Hans Carlson, Executive Director

Hans Carlson

Executive Director
Hans Carlson (hansmcarlson.com) is Blue Hill Heritage Trust’s 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 »
Sandy Walczyk

Sandy Walczyk

Conservation Forester & Lands Manager
Sandy Walczyk joined BHHT in 2018 Sandy has had a life-long passion for wildlife, plants, and all things outdoors, which she has translated into a career in natural resources management.  After studying wildlife biology and . . . 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 rejoined BHHT in 2022 after being a 2020 Summer Intern. Andrew is originally from Vermont, and after graduating from the University of Maine with a degree in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, he decided . . . read more »

Megan Flenniken

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

Merrin Brache

Education & Outreach Coordinator
Merrin Brache is rejoining BHHT in 2023 as the Education and Outreach Coordinator after working as a James W. Dow intern in 2021. A native of the Blue Hill Peninsula with a long family history . . . read more »