MI icon Directors and Advisors

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
Sara Burns Chair
Najla Frayha Vice Chair
Joseph Foley Treasurer

Sara Burns
Augusta, Maine
Bruce A. Epstein
President
Odysseys Unlimited
Boston, Massachusetts
Joseph Foley
Falmouth, Maine
Heather Mitchell
Literary Agent
New York, New York
Lauren Segal
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Gena R. Canning
Partner
Pine State Trading
Portland, Maine
Peter Fendler
Principal
Hub International
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
Mark L. Haley
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
James Morris
Director of Product Management
WEX
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Paul Suitter
Assistant Attorney General
State of Maine
Portland, Maine
Charles de Sieyes
Falmouth, Maine
Mark Fernandez
Vice President
R.M. Davis
Portland, Maine
Nathan Kinney
Assistant Director of Strategic
Workforce Planning
EY
Portland, Maine
Alison C. Nathanson
Cumberland, Maine
Virginia Swain
Yarmouth, Maine
Abigail Diaz
Chief Legal Officer
Tyler Technologies
Falmouth, Maine
Joan G. Fischer
Portland, Maine
Scott T. Maker
North Yarmouth, Maine
Christopher Pierce
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
Nicole Witherbee
President & CEO
John T. Gorman Foundation
Portland, Maine
Najla Frayha
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Unum
Falmouth, Maine
 Carmita L. McCoy
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Elyse Pratt-Ronco
Assistant Director
University of Maine at Farmington Upward Bound
Farmington, 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
Dan Coyne
Scarborough, Maine
David Johnson
Portland, Maine
Bill Mitchell
Waterville, Maine
David Reynolds
Scarborough, Maine
J. Duke Albanese
Brunswick, Maine
Dan Crewe
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
Catherine Lee
North Yarmouth, Maine
Carol Mitchell
Portland, Maine
Malcolm Rogers
Scarborough, Maine
Barbara Atkins
Waterville, Maine
Roger Deitz
New York, New York
Michele Martin
Scarborough, Maine
Mary Mitchell Friedman
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Zoe Sahloul
Falmouth, Maine
Marjorie Bride
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Pat Eltman
South Portland, Maine
Mary McAleney
Cumberland, Maine
Jeff Nathanson
Cumberland, Maine
Anne Swift-Kayatta
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Susan Carlisle
Bangor, Maine
Rebecca Watt Epstein
Boston, Massachusetts
Karen McDonald
Scarborough, Maine
Merle Nelson
Portland, Maine
Christine Williams
Bethesda, Maryland
Tracy Gay
Atlantic Beach, Florida
Rebecca Mills
Portland, Maine
Harold Pachios
Cape Elizabeth, Maine