PORTLAND — Laura Kim Lee of Brunswick was recently named program officer at the Maine Community Foundation.

Lee coordinates grant making, advancement and donor service activities in southern Maine and staffs the community foundation’s Androscoggin, Oxford and Lincoln County committees as well as several competitive grant programs.

Prior to joining the foundation, Lee was an independent contractor with McAllister & Quinn in Washington, D.C. From 2003 to 2013, she held positions at Bowdoin College, including assistant dean of student affairs and adjunct lecturer in Asian studies.

Lee earned a B.A. in history from Oberlin College and a master’s and Ph.D. in U.S. history from UCLA. She serves as a deacon and active volunteer of First Parish Church in Brunswick.

A statewide organization with offices in Ellsworth and Portland, the Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more, visit or call 1-877-700-6800.

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