Town of Bowdoinham hires Thomas Woodin as Town Manager

The Town of Bowdoinham has hired Thomas Woodin as its next Town Manager. Woodin will start September 9, filling the position left vacant by the resignation of William Post in July.

For the past 12 years, Woodin has served as the Town Manager in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. He brings significant experience leading a wide range of critical municipal functions and departments, including Public Works Fire, Police, Harbor Master, Emergency Management, and multiple boards and committees. He has managed teams and led complex projects and processes, both in Boothbay Harbor and in his previous career as a Lead Inventory Buyer at L.L. Bean. “I am very excited to have the opportunity to serve the people and the Town of Bowdoinham,” Woodin said. “I look forward to meeting the members of the community, getting to know my colleagues on the municipal staff, and working with the Select Board to address the needs of the town.”

“The Select Board voted unanimously to bring Tom on board, and we are thrilled to welcome him as our next Town Manager,” said Tony Lewis, Bowdoinham Select Board Chair. “His experience managing the town of Boothbay Harbor will be a great asset to Bowdoinham. We look forward to him joining the Town and helping move Bowdoinham forward, guided by the Town’s comprehensive plan.”

Woodin is a member of the Maine Municipal Association and the International City Management Association. He has a bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Southern Maine.

For more information, contact Select Board Chair Tony Lewis at or (207) 318-5416.