MI icon Directors and Advisors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors manages the Mitchell Institute’s activities. Its primary functions are establishing policies consistent with the organization’s purposes, and resource management and stewardship. Members are elected and serve three-year terms.

Senator George J. Mitchell Honorary Chairman
Sara Burns Chair
Najla Frayha Vice Chair
Abigail Diaz  Second Vice Chair
Joseph Foley  Treasurer

Sara Burns
Augusta, Maine

Abigail Diaz
Chief Legal Officer
Tyler Technologies
Falmouth, Maine

Tony DiSotto ’99
Maine Market President
KeyBank
Scarborough, Maine

Bruce A. Epstein
President
Odysseys Unlimited
Boston, Massachusetts

Joseph Foley
Falmouth, Maine

Najla Frayha
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Unum
Falmouth, Maine

Brian Harris ’07
Founder and CEO
MedRhythms
Windham, Maine

Nathan Kinney ’08
Assistant Director of Strategic
Workforce Planning
EY
Portland, Maine

Christina Marie Lemieux ’95
Planning Director
Publicis Groupe
London, England

Scott T. Maker
North Yarmouth, Maine

Carmita L. McCoy
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Heather Mitchell
Literary Agent
New York, New York

Jonathan Moody
Superintendent of Schools, MSAD 54
Oakland, Maine

Alison C. Nathanson
Cumberland, Maine

Christopher Pierce
Cumberland Foreside, Maine

Elyse Pratt-Ronco
Director, Stakeholder Engagement
John T. Gorman Foundation
Farmington, Maine

Paul Suitter ’05
Assistant Attorney General
State of Maine
Portland, Maine

Virginia Swain
Yarmouth, Maine

Kate Wilkinson
Senior Vice President & Certified Wealth Strategist
Spinnaker Trust
Portland, Maine

Dr. Rebecca Wyke
CEO
Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS)
Augusta, Maine

Senator’s Circle

The Senator’s Circle supports the mission, values, and strategic direction of the Mitchell Institute by promoting the Mitchell Institute and its associated programs across the organization’s many communities, by cultivating its network of supporters and collaborators, and by advocating for the Institute among the Circle’s personal and professional networks.

Marjorie Bride Chair

Michele Martin ’99 Vice Chair

Tim Agnew
Yarmouth, Maine

J. Duke Albanese
Brunswick, Maine

Barbara Atkins 
Waterville, Maine

Marjorie Bride
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Charles de Sieyes
Falmouth, Maine

Gena Canning
Portland, Maine

Susan Carlisle
Bangor, Maine

Dan Coyne
Scarborough, Maine

Dan Crewe
Cumberland Foreside, Maine

Roger Deitz
New York, New York

Pat Eltman
South Portland, Maine

Rebecca Watt Epstein
Boston, Massachusetts

Peter Fendler
Cumberland Foreside, Maine

Mary Mitchell Friedman
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Dee Dee Fusco
St. Francis, Maine

Tracy Gay
Atlantic Beach, Florida

Julie Goldberg
Falmouth, Maine

David Johnson
Portland, Maine

Rob Kilroy
Charlotte, North Carolina

Catherine Lee
North Yarmouth, Maine

Michele Martin ’99
Scarborough, Maine

Mary McAleney
Cumberland, Maine

Karen McDonald
Scarborough, Maine

Rebecca Mills
Portland, Maine

Bill Mitchell
Waterville, Maine

Carol Mitchell
Portland, Maine

Jim Morris
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Jeff Nathanson
Cumberland, Maine

Merle Nelson
Portland, Maine

Harold Pachios
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

David Reynolds
Scarborough, Maine

Malcolm Rogers
Scarborough, Maine

Zoe Sahloul
Falmouth, Maine

Anne Swift-Kayatta
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Christine Williams
Bethesda, Maryland