Meet Our Board

Mel Croft, President – Mel grew in small towns in western and southern Florida and earned a bachelor’s degree University of South Florida and a master’s degree from the Florida State University, both in geology. He worked for Chevron in New Orleans as a petroleum geologist for 17 years, exploring for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico. Mel then transferred to California to work in Chevron’s international division, where he had the good fortune to travel the world for 11 years until retiring 2007.

Mel has served on the board of the East Pond Association since 2007, the BRCA board since 2008 and as the BRCA President since 2010. He also chairs the BRCA Youth Conservation Corps committee. I serve on the board of the Maine Lake Resource Center (MLRC). He’s also president of the Smithfield Maine Historical Society and recently co-authored a book on the history of Smithfield (which is on sale at the MLRC).

He enjoys hiking, fishing, boating, gardening, cross country skiing, snow-shoeing, and ice skating and occasionally lead geology hikes into the Kennebec Highlands; but M\most of all I enjoy spending my retirement years with my best friend-my wife Kathy!

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Dick Greenan, Treasurer – Mr. Richard “Dick” Greenan is the author of “A Practical Atlas of TMJ and Cephalometric Radiology” and has been published in numerous journals and textbooks on Radiology, Orthodontics and TMJ. In addition to being a former member of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, the International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, the International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics, the Academy of Osseointegration and the International Association for Orthodontics, Mr. Greenan has lectured worldwide presenting lectures and hands-on programs on Dental Radiology.

Dick is currently the Co-Chair of the Rome Planning Board, sits on the RSU 18 School’s Facilities Committee, is Secretary of the Belgrade Interlakes Dams Committee, Treasurer, Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Board, Webmaster, Raffle and Water Quality Initiative Chairman for the Belgrade Lakes Association in addition to being a certified Maine Hunter Safety Instructor. Dick has been on the BRCA Board for 10 years and lives with his wife Sue-Ellen in Rome on upper Long Pond.

Mark Heuberger – Mark has been a Board member since 2011 and has been involved  with the Milfoil and Lake Trust Committees.  Mark is originally from Virginia, has lived in many locations around the country, including 20 years in the Boston area, and has been a resident of Belgrade Lakes for 12 years.  He has a B.S.  in Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College and an M.S. in Geology from the University of Nevada. He was previously on the Board of the Belgrade Lakes Association for 6 years, chairing the Water Quality Committee and serving as co-chair for the Stop Milfoil Campaign. Mark spends his summers helping his wife Pam operate Camp Runoia on Great Pond. During the rest of the year, he has a consulting practice focussed on helping both private companies and government agencies improve their environmental, health, and safety management systems. In his free time, Mark enjoys skiing, sailing, hiking, landscaping, and golf. 

Jodie Mosher-Towle – Jodie has been a board member since 2013. She was born and raised in Smithfield, Maine but spent 11 of the past 15 living in Connecticut.  Jodie earned her Associate’s Degree in Marketing from University of Maine Orono, Bachelor of Education at University of Southern Maine, Master of Education at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. She taught middle school math and science for 10 years. Jodie has served on the North Pond Association’s Board of Directors since 2005 and writes the North Pond News(letter) twice a year. She has twin 14 year old sons who keep her on her toes and a 17 year old step-son. She enjoys early morning SUP time, kayaking, golfing, boating,  fishing, traveling, reading, gardening, preserving jams, cooking, writing and watching the boys play all of their sports! She and her husband, Jeff, live full time on North Pond with the boys and Lucky, their cat. 

Bill Swan – Avid outdoorsman and Registered Maine Guide. Has served on the BRCA board and Land Trust Committee for many years. He’s lived on Long Pond for 25 years and currently lives on Parker Pond in Chesterville. Bill has worked for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife for the past 13 years and loves all things associated with the outdoor world.

Chris Cook

Pat Donahue

Pete Kallin

Maggie Shannon