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MaineHealth Names New Board of Trustee Members at Annual Corporators Meeting 

PORTLAND, Maine – October 23, 2014 – MaineHealth, the state’s largest family of leading high-quality healthcare providers, announces new appointments to its 2014-15 board of trustees. 

Joseph M. Bujold
Joe Bujold has served on the Board of Franklin Memorial Hospital/Franklin Community Health Network since 2007, and has held his current role of board chairman there since 2009. 

A native of Maine and a graduate of Middlebury College, Bujold has served in a number of professional leadership roles.  He lived in Farmington for 11 years during the 60s and 70s at which time he served as president of Bass Shoe Co., then based in Wilton, Maine.  He later joined an international consulting firm, Alexander Proudfoot, which works with major companies of the world to improve business processes and performance.  For 18 years, Bujold ran various units of the company and was based in Brussels, Belgium; Sydney, Australia; and Singapore.  He returned to the United States in 1989 to serve as chief executive officer of Alexander Proudfoot Company worldwide.

Bujold has also been an advisor and consultant to the law firm Holland & Knight and Dexter Shoe Company.  He and his wife Lee reside in Farmington and are the parents of two grown children, Noelle and Marc.

Bill Burke
Bill Burke is an experienced media executive who held various positions at Turner Broadcasting and Time Warner, including president of TBS Super Station and general manager of Turner Classic Movies. He also served as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of The Weather Channel Companies. Burke also co-authored Call Me Ted, the autobiography of Ted Turner. He is a graduate of Amherst College and received his MBA from the Harvard Business School. In addition to being current vice-chair of the Maine Medical Center board, Burke is chairman of the Portland Sea Dogs and the US Biathlon Association, a director of Simulmedia, Inc., and serves on the advisory board of Specific Media, Inc.

Greg Dufour
Greg Dufour is president and CEO of Camden National Corporation, Maine’s largest publicly traded community bank and the parent company of Camden National Bank and Acadia Trust, N.A.  Dufour is also president and CEO of Camden National Bank, a $2.6 billion community bank headquartered in Camden, Maine and is chair of the board of directors of Acadia Trust, N.A., which is headquartered in Portland, Maine.  Dufour was named to his current role in 2009 after serving as president and CEO of Camden National Bank since 2004.  Prior to joining Camden National, Dufour was managing director of finance for IBEX Capital Markets in Boston, MA, a specialty investment advisor, and held several positions in the finance division at Fleet/Boston Financial Group.  His community service includes serving as the current chair of the Maine Bankers Association, a member of the board of trustees and secretary of the board of Pen Bay Healthcare.  He also is a member of the advisory board of Lie-Nielsen Toolworks.  Dufour and his wife Doreen reside in Rockport, Maine.

Bernard Gaines
Bernard Gaines has served on the board of trustees for Southern Maine Medical Center, and now Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC), since 2001.  He has served as chairman of the board of trustees at SMMC/SMHC since 2011.  He has also served previously on the MaineHealth board.

Gaines is a retired executive from Unum.  He currently owns BSG Properties, LLC.   He is married and living in Saco. 

Gaines volunteers his time as a member of the SMHC Physician Services board of directors, the Thornton Academy Board of Directors, is a member of the Saco Lodge (Masons), the Order of the Eastern Star and the BPOE Elks. 

David James Kumaki, MD, FACP
David James Kumaki, MD, is an active member of the medical staff at Stephens Memorial Hospital specializing in Internal Medicine.  He simultaneously served as chair of both the Stephens Memorial Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) and the Maine PHO.  Kumaki is a physician leader on MaineHealth’s Shared Health Record project (SeHR) and a member of the SeHR executive committee.  He is also chief medical information officer for Western Maine Health.  Previously on the staff at New Hampshire’s Androscoggin Valley Hospital, his experience extends well beyond New England.  Kumaki is a long-time member of the Wilderness Medical Society and Nepal Studies Association. His experience includes several positions in Kathmandu, Nepal:  staff physician for Canadian International Water and Energy Consultants’ International Clinic; acting medical officer and consultant in Internal Medicine for the Peace Corps; and volunteer physician for the Himalayan Rescue Association.  He also spent time in Greater Boston, first as an Intern and resident at Boston City Hospital, and later on the staff at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, New England Baptist Hospital and Symmes Hospital.

About MaineHealth
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit family of leading high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations working together so their communities are the healthiest in America. Ranked among the nation's top 100 integrated healthcare delivery networks, MaineHealth member organizations include Maine Medical Center, LincolnHealth, Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Memorial Hospital, Pen Bay Healthcare, Southern Maine Health Care, Waldo County Healthcare, Western Maine Health, HomeHealth Visiting Nurses, Maine Physician Hospital Organization, NorDx and Synernet. Affiliates of MaineHealth include MaineGeneral Health, Mid Coast Health Services, New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland and St. Mary's Health System.


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