The Board of Directors was established at the nonprofit’s official incorporation on August 25th, 2019.
Ben Ayers, Chair
Ben Ayers is a Bates College graduate and previous intern at Nezinscot Farm. Ben is currently Executive Director of the dZi Foundation, a nonprofit that works in Nepal to build sustainable communities. Ben has extensive knowledge of running nonprofits, from initial development to lasting growth and the center is thrilled to have him part of the team.
Dustin Williamson, Vice Chair
Dustin Williamson is a French/Spanish language acquisition facilitator at Leavitt Area High School in Turner, Maine and also the head coach of the schools Nordic skiing team. Dustin is an active member of the New England Nordic skiing community and has several years working with nonprofit groups on development, fundraising, and management.
Samantha Varney, Treasurer
Samantha Varney is Roy Varney’s older sister and Leavitt Nordic skiing alum. Samantha has several years of experience with marketing and development for nonprofits and will be managing the reporting and incorporation paperwork for the center.
Thomas Rabon, Trails & Development
Thomas Rabon oversees the creation and use of the MOWC facilities and trails. He also mobilizes the local volunteers and contractors to perform services to this end and engages with supporters and community. Thomas Rabon is an avid outdoorsman and spent most of his time in high school through college competing nationally for cross country skiing.
Natasha Varney, Secretary
Natasha Varney manages the general correspondence and official mailings for the center and registers incoming donations and deposits. She is also a certified yoga instructor, a comprehensive health coach, a holistic nutritionist, and an aspiring registered dietitian. With previous experience as a fitness instructor for the YMCA, a ski coach for the local high school, and personal trainer.