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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
President
Central Maine Power
Augusta, Maine
Peter Fendler
Principal
Hub International
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
David Johnson
Principal
Kaplan Johnson
Portland, Maine
Lauren Segal
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Dan Coyne
SVP for Community Impact
United Way of Greater Portland
Portland, Maine
Mark Fernandez
Vice President
R.M. Davis

Portland, Maine
K.C. Jones
Managing Partner
Verrill Dana, LLP
Portland, Maine
Virginia Swain
Professor Emeritus
Dartmouth College
Yarmouth, Maine
Charles de Sieyes
Falmouth, Maine
Joseph Foley
SVP & Chief Marketing Officer
Unum
Portland, Maine
Michele Martin
Senior Manager of Customer Satisfaction Business Support
L.L. Bean
Freeport, Maine
Anne Swift-Kayatta
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Roger M. Deitz
Attorney and Mediator
Dispute Resolution
New York, New York
Brenda Garrand
Founder and CEO
GarrandPartners
Portland, Maine
Heather Mitchell
Literary Agent
New York, New York
Tom Walsh
Owner
Ocean Properties
Bar Harbor, Maine
Robert Ervin
Vice-President
Spring Brook Ice and Fuel Company
Waterville, Maine
Eric Haskell
Physician
Maine Medical Partners

Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Christopher Pierce
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
David Hines
Director of Research
H.M. Payson & Co.
Portland, Maine
Melissa Roy
Partner
Advocacy Advisors
Washington, D.C.