Charlie Woodworth

Joining the Greater Franklin Development Council (GFDC) as Executive Director in 2017, Charlie has since broadened its mission’s focus to recognize the vital connections between both economic and community development. GFDC wants to remove the roadblocks that currently hinder opportunities for students, remote workers, the elderly and our businesses. As an entrepreneur, Charlie has an… Read more »

Megan Walton

Megan Walton was hired in 2019 as CEO of the Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA), an organization that has served older and disabled adults in York and Cumberland Counties for nearly 50 years. Previously, Walton had worked for Amara, a Seattle nonprofit that supports children and families experiencing foster care. Working her way from development associate to Chief… Read more »

Charles Rudelitch

A native of Harrington in Washington County, Charles has a long history with the Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC), having interned with the council in the late 1990s and serving on its Board during the early 2000s. Before becoming SCEC’s Executive Director in 2014, Charles served as a Staff Attorney for Pine Tree Legal Assistance… Read more »

Chet Randall

Chet is the Deputy Director of Pine Tree Legal Assistance – a statewide legal services agency providing free legal assistance to low-income Mainers – where he has been an attorney for 16 years. Before assuming the role of Deputy Director, he served as the managing attorney for the organization’s Augusta office. His current case load… Read more »

James Moorhead

Through his role in the state’s Office of Aging and Disability Services, James Moorhead (he/him) oversees Older American Act and state-funded funded aging services and programs. He works closely with the state’s Area Agencies on Aging, Maine Legal Services for the Elderly, and the Maine Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program to improve aging and disability services… Read more »

Kristen Miale

As President of Good Shepherd Food Bank, Kristen leads the state’s largest hunger-relief organization, which works with a network of more than 500 nonprofit organizations across Maine to distribute 25 million meals a year. While working for over a decade in the private equity and business consulting fields, Kristen volunteered for several hunger-relief organizations, developing… Read more »

Katherine Johnston

Katherine leads the development of an Early Childhood Integrated Data System for the State of Maine, a priority of Governor Janet Mills’ Children’s Cabinet. Her work leverages cross-agency data to inform policies that aim to improve outcomes for young children statewide. Areas of focus for the Children’s Cabinet include increasing families’ access to affordable, high-quality… Read more »

Melissa Hue

Melissa is the City of Lewiston’s first-ever Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), a position charged with helping the city develop a workforce that reflects its diverse demographics; advancing equitable policies, trainings, practices, and procedures; and ensuring that the city delivers services in an equitable and inclusive manner. As a first-generation immigrant from North… Read more »

Stephanie Eglinton

Stephanie leads the team at Maine’s statewide child advocacy organization, working to improve public policy and systems to improve the lives of Maine children, youth, and families. She is passionate about creating positive change through the Maine Children’s Alliance’s key strategies of legislative and administrative advocacy; data collection and analysis; building coalition partnerships; and elevating… Read more »

Lisa Black

Since 2014, Lisa has served as the Program Director of Kennebec Valley Community College’s TRIO Student Support Services grant, a program increasing college access and completion for students who will be the first in their families to graduate from college, students with low incomes, and students with disabilities. Lisa leads a team to provide comprehensive… Read more »