Faces of the Friends

Tamara Whitmore
Executive Director

Having moved into the Executive Director role in 2014, Tamara enjoys seeing her work manifest itself in human interactions that impact ecosystems. Tamara is an active board member of the Maine Environmental Education Association and the Maine Trails Advisory Committee.

Tamara enjoys traveling, playing outdoors, and exploring Maine’s amazing natural resources. She lives in Gardiner with her husband and multiple four-legged family members.

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Toni Pied
Director of Membership

Toni re-joined the Friends in 2017 to lend her extensive expertise in overseeing the fight against invasive aquatic plants. She also oversees the economic sustainability and fundraising capacity of the organization through her role as Director of Development & Membership.

Toni enjoys hiking, kayaking, and exploring Maine’s lakes and forest. Toni lives in Gardiner with her husband David, sons Samuel and Sawyer, and (canine) daughters Ginger and Lucy.

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Cami Wilbert
Director Of Education

Cami began her Friends tenure in 2010, when she first enrolled her twin daughters in our Nature Day Camps. She began the role of Director of Education & Outreach in 2014. Since then, Cami has overseen all of the Friends educational offerings, striving for new ways to connect youth to our natural resources.

Cami lives in Winthrop with her husband Doug, twin daughters Baylie and Makayla, sons Mytchell and Jacob, daughter-in-law Kayla, and many critters. 

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Cameron Dufour
Slow The Flow Director
Cameron began his time with the Friends in 2007, working summer internships as a high school student. Today, Cameron is the the Director of our Slow the Flow program, performing LakeSmart Start! site visits, and working with land owners to prevent & reduce runoff pollution and erosion.
 
During his long tenure with the Friends, Cameron has occupied just about every position in the organization. Cameron lives in Augusta with his wife Leah, his son Jake, and his dog Moose.
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