<strong>Logan Johnson, </strong><br><strong>Executive Director</strong>
Logan Johnson,
Executive Director

Logan is excited to work with people interested in helping others discover the forest as a sustainable natural resource that provides services communities depend on. Raised in rural Washington County, Maine, he didn’t find his passion for forests until he was a student at the University of Maine, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Forestry degree. He lives in Westbrook, ME with his partner, Sarah, and their pup, Calla Lilly. Email:logan[at]mainetree.org

<strong>Cathy Jo Herlihy, </strong><br><strong>Office Manager</strong>
Cathy Jo Herlihy,
Office Manager

CJ grew up in Skowhegan and is a Skowhegan High School graduate. She has worked in the administrative field for 30 years; this is her second stint working for the TREE Foundation. She worked for TREE for over six years; she ran the office from her home when her son was young. She previously worked for the Family Planning Association of Maine and the Maine State Nurses Association. She lives in Winslow with her husband. Email: cj[at]mainetree.org

<strong><meta charset="utf-8"><strong>Lena Ives, </strong></strong><br><strong><strong>Director of Education</strong></strong> & <br><strong>Maine Project Learning Tree Coordinator</strong>
Lena Ives,
Director of Education &
Maine Project Learning Tree Coordinator

Lena graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s of science in Natural Resources Management and Wildlife Conservation. After spending a few years working on different wildlife-based research projects, contributing to management plans, and expanding her outdoor recreation experience, she transitioned to a career in environmental education. In her free time, Lena enjoys serving as a member of the Wilderness Rescue Team, recreating on trails, making things from scratch, and caring for her small farm. Email: lena[at]mainetree.org

<strong><meta charset="utf-8"><strong>Mike St. Peter, </strong></strong><br><strong><strong>Certified Logging Professional</strong></strong> (Contracted)
Mike St. Peter,
Certified Logging Professional (Contracted)

Mike’s career in forest product industry safety and health education spans 44 years. Originally from the St. John Valley in Northern Maine, he has developed and shared information with forest workers to improve occupational safety, environmental regulations, and compliance regulations. He was on the stakeholder team that established the Certified Logging Professionals (CLP) in 1991 and has served as program director. In addition, his consulting company provides loss prevention and risk management services throughout New England, including videos, curriculum, and manuals for professional development. Mike is bilingual and has an established connection with the french language logging community. He is most comfortable in the Maine woods and believes personal interaction with the forest workers is key to effective professional development. Under Mike’s direction, the CLP program has proved to be one of the country’s most successful logger training and education programs, which includes a proven record of reduced logger injury and illness rates. Mike resides in Jackman and enjoys all the recreational opportunities in the area. He is an EMT and service chief with Jackman volunteer ambulance. 

Our offices in Augusta and Arrowsic Maine:

Maine Forest Products Council

535 Civic Center Drive, Augusta, Maine 04330

Holt Research Forest

508 Old Stage Road, Arrowsic, Maine 04530