Hans Carlson, Executive Director

Hans Carlson

Executive Director

Hans Carlson (hansmcarlson.com) is Blue Hill Heritage Trust‚Äôs second Executive Director. A forest and environmental historian, he holds an MA from the University of Vermont, and a PhD from the University of Maine. He has . . . read more »

George Fields

George Fields

Associate Director- Director of Land Conservation

George Fields joined BHHT in February 2014.¬† A professional geologist in Maine and New Hampshire, George has earned degrees from Southern Illinois University and North Carolina State University.¬† He is a Maine Master Naturalist and . . . read more »

Chrissy Beardsley Allen

Chrissy Beardsley Allen

Associate Director- Director of Development & Operations

Chrissy Beardsley Allen, joined BHHT’s team in 2015. A multi-generational native of the Blue Hill Peninsula, Chrissy has deep roots in her community dating back to the founding of the Town of Blue Hill. Growing . . . read more »

Jw Harriman

Conservation Forester & Lands Manager

John (Jw) Harriman, our most recent addition to BHHT, joins us as the conservation forester & land manager. He graduated from the University of Maine in 2021 with a degree in Forestry. For the past . . . read more »

Beth Dickens

Administrative & Communications Coordinator

Beth Dickens joined BHHT in 2019. She first visited Maine with her family as a child on a summer camping trip to MDI and fell in love with the region. She returned to study at . . . read more »

Andrew Czwakiel

Land Steward

Andrew Czwakiel, a former James W. Dow intern (2020), rejoined BHHT in 2022 as our Land Steward. Andrew is originally from Vermont, but after graduating from the University of Maine with a degree in Ecology . . . read more »

Megan Flenniken

Development & Outreach Coordinator

Megan Flenniken¬†joined BHHT in 2023 as their Development and Outreach Coordinator. Originally from Texas, Megan‚Äôs first experience of Maine was during her junior year of high school when she attended Chewonki Foundation‚Äôs Maine Coast Semester. . . . read more »

Merrin Brache

Education & Outreach Coordinator

Merrin Brache, a former James W. Dow intern (2021), rejoined BHHT in 2023 as the Education & Outreach Coordinator. A native of the Blue Hill Peninsula with a long family history in the area, Merrin . . . read more »