Northeast Region

NACD’s Northeast Region representative is Annica McGuirk, who is based in Maine. Contact Annica at


Executive Board Member: Linda Brownson, Wentworth, N.H.
Region Chair: Denise Savageau, Greenwich, Conn.
Region Vice Chair: Cliff Lane, Smethport, PA
National Conservation District Employees Association (NCDEA) Northeast Region Representative: Jeff Parker, Freehold, N.J.
National Association of State Conservation Agencies (NASCA) State Representatives

Staff: Annica McGuirk

On Deck:

Region Specific Resources:

Capacity Building Pilot:

Meeting Minutes:

Region Membership:

Name State Role Phone Email
Denise Savageau CT Board Member 203 – 622-9297 dmsavageau[at]
Jennifer Nelson DE State Association Executive Director 302 – 353-9733 jen.nelson[at]
Edwin Alexander DE Board Member (302)741-2600 (3) jen.nelson[at]
Jane Obbagy MA State Association Executive Director 617 – 921-1515 jobbagymacd[at]
Joe Smith MA Board Member 978 – 249-2306 woodsman54[at]
Lindsay Thompson MD State Association Executive Director 443 – 262-8491 Lindsay.mdag[at]
Frank Richardson MD Board Member 443 – 417-6413 fsrich49[at]
Carolyn Weymouth ME Board Member 207 – 296-2011 cweymouth[at]
Linda Brownson NH Executive Board – Northeast 603 – 764-5576 brownson[at]
Dorn Cox NH Board Member 603 781-6030 dornawcox[at]
Joseph Lomax NJ Board Member 609 – 465-6700 jlomax[at]
Blanche Hurlbutt NY State Association Executive Director 607 – 965-6316 blanche_13335[at]
Sam Casella NY Board Member 585 – 394-9359 sjcasellajr[at]
Brenda Shambaugh PA State Association Executive Director 717 – 238-7223 bshambaugh[at]
Clifford Lane PA Board Member cdlane[at]
Richard Went RI Board Member 401 – 345-3974 dwent[at]
Jill Arace VT State Association Executive Director 802 – 496-5162 jill.arace[at]
Linda Corse VT Board Member 802 – 496-5162 llcorse6[at]
Brian Farkas WV State Contact 304 – 558-2204 bfarkas[at]
Joe Gumm WV Board Member 304 – 636-2691 mrfarmjoe[at]

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