Gary Miller retires from presidency of Sheepscot Lake Association

Current president Slater Cladell , left, recognizing Gary’s service and dedication to protect the health and beauty of the lake he loves. The association is grateful for his commitment and looks forward to his continued support and involvement as a member. (contributed photo)

“We can find meaning and reward by serving some higher purpose than ourselves, a shining purpose, the illumination of a thousand points of light.” ― George H.W. Bush

This quote by our 41st president recognizes the need for individuals to share their time and energies with worthy causes. Gary Miller recognized a need nine years ago when he joined and helped found the newly-formed Sheepscot Lake Association (SLA), in Palermo. As a founding member he helped form the mission of the association to: “…work with property owners, local and state officials to preserve, enhance, and protect the beauty and quality of Sheepscot Lake and its adjacent areas.”

Soon after Gary Miller was elected president of the SLA and served for eight years. Under his leadership the membership grew and the programs expanded to include water quality inspections, courtesy boat inspections, annual loon count and participation in the Lake Smart program.

For more information about the Sheepscot Lake Association or to become a member please email

Submitted by Pam McKenny and Carolyn Viens.


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