About AWWA

Directors & Staff

AWWA STAFF

LINDA SCHIER

Executive Director Linda Schier is one of the founding members of AWWA. A former President of the Great East Lake Improvement Association, Linda became the President of AWWA in 2005…read more

AMY ARSENAULT

Program Manager Amy Arsenault joined AWWA in the spring of 2016. Amy graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Conservation & Sustainability from the University of New Hampshire…read more

RUTH GUTMAN

Development Assistant Ruth Gutman’s fond memories of swimming and boating as a child in our area lakes are what led to her interest in land and water conservation. In addition to her work at AWWA…read more

AWWA Board of Directors

Dick DerochesDICK DESROCHES

President, Lovell Lake
Dick’s history with Lovell Lake and the Wakefield-Acton region stretches back to the early 1950’s when he…read more

PETE DINGER

Vice President, Province Lake
Pete grew up in Stamford, Connecticut. He developed a love of NH and its lakes spending summers in the….read more

JON SAMUELSON

Treasurer, Province Lake
Jon Samuelson is the current Treasurer of the Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance. Prior to joining …read more

MARY LENZEN

Director, Belleau Lake
Mary moved to the lakes region a few years ago. She is still awed and appreciative of…read more

ROSEMARY STEWART

Director, Pine River Pond
As a retired Math & Science Teacher, Rosemary is the Coordinator/Career Counselor for the…read more

JEANNE ACHILLE

Secretary, Wilson Lake
Originally from L.I., N.Y., Jeanne graduated with degrees from Queens College and …read more

CHUCK HODSDON

Director, Great East Lake
Chuck’s parents bought a camp on Great East when Chuck was a small child and he and Marcia have raised…read more

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