Welcome to the inner circle.

The Maine Drone Society is a group of technology, aviation professionals, hobbyists, engineers, pilots and artists all dedicated to learning and experimenting with drone and autonomous vehicles on land, in the air or in the water.

The Maine Drone Society Inner Circle is the SWAT team within the community devoted to the three Cs of our presence.

Commercial - Operations, Business Development and Technology interests focusing on local as well as international business affairs.

Community - Development of community education programs devoted to aspiring and established drone users.  


Competition - Skills based talent development devoted to offering opportunities for talented individuals and teams to showcase their skills.

We are Founders, Makers, Technologist, Motion Picture Producers, Aviation Experts, Storytellers and most of all Problem Solvers.


John Samellas

Founder of Creative Management Tools.  Motion picture producer to an online content publisher using YouTube as our screen and embedding into everything for a worldwide audience.


Joe Keeney

Founder of 4 Rotor Filming with a demonstrated history of working in the aviation and aerospace industry. 


Doug Cuffman

Doug Cuffman is a co-founder of SwarmAG, a Maine precision agriculture company that specializes in drone services, remote sensing and agronomy.


Jason Ryan

Founder of Open Bench Project.  Formally trained in Psychology and Education as well as Arts and Architecture.


Matthew Nasi

Matthew Nasi

Founder of Wingspan A/V. Matt is an experienced videographer, editor, and UAS pilot with a passion for storytelling.


Kristopher Kleva

Founder of Maine Drone Society. Maker of digital and physical things.  sUAS Evangelist and Community Organizer.