Join MOFGA’s Annual Meeting on January 18 via Zoom

December 1, 2023

Please join us for MOFGA’s annual meeting on Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m. held online via Zoom. Register at to join.

At the annual meeting, you’ll hear reports from board members and MOFGA’s executive director on our impact during 2023 and plans for 2024.

Members in good standing are encouraged to vote on our 2024 roster of board members. You can vote online, starting December 18, or by completing the paper ballot included in the winter issue of The Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener and mailing it to: MOFGA 2024 Election, P.O. Box 170, Unity, ME 04988. Please feel free to make copies of the ballot for household members. Paper ballots must be received by January 11, 2024.

2024 Proposed Roster of MOFGA Board Members

MOFGA extends our deepest appreciation and respect to Sam Brown for his service as a board member over the past years, as he concluded his final term.

Slate of MOFGA board member candidates for election in 2024 to three-year terms:

  • Sikwani Dana (second term)
  • Craig Hickman (second term)
  • Ellen Sabina (second term)
  • Jessie Spector (second term)
  • Ivonne Vazquez (new nominee)
  • Kessi Watters Kimball (new nominee)

Slate of MOFGA board officers for election in 2024 to one-year terms:

  • Ellen Sabina, serving as president
  • Sikwani Dana, serving as vice president
  • Patty Duffy, serving as treasurer
  • Anna Shapley-Quinn, serving as secretary

Full board in 2024 if slate is approved by membership:

  • Sikwani Dana of Solon
  • Patty Duffy of Belfast
  • Rob Dumas of Prospect
  • Margaret Hathaway of Gray
  • Craig Hickman of Winthrop
  • Seth Kroeck of Brunswick
  • Martha Leggat of North Yarmouth
  • Abe Noyes of Southwest Harbor
  • Ellen Sabina of Morrill
  • Jo D. Saffeir of Pownal (on leave)
  • Anna Shapley-Quinn of Monroe
  • Jessie Spector of Jefferson
  • Ben Tettlebaum of New Gloucester
  • Ivonne Vazquez of Orono (new)
  • Annie Watson of Whitefield
  • Kessi Watters Kimball of Vassalboro (new)

Amanda Blake Soule withdrew from the 2024 board slate for personal reasons but hopes to join the board in the future.

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