Dog Advisory Committee

The Dog Advisory Committee promotes the responsible behavior of pets and their owners and monitors the public beaches in Kennebunk keeping these areas clean, safe and accessible for the enjoyment of all. The Dog Advisory Committee activities also include:
  • Overseeing the beaches when dogs are present to ensure that all are following the rules in the ordinance;
  • Identifying, receiving and following up on any reports of incidents involving dogs on the beach and working cooperatively with the Kennebunk Police Department and Animal Control officer to resolve any issues that arise;
  • Keeping dog waste bag dispensers filled along the beach and;
  • Maintaining the Welcome Dogs on Kennebunk Beaches (PDF) info sheet
The Dog Advisory Committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (April through October) at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Town Hall. All meetings are posted in Town Hall and on the Meeting Calendar.

Committee Members

Title Term Expires
Alice Ferran Chair 2023
Linda Miller Cleary
Member 2023
Susan Hennessey Member 2022
Caren Lederer Member 2022
Patricia Seamans Member 2022
Vacant (2) Member 2023
Vacant (3) Member 2024
Dianne Trachimowicz Secretary (non-resident, 1-yr) 2022
Rebecca Parker Animal Control Officer Ex-Officio
Kennebunk Police Dept. Ex-Officio
William Ward, Jr. Select Board Liaison  
Bow Sabelawski

Bow Sabelawski

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