Jody Rose CV

Jody Rose

262 Looks Point Road

Jonesboro, ME 04648




CURATOR, Cape Split Place, Addison, ME, 2007 – Present.

  • Coordinate management of art, archives, and library of 20th Century Modernist, John Marin and other artists.
  • Maintain digital archive, art library, and manage office.
  • Supervise loans for exhibition, press, correspondence, and special projects such as:
    • Liaison for Marin Estate and 217 Films during production & post-production of full-length documentary about Marin, Let the Paint Be Paint (2009).
    • Created Pictorial Postmark honoring Marin’s USPS Forever Postage Stamp.

EDUCATOR, Tales Told: Storytelling for Lifelong Learners, Jonesboro, ME, 2005 – present. 

  • Develop experiential learning projects for middle, high-school, and lifelong learners using the rich history and culture of Downeast Maine. Representative projects:
    • Cobscook Institute, Trescott, ME, 2012 – 2013.
      • Designed and delivered class for alternative high school in which students collected oral history, conducted primary research in archives and attics, and used field work to supplement standard research tools to make a documentary. 
      • Grant support: ME Arts Commission SMART Grant & ME Coast Heritage Trust.
    • Jonesboro Elementary School, Jonesboro, ME, 2009.
      • Produced living history “newscast” and led middle-school students’ collection of oral history for townwide Bicentennial celebration.
      • Grant; support: The Perloff Family Foundation.
  • For more info on educational projects and performances see

DIRECTOR, Porter Memorial Library, Machias, ME, 2004 – 2007.

  • Administered all aspects of library operations, personnel, and programs. 
  • Planned and led public events, lectures and storytellings.
  • Created Young Adult Section that boosted youth circulation 65%.
    • Grant support: Samuel & Rose Rudman Foundation and “We the People” Grant.

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, University of Maine At Machias, Machias, ME.

  • Birds of Eastern Maine (ENV 220), a three-week field intensive class, Summer 2002
  • Animal Behavior (ENV 201), Spring 2003, Fall 2004.

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Washington County Community College, Calais, ME.

  • Introduction to Biology (lecture & lab sections), Spring 2004 and Fall 2003.
  • Introduction to Psychology, Fall 2002.
  • Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2003.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, WNET/Channel 13, New York, NY, 1988 – 1990.

  • Worked on all phases of producing INNOVATION, an Emmy Award-winning weekly PBS science documentary from pre- through post-production. 
  • Episode subjects include: Drug Development and Testing (for which we interviewed Anthony Fauci at the height of the AIDS epidemic), Emergency Medicine, Headaches, Spinal Cord Injury, Zoo Design, and Stress Medicine.  

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, Video Veritas, Ltd. New York, NY, 1985 – 1988.

  • Worked on all aspects of program development through post production with emphasis on investigation of primary source material for medical, scientific, and historical information. Representative project: CAUSE OF DEATH: INFLUENZA, a half-hour stand alone documentary (for which I interviewed several survivors of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic) supplemented by a half-hour discussion segment.  Awards: Columbus International Film Festival, Intercom, and the Association of Visual Communicators Festival.


  • MS, Biology, Union College, Schenectady, NY, 1999.
  • BA, Arts (Theater/English), Union College, Schenectady, NY, 1978.
  • Washington County Leadership Institute, Xi Class, 2010.


  • Town of Jonesboro
    • Planning Board Member, 2014 – 2016.
    • Bicentennial Committee, 2007 – 2009.
    • Comprehensive Plan Member, 2006 – 2008.
  • Cobscook Institute, Trescott, ME, Core Group Founding Member, 1999.
  • Sigma Xi, Associate Member, Union College Chapter, 1999 –  present.
  • Pew Scholarship, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1990.
  • Member Actors Equity Association, 1975 – present.