Class of 2003 Winter 2022 Class Note

Jamie Beaudoin G has been named the new University of Maine Farmington Athletics Director. Jamie has been a longtime coach and athletics administrator. His career at UMF started in 1998 and he has coached men’s basketball, men’s soccer, women’s basketball, and served as the associate athletics director. Over his time as women’s basketball coach, he led the team to multiple championships and was named Coach of the Year in 2003 and 2007.
Timothy Tunney G was named to the Heart of Ellsworth board of directors, the downtown Ellsworth community’s revitalization group. Tim is a commercial loan officer for Franklin Savings Bank and sits on the board of the Blue Hill Co-op and Peninsula Conservation Corporation. He clearly has focused his leadership work in the heart of Hancock County.
Ashley Lacognata Allen ’20G has stepped down as principal of Holbrook Middle School, part of Maine’s Regional School Unit 63. She joins multiple other top administrators and officials who have resigned from this same Maine school district.
Nicholas R. Raymond ’08G is superintendent of Hampden-area schools as part of Regional School Unit 22. He moved to his new position after serving as principal of Samuel L. Wagner Middle School in that same district. Nick began his education career in 2003 as a math teacher and has been influential in RSU 22 since.
The UMaine Sports Hall of Fame inducted a new class that included Stephen Cooper! Stephen earned the Associated Press All-American awards as a linebacker for the Black Bears in 2002. He was also named Atlantic-10 Defensive Player of the Year and Co-Defensive Player of the Year as well as being a two-time finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award — all during his career at UMaine. He later had a celebrated nine-year career with the San Diego Chargers.
Jason Solomon has joined the Boston area’s Eastern Bank’s new practice dedicated to women and minority businesses as the director of business development. This practice focuses on bringing customers to Eastern Bank with a concierge approach — service above and beyond the large bank look and feel.
Congratulations to all the movers, shakers, and leaders in the Class of 2003!