In 2016, local hope for the The Waldo's survival led to the formation of a new board of directors.
Janet McMahon - President
Janet is an ecologist who works with conservation organizations and private landowners to identify conservation priorities and manage their land. She has a BS from Colby College and an MS from the University of Maine. Janet is a founder of the Medomak Valley Land Trust, has served on its board, and currently chairs its Lands Committee. She organized the Kinderkonzert program at the Waldo Theatre for fifteen years and her family volunteered and performed in many productions. She and her husband Chris Davis moved to Waldoboro in 1984 and raised their two daughters there.
Keri Lupien - Vice President
Keri worked in the fine wine sales department of Pine State Beverage for ten years and now spends her time raising her children and working in her husband's greenhouse business, Moose Crossing Garden Center in Waldoboro.When her eldest child showed interest in theater she realized how important it was to invest time, energy, and money into the Waldo before it was lost forever. Keri sees the theatre as an important piece of Waldoboro’s history and believes the arts are at the very core of our humanity, regardless of color, creed, education, or socio-economic background. She is also actively involved with Midcoast Conservancy.
Bruce Metrick - Treasurer
Bruce is a Project Manager currently working for Cianbro Corporation. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Master’s in Business Administration from Lehigh University. Bruce served on the Waldoboro Budget Committee for three years and did volunteer work for the Medomak Valley Land Trust water sampling program. Bruce is a U.S. Navy Veteran.Bruce and his wife Margo have lived in Waldoboro for 11 years.
Barbara Boardman - Secretary
Barbara Boardman is an architectural and landscape designer and a certified organic farmer. She fell in love with Maine while attending College of the Atlantic and later did her graduate studies at Harvard School of Design in Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Moving to Waldoboro in 2000 with her family she became an active member of the Waldoboro Planning Board, the Comprehensive Plan Committee, and the Waldoboro Farmers Market. As a member of the Building Committee her focus is the renovation and maintenance of the historic structure. She strongly feels that The Waldo’s reinstatement into the cultural life of our community is key to local economic development.
Sanford Crane - Board Member
Sandy is an attorney whose practice in Massachusetts concentrates on estate and business planning and small business representation. He is a graduate of Bowdoin College and holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Law (Taxation) degrees from Boston University.Sandy is a U.S. Army Veteran. Sandy and his wife Penelope have lived in the mid-coast area since 1999 and in Waldoboro since 2009.
Amanda Stover - Board Member
Amanda Stover is a logistics and operations analyst, media consultant, and project manager. She has several years of experience in digital/print marketing. She has a degree in International Business & Logistics, specializing in supply chain management, data, and analytics, as well as professional certifications in transportation and project management.
Originally from Vermont, Amanda is a resident of Belfast but has worked locally for several years. When not working, she is involved in several community activities, including theater, music, and coaching youth sports.
Ken Stevenson - Board Member
Ken Stevenson brings a variety of skills and wonderful enthusiasm to the Waldo board. After graduating from Brown University with a concentration in religious studies, Ken pursued several different career paths, including stints as a stock broker and as an executive in several high-tech software start ups. In 2002, Ken became Director of Resident Life at the Hun School in Princeton (NJ), his alma mater, and worked there for ten years. Given the chance to help launch a full residential program at Lincoln Academy in Damariscotta, Ken and his family moved back to the family farm in Waldoboro, which his grandfather purchased in the 1930s. Ken is currently the Design, Engineering and Technology Department Head and head varsity soccer coach at Lincoln Academy. His wife, Ali, is the director for Communications at Midcoast Conservancy located in Edgecomb. They have five children, Andrea, Campbell, Connor, Tucker and Riley, three dogs and a cat. Ken loves coaching soccer, reading and sailing.