Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission

  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st Tuesday of the month
  • Town Hall Annex
    Council Chambers


  • Justin DeBrodt, Chairman
  • Paul Maugle, Vice Chairman
  • Daniel Pealer, Member

  • Beth Ribe, Member
  • Lynmarie Thompson, Member
  • John Persano, Alternate Member

IWWC Members

Justin DeBrodt serves as an Integrated Logistics Systems (ILS) Specialist contracted to support the US Navy for a large local shipyard. He also has supervised production operations of technical and engineering personnel. He holds a M.S. in Organizational Management. Justin is a Committee member and leader of a local Scout organization and has served as both a baseball coach and Commissioner. Justin has been a Ledyard resident for 32 years and a member of the IWWC since 2014. 
Daniel Pealer serves as a Sales Associate for a large local retailer. He holds a B.S. in Marine Sciences. His areas of interest and independent study are economics, politics, mathematics, and philosophy. Daniel has skills in a wide variety of technologies and was a former member of the Ledyard Robotics Team. Dan has served on the IWWC since 2013.

Beth Ribe serves as a Project Manager for a national retail lighting group. She holds a B.S. with a concentration on project management. She has worked extensively with contractors in the construction industry. She has been a Ledyard resident since 2012 and has been an IWWC member since 2014.

Lynmarie R. Thompson recently retired from managing instructional programs and providing regional professional development for school systems. She holds a Ph.D. in Adult, Higher and Technical Education with a concentration in career counseling and educational research. Lynmarie has been a Ledyard resident since 1979 and a Wetlands Commissioner for over 30 years. 

Paul Maugle, Ph. D, C.F.S. has retired and makes wine at Maugle Sierra Vineyards LLC.  He holds a post Doctorate in Analytical Chemistry, Ph.D. in Food Science – Enzymology, a Master of Science in Animal Science & Aquaculture, and a B.S. in Marine Science & Aquatic Chemistry.  Paul has worked overseas for more than 25 years in Human Nutrition, Aquaculture, Aquatic Feeds, and Resource Development, for both NGO’s and Private companies. Paul is a Ledyard resident since 2002 and is also a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission.