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Daily Devotions
Board of Trustees

Daily Devotions' ministry is blessed and steered by a diverse and talented Board of Trustees and Advisors encompassing a wide range of backgrounds dedicated to providing the most comprehensive and meaningful direction of the Daily Devotions mission. 


Board of Trustees Meetings

Fourth Wednesday of Each Month
WCSH6, Portland, Maine

Are you interested in our Board of Trustees? Please contact Lisa@DailyDevotions.org.

Board of Trustees

President, Dr. Rev. Rick Small studied Industrial Design at Maryland Institution of Art, designed steel buildings, created topographical maps, and maintained classified aircraft in the U.S. Navy. After receiving a BA from University of Maine in Orono, a Masters and Doctoral Degree from Bangor Theological Seminary. He is now retired and currently lives with his wife, Deb, in Windham, Maine and enjoys spending time with his five grandchildren.
  John-LudwigVice President, John Duval Ludwig was born and raised in Maine, graduated from Colby College, served as a USAF B-47 pilot in the early 1960s, and entered a career with New England Telephone Company where he held positions in the Plant and Commercial departments before becoming Corporate Director of Safety and Occupational Health. He has previous acted as Treasurer and also serving with the Christ Church United. John reside in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. 
  Michael-Gray2Treasurer, Michael Gray is the bi-vocational pastor of the Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church and also works as the Technology Services Coordinator at a local credit union. He studied theology at Bangor Theological Seminary in Portland, Maine. He is deeply involved in his community, and is currently serving on the Community Watch Council and the Finance Committee. He has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry. Pastor Mike lives in Old Orchard Beach with his wife and daughter.
  Crystal-CardCrystal Card born and raised in Brunswick, Maine. She has an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and a BS from St. Joseph’s College of Maine. She is an active board member with the Town of Brunswick, Chamber of Commerce, and is a Market Manager for Norway Savings Bank. She holds licenses FINRA 6, FINRA 63 and Life, Health & Accident, and lives in Brunswick with her dog Kobe.
  Kate-Hough2Kate Hough, was raised in Falmouth, Maine. She is the granddaughter of Reverend Howard O. Hough the founder and first minister of FRPCA. She began her career with New England Telephone in 1972 and held many positions over the years. She retired from Verizon in 2008. Kate attended The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for Residential Planning. She currently designs and sells kitchens for Evergreen Building & Design out of Westbrook Maine.
  Pauline-Dion2Pauline Dion, BSN, MS, Boothbay Region YMCA, Boothbay Region Land Trust, The Boothbay Region Student Aid Fund, Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Junior Program Foundation, chair of the BHYC Junior Sailing and Tennis Program. Class of 2013, First Term.
  Al-NieseAl Niese was born and raised in NJ. Al and his wife Bronda moved to Woolwich in 1998. He is an ordained Episcopal minister and a member of the retired staff of St. Paul's Church, Brunswick. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and the General Theological Seminary in NYC and did graduate studies at the Post Graduate Center for Mental Health also in NY. He enjoys biking and sailing.
  trustee-john-toddJohn Todd while not a true Maine native, John grew up on the coast in East Boothbay.  He graduated from Gould Academy in 1960, he has a BS Tufts University and a commission in the U.S. Navy.  John is an active trustee with Daily Devotions. This connection to Daily Devotions began its roots nearly 20 years ago when Reverend Peter joined his older daughter and now husband in marriage. John and wife Jan live in Cumberland Maine.
  stan-tupperStan Tupper Partner at Birney, Frederick, Quinlan & Tupper, LLC. with an interest in legal services for pilots.University of Maine School of Law,J.D.,City University of Hong Kong,University of Southern Maine, B.A. Class of 2018
  Tim-WhiteTim White, graduated from Worcester State University in 2014 with a B.S. in Economics. Since that time, he has worked at Unum Group, first in Worcester, and now in Portland, ME as an Actuarial Assistant. Outside of work, he enjoys tickling the ivories and spending time with his best friend Abbey, going on hikes, reading a good book, and staring at the night sky through his telescope.
  Harry_MarstersAdviser - Past President -- Chief Master Sergeant Harry L. Marsters II retired from the USAF and Maine Air National Guard in Feb 2013 after more than 32 years of military service, most recently as Chief Enlisted Advisor for the 265th Combat Communications Squadron, South Portland ANG Station, South Portland, Maine.  He is active in the community, currently serving the Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency as a Special Projects Volunteer and as a member of the County’s Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT) as a Communications Unit Leader and Incident Communications Advisor. Harry serves as a Deacon, member of the Ministry of Property and Choir member for the Stevens Avenue Congregational church in Portland; member of the Committee on Ministry for the Cumberland Association of Churches and Ministers, United Church of Christ; a member of the Board of Directors for Grace-Street Ministry Homeless Street Ministry in Portland and the First Radio Parish Church of America. He and his Wife Ginny reside in Portland.   



Past Board Members & Advisers

  David-Crocker2David Crocker, Esq. 
  Jim-PhelpsJames M. Phelps 
  Nancy Dumais newNancy Dumais
  Barbara-Campbell-HarveyAdviser -- Barbara Campbell Harvey 
  Kimberly-CresseyAdviser -- Kimberly Cressey
  Rabbi-Harry-Z-SkyRabbi Harry Z. Sky, Emeriti