Who Makes It Work?


Friends Of Little River Lighthouse – a proven successful nine-year old non-profit organization that orchestrated the saving of this lighthouse, and has created myriad opportunities for the public, church groups, scouts and community organizations to experience and learn about Lighthouse life and history. Included in this group are two direct descendants of Little River Lighthouse Keepers

An Advisory Board that includes multiple educators, both the Publisher and Editor of Lighthouse Digest Magazine, Maine-based CEOs and executives, a retired US Coast Guardsman (who was stationed at Little River Light) and a Cutler resident and lobsterman, and others

The American Lighthouse Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving American’s historic lighthouses. ALF was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Rockland, Maine. ALF and its chapters have stewardship responsibility for twenty-two of America’s lighthouses and has invested over $2.2 million dollars in lighthouse preservation over the past decade.

Bill Kitchen – (Program Director and Endeavor on-island resident) – is an award winning marketing and event executive who lived for 15 years on Manhattan and is now a licensed teacher in MA.. He is also an avid sailor, step-parent, photographer and artist, and has served as a volunteer Keeper at Little River Light for the last three seasons.  LinkedIn -