Adam Gormely started his law enforcement career in 1990 in the Moosehead Lake area as a deputy game warden. Working with the Maine Warden Service Adam was able to spend some time in Kittery, Waterville and Greenville where he took a Sergeant’s position in 2006. In 2008 he transferred as a Lieutenant to take command of the southern most division of the state where he remained until March of 2021 when he retired.
During his tenure, Adam served as Maine’s boating law administrator allowing him a national perspective serving on many committees dealing with issues across the entire US. Adam has served in many rolls in the Warden Service to include mapper, planner and incident commander on the Maine Warden Service Incident Command Team. Adam has overseen and directed a wide range and multitude of critical incidents and understands the effects these incidents can have on officers.
Adam holds an Associate Degree in Legal Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management, both from the University of Maine. Adam has attended many graduate level leadership classes and holds certifications in watercraft and recreational vehicle training from both the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife as well as the National Safe Boating Council. In addition, Adam is a licensed USCG Captain.
Adam’s passions lie with teaching and instructing, and he has taught and instructed in many venues to include a variety of classes in State Gov, University of Maine, Augusta and different LE academy settings.
One of Adam’s favorite quotes is that of Gordan Graham’s,” If it is predictable it is preventable”.
Adam also believe that Ron Glidden’s book “Bulletproof Leadership” is a must read for anyone that manages people.
When not working Adam can usually be found hunting and fishing with his three boys, Will, Jacob and Ben and his wife Kim.
Adam became Nationally Instructor Certified by IADLEST in January 2023.