Eric Reynolds of Winslow has joined Nancy Marshall Communications as Internet project manager. He brings to the company more than 18 years of programming, software development and Internet marketing experience.

•  Kregg Jarvais has joined Maine Bank & Trust as a commercial workout and recovery officer in the commercial banking group in Portland. He has more than eight years of experience with Atlantic National Trust as a loan officer of special assets.

•  Jim Tasse of Cape Elizabeth has been appointed education director for the Bicycle Coalition of Maine. He previously served as project director of Healthy Casco Bay, a Healthy Maine Partnership, and as executive director of the Rutland (Vt.) Area Physical Activity Coalition.

•  Cecelia Garton of Hallowell is the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s new office manager. She previously taught middle school science for 25 years in Pennsylvania.

•  Karen Kopack has been hired at Diversified Communications as a receivable accountant. She was previously with FairPoint Communications.

•  Kathy Constantine has recently joined Southern Maine Medical Center as controller, bringing with her more than 30 years of accounting experience. She most recently worked as director of financial planning at St. Mary’s Health System.

Pat Murphy has been appointed executive director of the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland. She brings more than 25 years of experience in organizational development and leadership. She most recently worked as executive director for the Eastern Maine AIDS Network.


•  Amanda Field has been promoted to accounting clerk at Legacy Publishing Co. She joined the company in 2006 as a sales representative before becoming a senior call monitor.

•  Ellen Dyer has been named executive director at the General Henry Knox Museum. She first became associated with the museum in 2003 as a contractor to research the museum’s collections and create an electronic database. Since 2004, she has been a full-time employee of the museum, assuming the role of director of the museum’s Center for the Study of Early American History in 2006.


•  Drummond Woodsum attorney Gary Vogel has been named Volunteer of the Year by Maine Real Estate and Development Association for his work as the chair of the association’s legislative committee. He is personally engaged in dealing with many pieces of legislation on behalf of the association.

•  McClain Marketing Group, a strategic marketing solutions firm, has received 17 awards in the seventh annual Service Industry Advertising Awards national competition. Six were gold, five were silver, two were bronze and four were merit awards, all recognizing various marketing campaigns the company had completed.

•  Sabrina Murphy is assuming the responsibility of executive director of the Bath Area Family YMCA. She formerly worked as operations director.

•  Phil Krummel, former executive director of the Bath Area Family YMCA, is assuming a new role as director of advertisement.


•  Jonathan Beal, an attorney in Portland, has been named to chair the board of trustees for Dirigo Health, replacing Dr. Robert McAfee. Frank O’Hara of Hallowell, vice president of Planning Decisions, Inc., and Gary Reed, former state representative from Falmouth, also have been appointed to the board, while Dr. Edward David, Mary McAleney and Mary Anne Turowski have been reappointed to the board.

•  Jim Pierce of Topsham has been elected to the board of trustees at People Plus. He was CEO for 34 years at the Independence Association and the founding member of the MidCoast Collaborative for Access to Transportation.

•  Erin Cooperider, director of Community Housing of Maine; Michael Coughlin, president of Goodwill Industries of Northern New England; and David Vail, former professor at Bowdoin College, have been elected to the board of Coastal Enterprises, Inc. Patricia Finnigan, assistant city manager of Portland; Robert Gardiner, president of Independence Wind LLC; Peter Pitegoff, dean and professor at the University of Maine School of Law; and Ellen Seidman, Washington, D.C., executive vice president of ShoreBank Corp., have all been re-elected for another three-year term.

•  Bob Knecht of Freeport and Dr. John Wise of Cape Elizabeth have been elected to the board of directors of the Friends of Casco Bay. Knecht is a principal/broker with Town and Shore Associates, LLC, and Wise is the principal investigator for the Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology.

•  Paula Benoit and Pastor Ron McLaughlin have joined the board of the Bath Area Family YMCA.

•  Ted Frois of Westport Island, Jane Sheehan of Cape Elizabeth, John Sowles of North Yarmouth, Ben Willauer of Freeport and John Rosenblum have joined the Nature Conservancy’s board of trustees. Frois recently retired as general counsel for the Upstream Cos. of Exxon Mobil Corp.; Sheehan is president and CEO of The Foundation for Blood Research; Sowles has spent 40 years in public service as an aquatic ecologist between Maine and Peru; Willauer is a financial adviser with Charter Oak Capital Management; and Rosenblum is dean emeritus of the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia and vice chairman of the board of Grantham, May, Van Otterloo and Co.


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