Piper joined Gardiner Main Street as Executive Director in June of 2018. She has a diverse background in domestic and international nonprofit and private sectors pertaining to administration, education, program and community development, technology, mentorship, leadership, and the arts. Her family resides in the former Sifamai Bowman Homestead (1862) in Gardiner, where the home's historic past is appreciated and the new furnace is celebrated.
Melinda joined Gardiner Main Street as Program Coordinator in May of 2018. She is working towards earning her MBA with an interest in marketing through Husson University. She resides in Gardiner with her family.