Dieffenbacher-Krall honored by Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission

John Dieffenbacher-Krall, assistant director of research in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine, was recognized at the Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission’s January meeting for his dedicated record of service.

Dieffenbacher-Krall served as the commission’s Executive Director from 2005 to 2017. An announcement about his recognition is on the commission’s website. He continues his work to advance Maine-Wabanaki relations as chair of the Episcopal Committee on Indian Relations. He is also an active member of Decolonizing Maine.

At UMaine, Dieffenbacher-Krall oversees capacity-funded research reporting and publications for UMaine’s largest research center, the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station. He is also clerk for the Board of Agriculture, which advises the University of Maine System and University of Maine on matters concerning agricultural-related research and educational programs.