Wednesday, March 12, 2014
• Catherine Studley joined Home Instead Senior Care in Gorham as director of community services.
Studley previously served as executive director of hospice programs in Vermont and Maine -- including Hospice of Maine. Most recently, she managed the startup of a private duty agency.
• Five educators joined the staff at Harpswell Coastal Academy, a new public charter school serving students in grades six through 12.
Carrie McColgan-Branson was named assistant head of school. She previously worked at Waynflete School in Portland as executive assistant to the head of school and the sustainability coordinator.
Byron Malcom was hired as a math teacher. Most recently, he taught math at Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham.
Micah Depper was hired as a science teacher. Depper recently completed his master's degree in environmental studies at Antioch University New England and earned a teaching certificate. He spent the past year as a teaching intern at Four Rivers Public Charter School in Greenfield, Mass.
Angelina Simmons was hired as a media studies teacher and one on one special educator. She had worked at Woodside Elementary in Topsham.
Trevor Slater was also hired as a one-on-one special educator. He has worked in leadership roles in alternative and therapeutic education at the REAL School, The Community School at Opportunity Farm in Camden, Mt. Ararat High School and King Middle School in Portland.
• Luanne Starr Rhoades was named director of outpatient therapy services at Health Affiliates. Rhoades is a licensed clinical professional counselor, a licensed drug and alcohol counselor and a certified clinical supervisor. Most recently, she worked with Maine's National Guard as a military and family life consultant.
• Steven Hewins was appointed interim executive director of Portland's Downtown District.
Hewins founded Hewins Travel out of his home on Munjoy Hill in 1982 and quickly relocated to Commercial Street, where it grew to become Maine's largest travel agency. In 2007, he sold the company to AAA Northern New England, where he has served as vice president for the past six years. He will assume the position in August.
• Barry Godowsky, Becky Metivier and Adam Stevens joined at Fluid Imaging Technologies in Yarmouth.
Godowsky, of Yarmouth, was hired as vice president of industrial sales. He was previously vice president of sales at Artel, Inc. in Westbrook.
Metivier, of Gorham, was hired as vice president of marketing. Most recently, she worked as marketing manager at The Baker Company in Sanford.
Stevens, of Hollis, was hired as a field technician. He previously worked as a project manager at Contech Engineered Solutions in Scarborough.
• Terry Hackett joined the facilities management team at Cheverus High School as a custodian. Hackett comes to Cheverus with years of experience in maintenance and custodial services for The Meat House in Scarborough.
• Robert Chatfield of Cape Elizabeth was promoted to vice president of finance at Fluid Imaging Technologies in Yarmouth.
Chatfield was the company's chief finance officer.
• The following individuals were elected officers of the Portland Museum of Art's board of trustees.
Anna Wells was elected president; John Isacke, chairman; William Hamill and Jeffrey Kane, vice presidents; Robert Nanovic, treasurer; William Ryan Jr., vice president and assistant treasurer; and James Houle, secretary.
• The Animal Welfare Society added three new members to its board of directors. One member was named director emeritus.
Malte Lukas of Kennebunkport; Katie Graczyk of Kittery; and Molly Talevi of Wells will each begin a three-year term on the board. Stan Barwise of Kennebunkport was elected director emeritus.
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