Board Member 2019 - Present
Karl earned his B.S. in Environmental Conservation from the University of New Hampshire in 1981 and an M.S. in Education from the University of New England in 2008.
Prior to joining the Forest Service, in 2014, Karl worked in a variety of positions, including jobs as: an Environmental Specialist at FEMA; a Forensics Specialist during Hurricane Sandy recovery; a High School Science Teacher in Maine and Surrey, UK; and an Environmental Consultant. Much of his expertise in watershed management came from his 20-year career with Massachusetts environmental agencies. During this time he served in a variety of positions, including Director of Water Policy, Watershed Manager, and as Chief of the Bureau of Interpretive Services for Massachusetts State Parks.
He lives with his wife, Anne, and their sons on an old dairy farm in South Berwick, Maine. When not working, Karl enjoys hiking, canoeing, cycling and camping on his woodlot at Moxie Falls as well as time away at camp on Schoodic Lake.