Janet Robinson is an environmental consultant with over 30 years of experience in ecological risk assessment, ecological studies, and hazardous waste site investigation at Woodard & Curran. She has conducted studies at sites nationwide, but is now delighted to be slipping the harness and entering at least partial retirement. A lifelong runner, she loves cycling, backpacking, and paddling, and has over 12,000 miles of bike touring experience, including a solo cross-country trip. She is also a Registered Maine Guide who paddled the Maine coast in 2020, obtaining an intimate knowledge of many of the Trail islands and the slippery intertidal rocks thereon. She is the current president of the Southern Maine Sea Kayaking Network.
Janet enjoys playing guitar and clawhammer banjo and lives in Scarborough with her spouse Evy Newlyn, a retired English professor. She brings particular experience in policy-based governance models, which she helped write and implement as former head of the governing board at the First Parish UU church in Portland. Janet is thrilled to be part of the MITA organization and looks forward to many more skiff rides.