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Recreation & Conservation Committee

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Board members and terms:

Ward 1 Peter Burke Dec. 2016
Ward 2 Nate Dyer Dec. 2015
Ward 3 VACANT Dec. 2014
Ward 4 Eugeen McKeen Dec. 2017
Ward 5 Warren Lain Dec. 2019
At-Large Marianne Walters Dec. 2014
At-Large Kenneth Tuttle Dec. 2019

Mission Statement

This Commission's focus is on recreation and open space issues within the city, with the goal of balancing the interests of residents, landowners, businesses, and developers while preserving Westbrook's character and history for its current and future residents.


Meet the Board Members

Peter Burke

Ward Represented: Ward 1

Been on committee since 2009

What do you like most about being on the committee? The Recreation and Conservation Commission is a great group to be involved in because it gets to promote, educate and strengthen the incredible recreational and outdoor amenities of Westbrook.

Favorite place in Westbrook? The Black Bridge


Nate Dyer

Ward Represented: Ward 2

Been on committee since 2010

What do you like most about being on the committee? Making the public lands and water more accessible and viable. 

Favorite place in Westbrook? City forest and the Community Garden


Gene McKeen

Ward Represented: Ward 4

Been on committee since 2012

What do you like most about being on the committee? I find satisfying to work with my neighbors to help create and grow our community and to share the many wonderful open spaces our city has to offer.

Favorite place in Westbrook? I think my favorite place in Westbrook is really anywhere near the rivers. It's an amazing thing to have so many natural open spaces to enjoy!


Kenneth Tuttle Sr.

Ward Represented: At- Large

Been on committee since 2001

Favorite place in Westbrook? Mill Brook


Marianne Walters

Ward Represented: At-Large

Been on committee since 2013

What do you like most about being on the committee? Recently moved to Maine and is excited to learn more about Westbrook and the surrounding area so that she can be of service to the community.