Peter Kallin retired in May, 2012, as the Executive Director of the Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, a position he held for 5 years. Pete is a retired university water resources extension specialist, Professional Wetlands Scientist (PWS), and environmental engineer with more than thirty years of experience in engineering and scientific project management. A retired Navy Commander, his experience in that service included air support for the hunt for the real Red October submarine. He is a member of the Maine Land Trust Network (MLTN) Steering Committee and currently serves as the President of the Maine Lakes Society. He is a member of the Maine Community Foundation Fund for Land Conservation (LAND) review committee and an Atlantic Salmon Federation “Fish Friends” mentor. An avid sportsman, Pete fishes, hunts, and lives in Rome, Maine, with his wife, Linda.