Rob Scribner started guiding commercial trips as summer work while attending the University of Maine in his home town of Machias. Rob began guiding on his own in 1996 running primarily kayak trips during summer months. After graduating he expanded services to include guided canoe trips and outfitting services while remaining focused on the waters of eastern Maine. Rob guides or drives shuttles full time for his business during the paddling season and attends to the development of Sunrise Canoe and Kayak during the winter months. Rob's love for the rivers and coastal waters of his home is evident in some of his stories about growing up in Washington County.
Jen Scribner started selling kayak trips as summer work while attending the University of Maine at Machias. After graduating, Jen became the marketing manager for a leading Maine outdoor equipment retailer and furthered her experience in the paddlesports industry while running the company's weekly canoe and kayak demos. Jen handles scheduling and reservations year round at Sunrise, runs the rental shop during the summer, and applies her flair for marketing for Sunrise in the off-season. Folks comment regularly about Jen's pleasant personality on the phone and how helpful she is in ensuring all the details of their trip are taken care of.