Justin Whitlock – BOARD CHAIR
Justin Whitlock serves as the Board Chair. He has studied guitar at 317 for several years. His son does the same and his daughter takes piano lessons at the center. Someday Justin hopes to play an F chord comfortably. He works for an IT firm in Portland, and he and his family live in Yarmouth.
Nancy is the Partnership Coordinator for King Middle School in Portland. She takes guitar lessons at 317 and has a passion for music and the arts.
John has been in the investment advisory and management field for 20 years now. He currently is a partner and owner in Cribstone Capital Management, a registered investment advisory firm based in Brunswick and Cumberland. An avid fan of outdoor activities from cycling to hiking to snowboarding, he and his family enjoy all that New England has to offer. A beginner mandolin player, he and his fiddle and violin-playing daughters Maggie and Teagan live in Cumberland Foreside.
Fred is a lawyer concentrating in intellectual property law. He took music lessons and participated in several groups at 317 Main for 5 years before joining the board. Fred says he plays left-handed mandolin imperfectly but with a decreasing level of futility. He and his wife, Polly, live in Cumberland and have two grown sons.
Clayton is a founder and the CEO of CLYNK, an innovative container recycling company that is available at Hannaford Supermarkets throughout Maine and through licensees in Oregon and New Brunswick, CA. He is also an owner and board member of Maine Hardware in Portland. He and his wife live in Freeport.
As a young man, Neil Lamb earned a degree in music and then spent 30 years managing a lumber business. He sold the business in 2004 and is most grateful to pursue music full time again. He is a native of Brunswick where he lives with his wife, Cathy.
Dan says music has always been a big part of his life. He plays guitar and banjo and his two sons, Ben and Jake, are also musicians. He joined the 317 Board because he supports the mission to make music more accessible to children regardless of their ability to pay. Dan practices labor and employment law at Drummond Woodsum in Portland. He and his wife Ann live in North Yarmouth with a flock of sheep and a dog.
Hans has been a 29 year resident of Yarmouth and a guitarist for over 50 years. Having been brought into the 317 orbit by its founder, Peter Milliken, eight years ago, he now thinks it is the best original idea any friend of his ever had. Hans served on the Board of the Maine Island Trail Association for several years . He has been a Trustee for many years of the Portland Museum of Art and is a past Chairman of the Board. Professionally, Hans is an investment advisor with Janney Montgomery Scott.
Drew Watt is a Senior Vice President & Portfolio Executive at TD Bank. He is joining the board to help support the role that 317 Main plays in the local music community and to bring his non-profit business experience to assist this great asset. He has a lifelong love of music of all kinds, and his daughters, Amelia and Cassie, have both been active in lessons at 317 Main. Drew, his wife Sarah Cotsen, and their girls live in Yarmouth.
Emma is the Managing Director of Art Collector Maine. She serves on the Director’s Circle Steering