Christian was hired as Executive Director in March of 2018. He comes from a long line of entrepreneurs and has owned several of his own businesses. He has several years experience in program management, fundraising, event management, advocacy, networking and marketing. Helping businesses and organizations in Somerset County connect with resources, capital and the workforce they need to succeed is his primary focus.
He serves on the Kennebec Valley Tourism Council, Somerset Workforce Connect Board, Sustain Mid-Maine Coalition Board, Run of River Committee, Central Maine Growth Council Board, Town of Skowhegan Budget Committee (chairman), Somerset County TIF Committee and KVCOG's CEDS Committee.
Christian resides in Skowhegan with his wife Krista and their three children.
Board of Directors
County Commissioner District #1 (Fairfield, Norridgewock, Smithfield) County Commissioner District #2 (Anson, Embden, Highland, Madison, Mercer, New Ptld, Starks, Lexington)
Michelle Flewelling Fairfield 2020 Larry Warren St. Albans 2018
Jeff McGown Norridgewock 2018 Open
County Commissioner District #3 (Canaan, Detroit, Hartland, Palmyra, Pittsfield) County Commissioner District # 4 (Cornville, Skowhegan)
Kathryn Ruth Pittsfield 2018 Jeff Hewett Skowhegan 2020
County Commissioner District # 5 (Athens, Bingham, Brighton, Cambridge, Caratunk, Concord, Dennistown, Harmony, Jackman, Moose River, Moscow, Pleasant Ridge, Ripley, St. Albans, Solon, The Forks, West Forks, UT’s)
Russell Walters The Forks 2019
Steve Steward Bingham 2018
Rhonda Stark St. Albans 2018
Members (6) selected by the ten district members County Commissioner Designate
Ernie Hilton Legal 2019 Robert Sezak Commissioner 2020
Vicki Alward Business 2020
David Dorr Education 2019
Destiny Demo Construction 2019
Dick Willett Health Care 2020
Total of (17) voting members