Jeffrey D. Kobrock G is an influencer in town governments and economic growth. He has been the town manager of Winthrop, ME, since 2019. Prior to Winthrop, Jeff was the city manager in Gardiner, ME, and the executive director of the Midcoast Council of Governments and Midcoast Economic Development District.
Jaclyn Martin Tourtelotte has been named Foxcroft Academy’s athletic administrator. She served as the interim administrator during the 2020-21 academic year, and in May 2021 was officially offered the position. She is also continuing as the school’s certified athletic trainer. Jaclyn began her career in 2011 at Foxcroft Academy after seven years of teaching physical education and health at Orono High School. Congratulations, Jaclyn!
Congratulations to Raffi Wolf, who was among the newest inductees into the University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame this past summer. Raffi was part of the two-time German Olympic women’s ice hockey team and is the first women’s ice hockey player to be inducted. Raffi ranks third in school history with 55 career goals and is fifth in career points (92), second in single-season goals (31), fourth in season points (43), and tied for first with 17 career power-play goals. All incredible feats!
Thomas Schmidt is a percussionist with the Juventas New Music Ensemble of Boston, MA. He holds a lengthy resume, performing on stages across the country with dozens of groups including the Boston Philharmonic, Boston Brass All-Stars Big Band, and performing with numerous musicals. Tom is described as equally at home playing in a jazz big band, for a musical, or with an ensemble. He is on the faculty at the Berklee College of Music.
Tim Tunney G joined Franklin Savings Bank at their Ellsworth location. For more than 15 years Tim has worked in commercial banking, helping many business owners in Hancock County. On top of the homegrown work he provides, Tim is an eight-time Boston Marathon finisher!
Last August, Andrew Cyr moved to Anchorage to take the position of the state of Alaska’s toxicologist. He works with other state agencies to find solutions to poor air and water quality. Andrew holds a Ph.D. in fisheries from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His thesis was Mercury Concentrations and Feeding Ecology of Fishes in Alaska.
As we turn the page to 2022, I wish you good health and snow-bound fun during the winter months!