Read Armstrong


Read has been a resident of Bath and Woolwich since 1961. He has spent many summers at Bay Point in Georgetown and now shares his mother’s cottage on First Beach with his sisters. His mother, Barbara Paiement, was one of the original FOSIL Board members. Read previously held a position on the FOSILS Board but took a leave due to moving overseas for a number of years.

Read served 25 years in the US Army and Maine National Guard as a helicopter pilot, retiring in 1994. He worked at Bath Iron Works for 35 years in many capacities with his last 15 years being in Project Management and Planning Management positions. Read and his wife Anne have three children and 4 grandchildren who have spent most of their summers at Bay Point enjoying the view of Seguin Island.

David Patton

Vice President

Dave was born and raised in Bath and is presently a Georgetown summer resident.  He is a retired professional engineer and partner in an engineering firm, which undertook work designing, constructing, and operating electrical generating facilities.  He loves being on the ocean and is a past Trustee Chairman of the Marion Bermuda Sailing Race and past Commodore of the Blue Water Sailing Club.

Charlotte Kaplan


Charlotte is a retired loan officer and Vice President at First Federal Savings and Loan, and manager of its Wiscasset branch.  Charlotte has lived all her life in Woolwich. She has two adult daughters who live in Portland and she loves to spend breezy days with them sailing and exploring Casco Bay. She has a passion for “creating” be it working with fibers, metal, clay, glass, etc., with quilting being her focus.

Katherine McNamara


Katherine is a seasoned CPA, who has spent her working career as a corporate controller for international corporations in the Defense Contracting, Telecommunications, Space and Manufacturing sectors. As a continued service she volunteers her expertise to non-profit organizations organizations helping them setup their accounting and reporting systems. Her other activities include: lobstering, skiing, knitting, spinning wool, and creating stained glass designs.

Tip Koehler

Capital Campaign Chair

Tip spent many summers visiting his grandfather’s cottage in Ocean Park as a child. He and many of his cousins returned to Maine full time to live and raise their families. Tip has three grown sons who still live and work in Maine.

Tip is a retired naval architect with 41 years in naval combatant design, manufacturing, and testing on Bath built ships. He is an avid sailor and has sailed past Seguin many times both on Bath Built ships and on “Gryphon” his Sabre sloop which was manufactured here in Maine. Tip also participates in the “Seguin Sprint” portion of the Monhegan Race every August where he won the “Best Performing Sabre” in 2023.

Tom McNamara

On-Island Committee Chair

Tom is a resident of West Bath and is an active volunteer on the Island. He comes to us having had a career in sale-marketing covering office equipment, pharmaceutical, defense products and telecommunications across 34 countries. He served our country as a Marine Corps officer and is a Vietnam veteran.

Chris Hall


Born and raised in NH, Chris moved to Bath in 1973, enrolling in the Apprenticeship wooden boatbuilding program. After finishing an American Studies major at Hampshire College, he and wife Sarah Robey built a house and raised their family in north Woolwich in the 1980s. Their daughter Hannah and son Eben were graduates of Wiscasset and Morse High Schools.  Sarah retired in 2022 after 40 years as a primary care Physician Assistant in Wiscasset

A self-employed woodworker, boat builder, and carpenter for many years, Chris switched to a library career in 1996, working at Patten Free Library in Bath and completing a graduate degree in Library and Information Science from UM Augusta. For 16 years, from 2001 until his retirement in 2017, he was Registrar and Curator of Exhibits at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. Working within the FOSILS organization has been a nice blend of hands-on and historical work for him.

Allison Lubin

Allison was born and raised in Bath and is now a summer resident of Georgetown.  The granddaughter of one of the original board members, Barbara Paiement, her love for Seguin runs deep.  She grew up spending time at her grandmothers cottage in Georgetown with a direct view of Seguin, visiting the island whenever possible.  Allison and her husband Ken have two daughters and enjoy their summers on the water visiting harbors up and down the mid-coast.  Seguin always being the landmark that welcomes them home.  Allison’s career for the last 24 years has been in medical research, managing clinical trials to bring much needed treatments to patients.

Karissa Davan

Karissa is a lighthouse enthusiast who really appreciates the beauty and history of these historic structures. Karissa and her husband, Rick, live in Phippsburg and enjoy the incredible lighthouses of the Kennebec.

Karissa has practiced law for nearly thirty years and has served on many nonprofit boards over the last three decades. She is a land and sea pilot and has used Sequin to guide her home many times. Seguin is where the sky touches the sea and a crossroad of all things Maine- she hopes to meet you there.

Sally Boucher

Sally Osgood Boucher was born and raised in Bath, Maine and spent summers at Popham Beach, where the presence of the Seguin Island Light Station signaled to the children that it was time to go to bed.

Sally’s family has a long history of many generations of service to the Popham Community. Her aunt, Jane Stevens, was one of the original board members of the Friends of Seguin Island and the author of the book, One Man’s World: Popham Beach Maine. The book depicts the life and history of her uncle, Jim Steven, a steamship captain on the Kennebec River.

Sally graduated from Morse High School and continued her education at the University of Maine, Gorham, majoring in elementary education. She had the opportunity to teach children in grades kindergarten through grade six in many states from Maine to Michigan.

After 26 years in education, Sally and her husband, Tom, retired and returned to New England to be closer to their family and their grandchildren. Now residing in Dover, NH, they continue enjoying their love for Popham where Sally is on the board of the Popham Beach Improvement Association, the Popham Circle and a volunteer librarian at the Popham library.

Kim Emerson

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