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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors manages the Mitchell Institute’s activities. Its primary functions are establishing policies consistent with the organization’s purposes, and resource management and stewardship. Members are elected and serve three-year terms.

Senator George J. Mitchell Honorary Chairman
Joseph Foley Chair
Christopher Pierce Vice Chair & Treasurer
Sara Burns Second Vice Chair

Sara Burns
President
Central Maine Power
Augusta, Maine
Abigail Diaz
Chief Legal Officer
Tyler Technologies
Falmouth, Maine
Joseph Foley
SVP & Chief Marketing Officer
Unum
Portland, Maine
K.C. Jones
Managing Partner
Verrill Dana, LLP
Portland, Maine
Melissa Roy
Partner
Advocacy Advisors
Washington, D.C.
Gena R. Canning
Partner
Pine State Trading
Portland, Maine
Robert Ervin
Vice President
Spring Brook Ice and Fuel Company
Waterville, Maine
Mark L. Haley
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Michele Martin
Senior Manager of Customer Satisfaction Business Support
L.L. Bean
Freeport, Maine
Lauren Segal
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Dan Coyne
SVP for Community Impact
United Way of Greater Portland
Portland, Maine
Peter Fendler
Principal
Hub International
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
Eric Haskell
Physician
Maine Medical Partners
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Heather Mitchell
Literary Agent
New York, New York
Virginia Swain
Professor Emeritus
Dartmouth College
Yarmouth, Maine
Charles de Sieyes
Falmouth, Maine
Mark Fernandez
Vice President
R.M. Davis
Portland, Maine
David Hines
Director of Research
H.M. Payson & Co.
Portland, Maine
James Morris
Director of Product Management
Wex
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Anne Swift-Kayatta
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Roger M. Deitz
Attorney and Mediator
Dispute Resolution
New York, New York
Joan G. Fischer
Portland, Maine
David Johnson
Portland, Maine
Christopher Pierce
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
Tom Walsh
Owner
Ocean Properties
Bar Harbor, Maine

Senator’s Circle

The Senator’s Circle supports the mission, values, and strategic direction of the Mitchell Institute by promoting the Mitchell Institute and its associated programs across the organization’s many communities, by cultivating its network of supporters and collaborators, and by advocating for the Institute among the Circle’s personal and professional networks.

Marjorie Bride Chair

Tim Agnew
Yarmouth, Maine
Susan Carlisle
Bangor, Maine
Joan Fischer
Portland, Maine
Estelle A. Lavoie
Portland, Maine
Jeff Nathanson
Cumberland, Maine
J. Duke Albanese
Brunswick, Maine
Dan Crewe
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
Mary Mitchell Friedman
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Catherine Lee
North Yarmouth, Maine
Harold Pachios
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Barbara Atkins
Waterville, Maine
Edward Demetriou
Falmouth, Maine
Mark Haley
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Mary McAleney
Cumberland, Maine
David Reynolds
Scarborough, Maine
Marjorie Bride
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Pat Eltman
South Portland, Maine
Peter Handy
Yarmouth, Maine
Bill Mitchell
Waterville, Maine
Christine Williams
Bethesda, Maryland
Rebecca Watt Epstein
Boston, Massachusetts
Sterling Kozlowski
Falmouth, Maine
Carol Mitchell
Portland, Maine