Town Council Members

Michael Perkins – Chairman

Harold Buzzell

Don Borman

Dana Wrigley

Mark Fisher

Mike Perkins

mikeperkinsMike and his wife Kelly have lived in Oakland for the past twenty-two years. They have two children, Chris and Gabrielle. He was a full time police officer in Oakland and now works for the Somerset County Sheriffs Department as a patrol deputy. Mike owns KMD Driving School in Oakland and drives a school bus for RSU #18. You may contact Mike by email at mike@kmddrivingschool.com

Dana Wrigley

Dana WrigleyMr. Wrigley is an Oakland native and a 1959 graduate of Williams High School and a graduate of Southern Maine Technical College. Dana retired from Central Maine Power Co. after 37 years. He has served on the Budget and Advisory Committee as a member for 20 years and as Chairman for many of them. He was elected to serve as a Town Council member in November 2006. He is active in many bodies of Masonry and a 43 year member of Messalonskee Lodge, serving as Master for 3 years and is presently the secretary. He also serves as President of the Oakland Alumni Association. He and his wife Marie live on Fairfield Street. You can contact Dana by email at dwwrig@myfairpoint.net or cell phone 314-6676

Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher

Mark has lived in Oakland since he was 3 years old. He has attended Thomas Business College and Kennebec Valley Community College.  He has studied Pulp and Paper Technology, Computer Automated Design and Real Estate.  He currently serves on the following boards.

  • Kennebec Regional Development Assoc. (First Park) Since 2002
  • Kennebec Valley Council of Governments
  • Kotlas Russia Waterville Area Sister City Connection Since 2002
  • KVCOG Community Economic Development Committee
  • Friends of Messalonskee Lake Association Since 2002
  • He attends church regularly

Mark was a past employee of Camp Manitou for Boy for 12 years, and currently holds a specialized foster parenting license.  He runs a small educational consulting company American Academic Adventures LLC.  Since 2002 he has hosted over 60 students from 8 different countries.  He is a recipient of The White House Gold ( and 2 Silver) Presidential Service Awards for volunteering over 500 hours.  In 2017 Mark was nominated to receive a REM Volunteer award for his citizen diplomacy activities, including leading a group to Kotlas Russia to celebrate their 100th annervarsery.  This group includes the Governor and 8 others from the area.  This will be his 3rd trip to Russia as a citizen diplomat.

You may contact Mark by email/call at:  americanacademicadventures@gmail.com or 465-4622

Don Borman

Don BormanDon came to Oakland in 1972 as a teacher and coach at Messalonskee High School after graduation from Colby College. After 35 years in education and a Masters degree in management from Thomas and a CAS in education administration from UMO, he dedicates his time to civic and community organizations, while running a small accounting and consulting business, Integra Services in Oakland. In addition to serving a first term on the Town Council, Don is the treasurer of the Waterville Area Rotary, secretary of the McGrath Pond Salmon Lake Association, treasurer of the Kennebec Valley Community College Foundation Board, and a Board member of the Pine Tree Society. Don and his wife Terry have lived in Oakland since marrying in 1974. Son Matt also lives in Oakland, while his daughter Megan and family live in southern New Jersey, visiting Oakland whenever possible. You can contact Don at 465-2860 or by email at dborman@dialmaine.com  

Harold Buzzell

Harold, “Buzz” as most people know him by, moved to Oakland in 1965, graduated from MHS Class of 1973, Associate’s Degree in Fire Sciences from SMCC.  Married to Peg Knowles Buzzell for 40 years, we have one son Jeremy 38, our adopted daughter Sharon 40. Have been employed in various capacities by Hammond Lumber for 30 years. Formerly was member of Budget Committee for 5 years, Oakland Fire Rescue 10 years plus, Maine Licensed EMT-B for 18 years. Former member USMC, have belonged to American Legion 34 years, Wtvl Elks Club 18 years. Hobby is carpentry/building work on the side. Looking forward to representing town’s residents as a new first term Councilor. Contact me at 314-3935 or hbuzzell2017@yahoo.com.