Board of Directors
Tom Hildreth, Chair
Tom has been living in the corridor between Kingfield and Eustis since 1970 and is still attracted to the area now for the same reasons as when he was 23. He has been a ski bum, resort marketer, hotel manager, selectman, state tourism board member, and most recently co-founder and sole owner of Carrabassett Coffee Company until its sale in 2018. Our region is a wonderful place to run a business and an even better place to live!
Derek Hayes, Treasurer
Derek moved to the western mountains of Maine in 2015, and was quickly captivated by the friendliness of the people, the beauty of the landscape and the strong sense of community that embodies this special corner of the world. A community banker for the past 20 years, Derek is committed to making lasting contributions to the area; contributions that help individuals, businesses and other enterprises access the support and resources need to prosper
Robyn Raymond, Secretary
Robyn Raymond is the director of Spruce Mountain Adult Education, serving workforce training and high school completion students within the greater Franklin County region. Placing a strong emphasis on wrap-around services, Robyn works with her local community to ensure learners of all ages and backgrounds have access to resources with the overarching goal of alleviating barriers to success. Serving as the region's adult education director has solidified her goal of working with disenfranchised populations using education as a catalyst for change, specifically providing workforce education pathways to eliminate multigenerational poverty. Prior to her work in adult education, Robyn worked as the Assistant Director of Residence Life, Housing, and Academic Success at the University of Maine at Farmington. Robyn is a Ph.D. candidate at Carolina University, focusing her studies on the intersection of organizational leadership and education administration. She holds a master's degree in Adult and Higher Education and a B.A. in Criminology, both from the University of Southern Maine. Robyn and her partner, Mark, own Right Jack Property Management and live in Wilton, Maine, with her identical twin boys and goldendoodle, Samus.
Bob Berry owns and operates Main-Land Development Consultants in Livermore Falls, Maine. He serves as a director on the boards for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, New England Bible College, and Franklin Savings Bank. He and his wife, Evelyn Grace, also write books available locally and on-line. Bob, his wife, three sons, and one exceptionally ill-tempered cat live in Jay, Maine.
Trampas Hutches, MHA, BSRT, (R)(CT)(MR)
Access to high quality, affordable health care for rural populations is the motto for Trampas Hutches. Hutches has 28 years of experience in health care. Holding multiple clinical positions as a CNA, Cardiac Rehab, Anesthesia Tech and Radiology Tech that specialized in MRI, CT and US in both urban and rural areas Hutches found his passion for rural health in administration as Chief Operating/Chief Information Officer first for Middle Park Medical Center in Granby, Walden, Kremmling and Winter Park, CO. Helping take the nation’s first critical access hospital system from a distressed organization to a healthy viable organization. Then as CEO of Melissa Memorial Hospital an organization that bucked the trend in rural health by creating a fully integrated health system in the town of Holyoke, CO. Today Hutches is the President of Franklin Community Health Network in Farmington, ME. Hutches currently is a board member of the Maine Hospital Association Shared Services, Western Central Maine Workforce Development Board and Greater Franklin County Development Council. He is a past member of the Colorado Rural Health Center Board of Directors, the Colorado Hospital Association Worker’s Compensation Trust Board, Holyoke School District Board of Education Treasurer, Northeastern Colorado Board of Collaborative Education Services and Centennial Area Health Education Center. Hutches truly believes in disrupting health care, and redesigning the healthcare system to meet the needs of the population. Hutches has a desire to help the under served in all populations, giving back to the community is a top priority.
Formerly from Gloucester, Massachusetts, I relocated to Franklin County more than 20 years ago after spending greater than 3,000 days at sea as a Captain. My full-time career, within Information Technology, focuses on providing IT leadership and strategic vision for designing, budgeting, planning, implementing and supporting complex and large scale enterprise solutions for the University of Maine System, the six campuses, and the University of Maine School of Law.
As a public servant, I am honored to represent the citizens of Wilton as a Selectboard member since 2013, with three years as chairperson. In addition to being an alumna of UMF, I fostered five children and adopted my daughter, Becca Maiuri who brought forth another great joy in my life – my grandson, Gabriel. I’m a volunteer State of Maine disaster responder, Maine CDC volunteer, and an avid outdoor enthusiast, who loves to hike, fish and hunt.