Board of Directors


Justin Barnes '01
General Manager, Black Bear Sports Properties
Sue McKechnie Bernier '88
Chief Philanthropy and Marketing Officer, Island Institute
Mark Bolduc '84
President, The Fitch Co.
Michael Bourque '89
Board of Visitors Chair
Ex officio
Connor Bray
President, UMaine Student Government
Ex officio
Elizabeth Downing '77, '44H
Flute Instructor, University of Maine
Christopher C. Farmer '93
Vice President and Regional Community Banker, Skowhegan Savings Bank
Joan Ferrini-Mundy
President of the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias
Ex officio
Bob Fitta
Bob Fitta '83
Director of Advertising, Harvard Magazine
Katie Foster '12
Executive Manager, R.H. Foster Energy LLC
Robert Frank
Robert M. Frank III '88
Senior Principal, WBRC Architects Engineers
Immediate Past Chair
Sarah Pacheco Gallant '12
Graduate Student, Northeastern University
Stacey Harris
Stacey (Gomm) Harris '11
General Superintendent, Consigli Construction Co., Inc.
Robert Jarrett
President, Graduate Student Government
Ex officio
Ukeme Awakessien Jeter '04
Partner, Taft Law Firm
Kathryn Knight-Wise '80
Regional Vice President (New England) at Mattress Firm
Theresa Lee '87
Chief Development Officer, New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill
Vice Chair
Kristen McAlpine '06
Assistant Vice President, First National Bank
Jeffery N. Mills, Ph.D. ’82
President of the University of Maine Foundation
Ex officio
Julia Munsey
Julia Munsey '02
Director of Membership & Corporate Development, Maine International Trade Center
Ivi Nwosu '05
Vice President and Regional Manager, Citizens Bank
Sophia Paddon '20
Paralegal, The Providentia Group
Tom Peaco '88
UMaine Alumni Association
President & Secretary
Jeff Rogers '16
Director of Strategic Initiatives, ProInfoNet
John I. Simpson '71, '83G
Owner, Innovative Solutions Now, Inc.
Lisa Sockabasin '98, '01
Co-CEO, Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness
Jason Solomon '03
Vice President, Eastern Bank
Charles Stanhope '71
Assistant Chief Operating Officer (retired), Library of Congress
Bob Strong
Robert "Bob" Strong
UMaine Foundation Board Chair
Ex officio
Harold "Trey" Stewart III '16, '18G
State Senator, Maine State Legislature
Ethan Tremblay '15, '17G
Energy Policy Analyst, State of Maine
Nate Wildes '12
Executive Director, Live+Work in Maine