Advisory Team

(as of 3/1/2021)
Our resources are based on ideas and feedback from a variety of community and business leaders. Here are those currently contributing their expertise. Doing so helps ensure quality in what we deliver.

NameTitleLocationArea(s) of Project-Related Expertise
Eliza AdamsMiddle school health teacherWindham, MEHealth education, substance abuse prevention, and curriculum materials development
Noelle AugerHigh school English teacherLewiston, MEProject resources for educators and learners
Lydia BellPhD, graduate research associateIndianapolis, INProject development, community project organization, coordination with wellness initiatives
Grace Cleaves Director of Marketing and Communications Wiscasset, ME Small business marketing and live entertainment
Rebecca CrossHigh school Spanish teacherBangor, MEAdult education, Job Corps, trauma-informed education, and foreign language education
Anne-Marie DaveeMS RD LD, Freeport Schools Wellness CoordinatorFreeport, MEProgram development and funding, wellness programs, evaluation research, nutrition and health, parenting
Mary DoyleWellness DirectorAugusta, MECoordination with other health promotion (education) curricula and projects
River DufourYale University Class of 2025New Haven, CTLearner perspectives on resources
Meg EdstromEnvironmental Educator at The Ecology SchoolSaco, MEEducating middle school students about ecological concepts and experiences
Michele GaillardChef and College Foodservice AdministratorBrunswick, MEMarketing healthy food to youth
Gabrielle GosselineOrganic FarmerBowdoinham, MESustainable agriculture in practice, Maine sustainable farming community activities and needs
Nicole GuitePhysical TherapistScarborough, MEMovement as medicine
Lily HamillVisual ArtistRockport, MEGraphics and Visual Presentation
Emma HarringtonLehigh University Class of 2023Bethlehem, PALearner perspectives on resources
Dan HeilPhD, Exercise Physiology Researcher and ProfessorBozeman, MTExercise physiology research
Clayton JonesMiddle School Science TeacherPoland, MEScience and community-engaged learning instruction
Meredith JonesPresident, Maine Community FoundationEllsworth, MENon-profit project funding, team-building, coordination with other Maine non-profits
Mary KennedyBowdoin College Dining Services DirectorBrunswick, MECoordinating with colleges and dining service providers
Heidi KesslerLet's Go! / 5-2-1-0 Goes to School, School Intervention CoordinatorPortland, MECoordinating with other social marketing campaigns and school-based interventions
Seth KroekOrganic Farmer, Crystal Spring FarmBrunswick, MESustainable agriculture in practice, Maine sustainable farming community activities and needs
Mark MacLeodPrice Waterhouse Cooper's ConsultantChicago, ILBusiness marketing and sales, performance management, benchmarking metric analysis
Carla MarcusHealth Promotion Program DeveloperScarborough, MENon-profit health promotion project development and operation
Craig McEwenSociology ProfessorBrunswick, MENetworking and social change
Mo NuñezGreat Schools Initiative Senior AssociatePortland, METeacher and administrator networking, social-emotional education
Jerry PerronProfessional Musician, Music Store Owner, Recording Studio OwnerBrunswick, MESong composition, performance, and recording
Joshua RoodArtistic and Human Resource ConsultantSan Leandro, CAEmpowering communications, team-building
Leslie Joy SimmonsM.A., Psychotherapist and Yoga InstructorBrunswick, MEPractitioner perspectives on health
Kaley SawyerHigh School Guidance CounselorGray, MECredit restoration and learner community experience facilitation
Sarah ShedPublic and Community Health CoordinatorAugusta, MENon-profit project funding, team-building, coordination with other Maine non-profits
Emer SmithPublic Health Educator, ME Center for Disease Control and PreventionAugusta, MECoordination with CDC-affiliated and other health promotion programs
Karen SymanowiczLicensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Clinical CounselorPortland, MEAdolescent emotional intelligence and health, social and emotional learning
Angie TagtowMS RD LD, Environmental Nutrition ConsultantElkhart, IANutrition and environmental education, research publication
Rick WilsonBrunswick High School Teacher and Director of Community Outreach Brunswick, MECommunity-engaged learning, non-profit organization formation, environmental health education
Posie WoodDoctrina Education ConsultingPortland, MEEducational resource development and marketing