Keith Marden, Treasurer of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Gaming Corporation and member of the Tribal Council, brings with him over 20 years of project management and business management skills. Mr. Marden served on the Gaming board during the gaming initiative in New Bedford from 1996-1997 at which time Governor Weld signed a compact with the Tribe.
Mr. Marden is a native of New Bedford and has currently resided in Somerset for the past 16 years. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth.
Mr. Marden is a dedicated husband of 20 years and the father of 3 wonderful children. He and his family are committed to community service and are involved with many local community service projects in support of a local Boy Scout troop from which their son received his Eagle Scout Badge. Mr. Marden and his family have been involved in many local community projects such as renovating a section of the local historical society building as part of his son’s Eagle Scout Project, painting and upgrading local playgrounds,and painting local church facilities to name a few. Additionally, Mr. Marden and his wife are avid supporters and volunteers of their children’s music and extracurricular activities. Mr. Marden also served as the Parade Marshall for a local parade, which involved organizing and planning the logistics of all parade participants.
Mr. Marden has been a Deputy Sheriff of Bristol County for over 20 years and is currently employed as the Vice President of Manufacturing for a small manufacturing company in Rhode Island.