GET WET! Program Contacts

To start a program in your area please contact:


Teresa E. Thornton, M.S., Ph.D.

Co-Founder, President, and CEO, GET WET!

Senator George J. Mitchell Center, University of Maine




John Peckenham

Co-Founder and Vice President, GET WET!

Director, Maine Water Resources Research Institute

Assistant Director and Senior Research Scientist, Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental & Watershed Research

102 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine

Orono, Maine 04469



To join a program in these areas please contact:

New York

Ed Helbig

Education Coordinator, Orange County Water Authority

Phone: 845-615-3869


New Hampshire

Corey Lane

Water Quality Coordinator, Green Mountain Conservation Group

Phone: 603.539.1859


Rhode Island

Gina DeMarco

District Manager, Northern RI Conservation District

Phone: 401-934-0840

See State Programs for more locales and information

Mission Statement

To bring collaborative environmental research into the community through the classroom in order to understand local environmental changes and promote public health through safe drinking water.

GET WET! 2014©