Town Council Members

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MEMBERS


Jeremy A. Gabrielson

Chair
5 Rocky Knoll Road
Term expires 12/2024


Jeremy Gabrielson was elected in November 2018 and was re-elected to his second term on the council on November 2, 2021.  

Prior to serving as Chair, Jeremy represented the council on the Fort Williams Master Plan Update Committee,  on the Greater Portland Council of Governments General Assembly and Metro Coalition, Thomas Memorial Library Foundation, and Appointments Committee.

Jeremy has a background in community planning and economic development, having worked for the Island Institute and Washington County Council of Governments in eastern Maine. He currently works as a Conservation and Community Planner at Maine Coastal Heritage Trust. A graduate of Cape Elizabeth High School, Jeremy and his wife, Sarah, moved back to Cape Elizabeth in 2014. They have two children, who both attend Cape schools.



Nicole Boucher
14 Grover Road
Term expires 12/2023

Nicole Boucher was elected in November 2020. She is serving as the chair of the Appointments Committee and is one of two members on the School Board's building committee.

Nicole has lived in Cape Elizabeth with her husband, Shawn, since 2010. Their child attends Pond Cove Elementary. Prior to being elected, she served on the Recycling Committee where her major contributions included communication and outreach via the creation of a Facebook page and refreshing an informational pamphlet for new residents.

She owns a boutique consulting firm and works with digital business owners on strategic planning and business management. She is trained in Lean Six Sigma and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Southern Maine and a B.A. in English from the University of New England.


Susan A. Gillis
2 Elmwood Road
Term expires 12/2024


Susan was elected to the Town Council in November 2021. She is serving on the Appointments Committee and is a member of the Thomas Jordan Grants subcommittee.

Susan grew up and was educated in the Cape Elizabeth school system.  Wanting her children to enjoy living in a small coastal community she, with her husband, Peter and two daughters, moved back to Cape Elizabeth in 1997.  Susan has enjoyed a lifelong career in sales and continues to travel throughout the State helping her clients grow their businesses and offering solutions to their problems.  In addition, she and her husband are property managers with buildings in Portland and Saco.


Caitlin R. Jordan
83 Old Ocean House Road
Term expires 12/2022

Caitlin Jordan was re-elected to a rare fourth term on the Town Council in 2019. She was first elected in November 2010, and to second and third terms in 2013 and 2016.

This council year, Caitlin is a member of the Appointments Committee, the Thomas Jordan Grants subcommittee, and represents the council on the ad hoc state of Maine Bicentennial Celebration Committee. She is part of the 13th generation descended from the Rev. Robert and Sarah Jordan, who founded Cape Elizabeth. She resides on Old Ocean House Road.

She received her B.A. in psychology from New England College; and a J.D. from the University Of New Hampshire School Of Law and has opened a law practice here in Cape Elizabeth. She also serves as the business manager of Alewives Brook Farm. She has been an active member of the Cape Farm Alliance.


Penelope A. Jordan
21 Wells Road
Term expires 12/2022

Penny Jordan was re-elected to her second consecutive term on the council in 2019. She was first elected to fill an unexpired term in 2009, and elected again for a non-consecutive term in 2016.

Penny is heading the Ordinance Committee for a third time this council year, as well as serving as a member of the Thomas Jordan Grants subcommittee. She is also in her third consecutive year as Cape Elizabeth's representative on the regional Portland Jetport Noise Abatement Committee.

Penny has over 30 years experience in project management and business planning. She holds a master's degree in social work from Boston University, focusing on Community Organizing and Program Design. She is a lifelong resident of Cape Elizabeth.

In 1999 she rejoined the family business at Jordan's Farm on Wells Road. Penny and her siblings are the fourth generation to maintain Jordan's as a working farm.

Penny was instrumental in starting Cape Farm Alliance. She is on the board of Cumberland County Farm Bureau and Maine Farm Bureau. Penny is a member of the Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society (MESAS), is active in hunger prevention programs in Southern Maine and is currently leading an initiative to identify ways to end hunger in Maine by 2030.


Gretchen Noonan
152 Ocean House Road
Term expires 12/2023

Gretchen was elected to the Town Council in November 2020. She has joined the Appointments Committee and was named the Council representative to the Thomas Memorial Library Foundation.

Gretchen grew up in rural Massachusetts, and moved to Cape Elizabeth in 2005. She lives here with her husband and son. She has an undergraduate degree in history and a master’s degree in healthcare management, and has worked most of her career in public health. She is also the grants chair of the Middle School Parents’ Association and is a member of the Water Extrication Team, where she has trained as a rescue swimmer.



Timothy S. Reiniger
40 Belfield Road
Term expires 12/2024

Timothy Reiniger serves as Director of Reiniger LLC in Portland, Maine where he provides advisory services relating to information law and policy (digital identity, privacy, information security, and notarial law). Previously, he served as the third Executive Director of the National Notary Association of the United States.  Tim has authored and spearheaded first in the nation laws for remote/online notarization (2011) and digital identity issuance and management (2015), both in Virginia. As a result of these efforts, he was appointed as an ABA Advisor to the Uniform Law Commission’s drafting committee to amend the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018). In addition, Tim has served on the Advisory Board of the European Union’s LIGHTest Project and as a Vice-Chair of the Information Security Committee of the ABA’s Science & Technology Law Section. He is a member of the California, District of Columbia, Maine, and New Hampshire Bars.


Prior to moving to Cape in 2017, Tim and his wife Alice have lived in Richmond, Virginia, Pasadena, California, and Manchester, New Hampshire. Tim and Alice have two sons, Charles (grade 10) and Robert (grade), both of whom graduated from CEMS and now attend Cheverus. All four are musicians.


Tim's previous political experience included service as an intern in the office of Sen. Edward Kennedy, a volunteer on the US Senate campaign of Elliot Richardson (MA), and a three-term Alderman in Manchester, New Hampshire.