Southwest Harbor from Vermont. She and her husband, George Soules, are software developers and run a software consulting business.
Ward MacKenzie – Treasurer. Degrees from Worcester Polytechnic and Dartmouth; Executive in computer and telcom industries; Board, MDI Community Sailing Center; ASC members since 2000; chair of ASC Finance Committee.
Linda Martin - comes from a nursing and healthcare background, served for 25 years as director of the Health Center at Hampden-Sydney College. Linda has served on the Bar Harbor Warrant Committee and currently serves on the Town Board of Appeals and Board of Assessment Review.
Sandy McFarland – Secretary. 8th generation MDIslander. MBA from University of Maine, Orono. Management Staff, Jackson Lab for 45 years. Bar Harbor and MDI High School boards; YMCA board; Bar Harbor Town Council; MDI Historical Society board; Bar Harbor Yacht Club; National Ski Patrol; summer Tour Guide.
Daniel Poteet – Harvard; University of Illinois, PhD, Medieval English Literature; Senior arts college/ liberal arts college administrator; Schoodic Institute Board; Maine College of Art – Trustee.
Charles Stanhope – Univ. of Maine, Catholic University of America- Library Science; US Army, ACOO at US Library of Congress; Volunteers: ASC Curriculum-Chair, Maine Arts Commission-Chair, Southwest Harbor Public Library and Maine Historical Society Boards.