The Minds Behind the Magazine
Senior Hiker is published by Deer Isle Press, LLC, a small publishing house on the coast of Maine, and printed by J.S. McCarthy of Augusta, Maine.
Editor and Publisher
After leaving a career in corporate communications, Lisa Schoonmaker started this magazine to share a lifelong love of mountains and the art and writing they inspire. She lives on a wild piece of land on Deer Isle where she and her husband are building a house.
David Anderson has worked as a cinematographer and architectural photographer in New York City. He is the author of On Wall Street: Architectural Photographs of Lower Manhattan 1980-2000. He now lives in the Mid-Hudson Valley and enjoys photographing landscapes. davidvanderson.com
(Photo: Jennifer Anderson)
Liane enjoys stumping about her yard, garden, and woods during all the Maine seasons with Rose, her rescue bullmastiff. Her daily perambulations (at Rose’s ultra slo-mo, bullmastiff pace) allow Liane ample time to plan her upcoming hikes in exotic locales.
Design and Production Manager
A professional graphic designer for over 25 years, Theresa Ayotte launched Terelar Design and Photography, LLC, a Maine-based graphic design and commercial photography firm, in 1996. She also teaches graphic design at Husson University and, in her free time, hikes on Mount Desert. terelar.com
Jane Sandiford is a retired editor living in New York City. She enjoys rowing, kayaking, moderate hiking, and rambling around town. (Photo: Don Corrigan)
Associate at Large
Holley Mead is a fabric artist with a lifelong love of nature that has inspired her art, her teaching of art and her vegetable and flower gardening. A Deer Isle, Maine, homesteader for 40 years, Holley, her husband, Bruce Bulger, two sons and grandson all share the gift of wonder and appreciation of their ever-changing island surroundings. (Photo: Audhild Bjune)
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