SEDCO’s Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is comprised of eight board members along with the Scarborough Town Council Liaison and the Town Manager. Councilor John Cloutier is the 2020 Town Council Liaison to the SEDCO Board of Directors.
SEDCO Board Members include:
Jonathan Crasnick (Vice Chair) specializes in commercial real estate finance with an MBA from the University of Southern Maine. Jon currently works for People’s United Bank in Portland and has over ten years of commercial real estate experience having worked in both development and lending. Jon and his wife moved to Scarborough in 2011. They have two young children and understand the attraction of Scarborough to both residents and businesses in the Greater Portland region.
Kevin Freeman (Past-Chair) is the Vice President of Martini Northern, a construction management firm active in Maine and New Hampshire. Kevin brings 30 years of experience in the construction industry, having managed the business development efforts, client relations and strategic positioning for a number of leading regional construction firms. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in assisting firms to achieve significant growth and market diversification. Kevin sees Scarborough as a wonderful vibrant community and enjoys being at the ocean, fields and woods all within Scarborough.
James (Jim) Hartley is both a resident and a business owner in the Dunstan area of Scarborough. Along with his father-in-law, Dick Whitmore, Jim founded Pine Tree Seafood and Produce Co., a family-run neighborhood market. Jim understands the dedication it takes to run a small business. In fact, he and his family live in the house next door to the market. He’s had a passion for small business creation and promotion since childhood and joined the SEDCO Board to lend his skills and experience to help other entrepreneurs realize their dreams of owning a business.
Travis Kennedy brings to the Board more than 15 years of experience in senior positions across state, local and federal government. He served as Chief of Staff for two consecutive floor leaders in the Maine Legislature, and was the Regional Representative for U.S. Senator Angus King from 2013-2017. He currently works for Cumberland County Government as Director of Public Affairs, where he manages legislative priorities, community engagement, major projects and mission integration for the County. Travis lives in West Scarborough with his wife, Liv, and their two children. He believes that a thoughtful economic development strategy over the next few years will define Scarborough’s entire sense of place for the next several generations, and he is passionate about contributing to that strategy.
Andrea C. Killiard (Chair) serves as the Marketing and Life Enrichment Director for Piper Shores. Andrea works to increase the awareness of lifecare retirement through strategic marketing, advertising and public relations programs. Prior to Piper Shores, Andrea held marketing positions with Hannaford Bros., GoFish/Seafax and Upstream LLC. Andrea’s goals for Scarborough include furthering the community’s vision statement for economic and community development and helping strike a balance between business growth and natural resource preservation.
David Martin is a structural engineer, manager, and business developer for the Portland office of Foley Buhl Roberts & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in education, healthcare, commercial, civic, long-term care and multi-unit residential buildings in New England and beyond. Dave brings over 20 years of experience in the building design industry, having managed structural design of projects from single-family residences to university hockey/basketball arenas. Dave, his wife, and their three young boys moved to Scarborough in 2016. Dave has been busy coaching his boys’ baseball and soccer teams, and is excited to become more active in the community through SEDCO to help Scarborough prosper.
Allen Paul comes to the Board with 45 years of sales and management experience in the Building Automation, Energy Management and Life Safety industries. He is currently the Northern New England Sales Manager for SimplexGrinnell. He served nine years as a member of the Scarborough Planning Board and is currently a member of the Long Range Planning Committee. When he and his family moved here over twenty years ago, they chose Scarborough for the quality education and lifestyle it provided. The town has doubled in size during this time, yet Scarborough still has a small town feel with big city amenities. In his free time, Allen enjoys outdoor activities with his family.
Rick Shinay (Clerk) is a Shareholder with the law firm of Drummond Woodsum in Portland. Rick has represented public and private clients in all aspects of real estate law in connection with acquisition, development, financing and sale of real estate. In Scarborough, Rick worked on many projects including those involving the Haigis Parkway. He has served on various boards and committees in Scarborough over the years and currently serves as a member of the Long Range Planning Committee and the Scarborough Land Trust. He considers good schools, good business climate, and good administration as well as great beaches and open space as the best assets of Scarborough.
SEDCO Board Meetings
Next Meeting: December 17, 2020 8AM Via Zoom
Full Board Meetings:
February 27, 2020
March 19, 2020
May 21, 2020
July 16, 2020
September 17, 2020
December 17, 2020
March Board Meeting: Agenda – March 19, 2020
February Board Meeting: Agenda – February 27, 2020
May Board Meeting: Agenda – May 16, 2019
March Board Meeting: Agenda – March 21, 2019
February Board Meeting: Agenda – February 28, 2019
Next Annual Meeting: October 20, 2020 – 4:00PM to 5:00PM via ZOOM
All regular meetings take place at 7:30AM at the SEDCO Offices, unless otherwise posted.