Saco River Corridor Commission

Our Leadership

Executive Director

Dalyn Houser

The executive director is hired by the commission and is, according to the statute, the principal administrative, operational, and executive employee of the commission.

If you would like to discuss educational event opportunities, water quality monitoring, or other community outreach topics, contact Dalyn.

Administrative Assistant


The administrative assistant assists the executive director in administrative and operational tasks.

Please contact Haley with questions about the permit application process.

Environmental Compliance Officer

John Boland

The environmental compliance officer, hired by the executive director, handles all necessary enforcement actions on the commission’s behalf and ensures the compliance of all existing commission orders.

Please contact John if you have questions about compliance or want to set up a site visit.

Water Quality Monitoring Program Manager

Jillian Emerson

The water quality monitoring program manager, hired by the executive director, oversees all facets of the water quality program. Jill develops annual water quality reports for all 20 Corridor towns that include recommendations to preserve water quality based on the data collected through the program. She also works with the Maine DEP to ensure the program meets all QAPP (Quality Assurance Project Plan) requirements.

Water Quality Coordinator and srcc project manager

Rikki Haley

The water quality monitoring program coordinator, hired by the executive director, trains volunteers and coordinates volunteer participation, completes water testing along the Saco, Ossipee, and Little Ossipee Rivers, conducts data review, and ensures reliable and accurate data is collected at 37 sample sites across the Corridor.

The project manager assists the executive director with projects related to the land-use regulatory program. Please contact Rikki if you have any questions about the water quality program.

The SRCC is seeking to expand our team!

Saco River Corridor Commission: Land-Use Regulation Assistant II


The Land-Use Regulatory Assistant II will assist the SRCC staff in preparing applications submitted for development projects within the Saco River Corridor. This entails organizing incoming applications for presentation to the Commission at the monthly meetings and assisting applicants. Other responsibilities include assisting staff with water quality monitoring, analysis, and communications.

  • Work with the Administrative Assistant and Executive Director to complete tasks related to processing applications, permit orders, and other duties related to our work in land-use regulation.
  • Answer phone calls from applicants.
  • Assist with filing documents.
  • Use the Corridor Mapping Tool (an ArcMap GIS system) that enables staff, applicants, and other interested individuals to view corridor districts, individual lots, “buffer” regions from the rivers (500 foot and 1,000 foot), and FEMA floodplain layers to plan responsible development.
  • Work with the WQM staff to carry out tasks related to the water quality monitoring program, including sampling in the field, analyzing water samples, and communicating with towns regarding the results and any water quality concerns.

This opportunity offers a great degree of flexibility in the types of work you can participate in due to the Commission’s multi-faceted approach to protecting and conserving the natural resources in the Saco River Corridor. The hours and nature of the position are also flexible. Salary is commensurate with experience. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone passionate about protecting our great state’s natural resources. We are excited to expand our team and look forward to speaking with interested candidates!


To Apply for the Position:                                                                                                      

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Dalyn Houser, the Commission’s Executive Director. Dalyn’s email is The full job description is available by clicking here.