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
Christopher Pierce Chair
Sara Burns Vice Chair
Joseph Foley Treasurer

Sara Burns
Augusta, Maine
Bruce A. Epstein
President
Odysseys Unlimited
Boston, Massachusetts
Joseph Foley
Falmouth, Maine
Scott T. Maker
North Yarmouth, Maine
Alison C. Nathanson
Cumberland, Maine
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
K.C. Jones
Managing Partner
Verrill Dana, LLP
Portland, Maine
Christopher Pierce
Cumberland Foreside, 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
Michele Martin
Senior Manager of Customer Satisfaction
Business Support
L.L. Bean
Freeport, Maine
Lauren Segal
Cape Elizabeth, 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
Rebecca Mills
Manager of Partner Services
& Indirect Tax
WEX
Portland, Maine
Virginia Swain
Yarmouth, Maine
Abigail Diaz
Chief Legal Officer
Tyler Technologies
Falmouth, Maine
Joan G. Fischer
Portland, Maine
David Johnson
Portland, Maine
Heather Mitchell
Literary Agent
New York, New York
Nicole Witherbee
Chief Program Officer
John T. Gorman Foundation
Portland, Maine
 Najla Frayha
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Unum
Falmouth, Maine
James Morris
Director of Product Management
WEX
Cape Elizabeth, 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 Crewe
Cumberland Foreside, Maine
Nathan Kinney
Somerville, Massachusetts
Carol Mitchell
Portland, Maine
David Reynolds
Scarborough, Maine
J. Duke Albanese
Brunswick, Maine
Roger Deitz
New York, New York
Catherine Lee
North Yarmouth, Maine
Mary Mitchell Friedman
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Malcolm Rogers
Scarborough, Maine
Barbara Atkins
Waterville, Maine
Pat Eltman
South Portland, Maine
Mary McAleney
Cumberland, Maine
Jeff Nathanson
Cumberland, Maine
Zoe Sahloul
Falmouth, Maine
Marjorie Bride
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Rebecca Watt Epstein
Boston, Massachusetts
Karen McDonald
Scarborough, Maine
Merle Nelson
Portland, Maine
Anne Swift-Kayatta
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Susan Carlisle
Bangor, Maine
Tracy Gay
Atlantic Beach, Florida
Bill Mitchell
Waterville, Maine
Harold Pachios
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Christine Williams
Bethesda, Maryland