As a charitable non-profit the role of our volunteer community board is essential to our well-being and direction. We appreciate the time and support our board provides us.
Board of Directors
Ann Johnson, President
Anne grew up in the town of Scarborough and spent many summers at Camp Ketcha’s day camp. She even spent one summer as a camp counselor. Anne and her husband continue to reside in Scarborough. Together they own and operate the Scarborough Ace Hardware stores. Anne has a degree in Adult Education and worked for several years as Director of Program for the Girl Scout Council of Maine in charge of day and overnight camps along with year-round programs. She is happy to continue to be involved in outdoor education for children of all ages.
Simon Hodshon, Vice President
Born in the mountains of western North Carolina, Simon spent his childhood hiking, camping, canoeing, and swimming in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Simon later attended the University of the South where he studied biology. Since college Simon has worked as a carpenter and cabinet builder. Simon moved to Maine in 2017 with his wife Amy and three kids, twin boys Charlie and Raylan, and daughter Ellis. The family spends it’s free time exploring the coast and mountains of Maine – camping, hiking, boating, and skiing.
Daniel Jackson, Treasurer
Jay Evans, Secretary
Born and raised in Ohio, Bob Brown is a graduate of The University of Vermont where he studied geography, and Michigan State University from which he received a degree in college and university administration. A veteran cyclist with more than 40 years of touring and racing experience, Bob operated Adventure Bound Bicycle Tours, conducting summer bike trips for teenagers in the northeastern USA, France, and Canada. Bob’s experience operating Adventure Bound during his college years inspired his 30 year career in college admissions and secondary school guidance. Between jobs and during vacations, Bob hit the road, completing solo cross country bike tours in the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. A lifelong cycling enthusiast, Bob has joined or established cycling clubs wherever he has resided and he is the founder of a community bicycle program in central Ohio. Since moving to Maine, he has been a volunteer mechanic and instructor at the Portland Gear Hub. In addition to cycling, Bob and his partner enjoy hiking, kayaking, and snowshoeing from their base in Freeport.
Jennie began her career as a New York City school teacher before blending her passions for education and art into a career in museum education. She managed Education departments at the Rubin Museum of Art and The Frick Collection, and served as a Teaching Artist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History. The convergence of her interests inspired her to author the book “Come Look with Me: Discovering Women Artists for Children.” Jennie has previously served on numerous Boards related to the arts, education and children’s health and is currently the head of Development on the Board of The Dalton School. Jennie is a graduate of Harvard College, where she earned an A.B. in the History of Art and Architecture, and of Bank Street College, where she earned a Masters of Science in Education. Most proudly, Jennie comes from a long history of Mainers and currently lives in Scarborough with her husband and children.
John Boneparth is the Managing Partner of Boneparth Consulting, LLC and was the founder and Managing Partner of Corinthian Cove Consulting, LLC from 2005 -2020. He has enjoyed a 40 year career in the investment management industry. He has a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also earned a Master’s degree in Education. He is a Board member of Conning Holdings Limited and a former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dominican University of California in San Rafael, CA. John and his wife, Gail Harris, live in Scarborough, and enjoy their proximity to family and granddaughters who live in Portland, ME.