Board of Directors

Pine Tree Legal Assistance’s Board of Directors is fiscally responsible for Pine Tree Legal Assistance. Per Legal Service Corporation Regulations, the Board of Directors is comprised of attorney members, eligible client representatives who are nominated by community partners, and a member at large.

2021-2022 Board of Directors

Dan Emery, Esq., President
Daniel Emery Law Office
Yarmouth, ME
Serving since 2014

Wendy Harlan, Esq., Vice President
Unum
Portland, ME
Serving since 2019

Russell Anderson,  Secretary
Waldoboro, ME
Serving since 1996

Elinor Miller,  Treasurer
Portland ME
Serving since 2012

William Black, Esq.
Portland, ME
Serving since 1981

Alyssa Boelcskevy
Hiram, ME
Serving since 2017

Audrey Braccio, Esq.
Board of Overseers of the Bar
Bangor, ME
Serving since 2018

Travis Brennan, Esq.
Berman & Simmons
Portland, ME
Serving since 2012

Carlos Diaz, Esq.
Cumberland County District Attorney's Office
Portland, ME
Serving since 2021

Elizabeth Dickerson
Union, ME
Serving since 2021

Caitlin DiMillo, Esq.
Spinnaker Trust
Portland, ME
Serving since 2019

Hope Hilton, Esq.
Harpswell, ME
Serving since 2003

Marcus Jaynes, Esq.
Landis Arn & Jaynes, PA
Portland, ME
Serving since 2008

Constant Kabuyenge
Portland, ME
Serving since 2017

William C. Knowles, Esq.
Verrill & Dana
Portland, ME
Serving since 1996

Richard Ladd, Sr.
Nominated by: Penquis CAP
Barnard Twp, ME
Serving since 1994

N. Joel Moser, Esq.
Bernstein Shur, LLC
Portland, ME
Serving since 2016

Meryl Poulin, Esq.
Gideon Ansen LLC
New Gloucester, ME
Serving since 2021

Lawrence Reichard
Belfast, ME
Serving since 2018

Clifford H. Ruprecht, Esq.
Roach Ruprecht Sanchez & Bischoff, P.C.
Portland, ME
Serving since 2010

Vice-Chief Richard Silliboy
Littleton, ME
Serving since 2021

Jeff Stanley
Arrowsic, ME
Serving since 2016

Stacy Stitham, Esq.
Brann & Isaacson
Lewiston, ME
Serving since 2011

Hon. E. Daniel Wathen
Pierce Atwood LLP
Augusta, ME
Serving since 2016


Board Members Emeritus
Blaine Riggle, Esq.