Roger Leisner - The Maine Paparazzi

    Roger Leisner
    The Maine Paparazzi
    Radio Free Maine - Founder/Owner since 1988
    Radio Free Maine recordings can be found at

    P.O. Box 2705
    Augusta, Maine 04338

    207-242-0643 Cell Phone


    Occupation: Historian - Journalist - Videographer - Photographer - Jester

    1970 BA in History at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale
    Minored in African Studies and Photography
    Graduate work in Community Development
    Created the Community Action Weatherization Program in 1975 in Augusta
    Get Out The Vote Coordinator for the Maine Nuclear Referendum Committee in 1980
    Traveled to London, Cuba and Israel-Palestine in the 1980s representing the Maine United Methodist Church
    Founded Radio Free Maine on March 31, 1988
    One of the first four Maine Green Cross Patient's Choice Award winners in 2011
    Delegate to Maine Democratic Party Conventions since 1976
    Supporter of Augusta Women in Black
    Member of the Rachel Craig - Tom Sturtevant Peace Brigade
    Maine Medical Marijuana Patient since 2011
    Member of the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine
    Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award from Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine in 2014