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The Children’s Center has a Board of Directors comprised of community volunteers who oversee the manage the organization.

Officers

Amy Tardiff, President

Vice President and General Counsel, J.S. McCarthy Printers

Initial Election to Board: October 22, 2020
Election to Vice President: July 1, 2022
Election to President: July 1, 2023

Craig Garofalo, Vice President

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Loan Officer, Kennebec Savings Bank

Initial Election to Board: October 22, 2020
Election to President: July 1, 2022
Election to Vice President: July 1, 2023

Terry Brann, Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer, MaineGeneral Health

Initial Election to Board: August 13, 2020
Election to Treasurer: May 27, 2021
Re-Election to Treasure: July 1, 2023

Dr. Don Devine, Secretary

Psychologist

Initial Election to Board: January 2017
Election to Secretary: July 1, 2023

Directors

Dr. Lara Walsh

Pediatrician, Kennebec & Winthrop Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Initial Election to the Board: June 21, 2012
Election to Vice President: June 19, 2017
Re-Election to Vice President: June 28, 2018
Re-Election to Vice President: May 23, 2019

Maria Hays

Retired Instructor, Central Maine Community College

Initial Election to Board: January 25, 2018
Election to Treasurer: June 28, 2018
Election to President: May 28, 2020

Carolyn Neilson

Human Resources Specialist, MaineGeneral Health

Initial Election to the Board:May 28, 2020

Re-election to the Board: March 20, 2023

Kelly Gleason

Registered Nurse, Togus VA Medical Center

Initial Election to the Board: March 20, 2023

Liz Fontaine

Realtor, Owner of Lakepoint Realty

Initial Election to the Board: June 26, 2023

Julie Shephard

Vice President, Relationship Manager, Bangor Savings Bank

Initial Election to the Board: November 20, 2023

Cathy Gordon

Retired Psychotherapist

Initial Election to the Board: January 22, 2024