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
  • Tony Capon
  • Corey Watford
  • Glen Graebner

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 works in industrial design. 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.

Tony Capon was a resident of Ledyard from 1947 to 1969 and returned to town in 2010. In the intervening years he was a naval officer and Vietnam War veteran, got a Ph.D. in sociology, and taught at a university for 33 years, retiring as an emeritus professor. He became a member of IWWC in 2020. In addition to IWWC, he serves on the Water Pollution Control Authority and the Planning and Zoning Commission and is a member of the Avalonia Town Committee.

Corey Watford works in Security. He also volunteers for the Cohanzie Fire Company in Waterford. He has been a volunteer for 27 years there in the fire and EMS. Corey is
a committee member and assistant leader of a local Scout organization and cheer. Corey has been a Ledyard resident for 3 years and a member of the IWWC since 2019.

Glen Graebner retired from submarines while stationed in Groton in 2004.  He worked for a short period of time as a government employee at the Submarine Learning Center, then shifted over to become a DoD contractor working as a systems engineer.  In 2017, Glen was hired by Electric Boat and is now working in the program office supporting Seawolf class submarines.  Glen and his wife Rebecca are devoted hiking enthusiasts and, as such, greatly appreciate those efforts to preserve land in its natural state.