Ryan Pelletier

Data Analyst & Researcher

Department: Engagement
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Originally from York, Maine, Ryan has a BA in Political Science from Williams College. Prior to joining MCHT, Ryan worked with CIEE (Portland), an international education exchange non-profit, and also brings previous experience as an environmental educator and land steward in both Maine and Hawai’i. Ryan loves Maine and is thrilled to be part of the MCHT mission to help protect our coast and broaden the connection between the people of Maine and its vital landscapes.  Ryan currently lives in Durham with his partner Usha, and daughter Ruby. In his free time, Ryan enjoys exploring Maine’s natural beauty with his family and anytime he can get in the water for a surf or paddleboard.

Ryan has been with MCHT since 2021.

On land conservation: “The ocean, mountains, forests, fields, rivers and all the spaces between have been essential elements in my life. I have experienced the transformative affect of outdoor pursuits and seen how it changes people and offers new perspectives. Conservation creates opportunities for these impactful experiences and I want my daughter, and all people, to have access to those opportunities.”

On the job: As a member of MCHT’s Engagement Team, Ryan works to connect people to MCHT by planning and executing data analytics projects that drive fundraising. He creates data-informed strategies to refine priorities and enhance marketing and fundraising efforts, conducts research, and assists with maintaining a prospect management system to building meaningful relationships and maximize donor engagement.

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