MPPA Volunteers Needed
Please contact John Doyle if you would like more information

Board Positions - The board meets approximately 6 times per year.  Meetings are scheduled in the evening for about 2 hours and can be attended remotely via phone or video conference.

  • Director - Regular attendance at Board meetings to review and work on initiatives that advance the mission of the MPPA

  • Secretary - All the responsibilities of a Director, records the minutes of Board meetings and the Annual Meeting

  • Vice-President - All the responsibilities of a Director, performs the duties of the President in his/her absence


  • Assistant Lake Host Point Person - Assist Lake Host Point Person with administrative and training responsibilities.  Work with contacts at NH Lakes and LSPA in the Point Person's absence.  Fill-in as needed during the summer months coordinating paid and volunteer lake host schedules.  Time commitment is variable; please contact Sue Showalter.

  • Lake Host - Typically involves 2 - 3 hours per week in the summer performing lake hosting at the boat launch to educate boaters on the prevention of introducing invasive species into the pond.

  • Weed Watcher - Involves 1 - 2 hours per month in the summer performing on-pond inspections for invasive species along a small section of the pond near the shoreline.

  • Roadside Trash Pick-up - Involves adopting a portion of 1 road near the pond for 1 month between in the summer and spending 1 - 2 hours picking up trash.

  • Spring Cleanup Day - Involves working in groups for about 4 hours to clean out the culverts on roads near the pond to prevent sediment and debris from entering the pond.  Typically scheduled on a weekend morning in early May. 


  • Annual Meeting Speakers - Work with the Board of Directors to identify 1 or 2 topics that would be of interest to the general membership and contact/retain potential speakers for the Annual Meeting on July 31, 2021



Messer Pond Protective Association
PO Box 103
New London, NH 03257

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