MaineHealth Board of Trustees
At their annual meeting on October 24, 2018, the Corporators of MaineHealth gave their approval to a plan to unify our Maine-based local health systems under a single Board of Trustees effective January 1, 2019. Unification puts the strength of the entire MaineHealth system behind our efforts in each and every community to ensure the delivery of integrated, high-quality, well-coordinated care.
While the MaineHealth Board of Trustees provides governance for our Maine-based local health systems, Local Boards also play an important role in our communities. Local Boards are organized as committees of the MaineHealth Board and participate in quality oversight, oversight of local medical staffs, planning, budgeting and the hiring of key executives, local fundraising initiatives, among other duties.
- Chief Executive Officer: Andrew T. Mueller, MD
- Chief Operating Officer: Kelly Elkins
- Chair: Greg Dufour
- Vice Chair: George Isaacson
- Treasurer: Albert Swallow, III
- Secretary: Beth Kelsch
The following individuals are elected members of the MaineHealth Board of Trustees as of 12/31/21:
Lisa Tran Beaule, MD
Lisa Beaule, MD is an experienced medical leader and strategic partner committed to Patient Experience, Quality, and Operational Excellence with management experience of both clinical and nonclinical staff. As a respected and practicing surgeon, she brings deep and front line understanding of the operations and work flows in Preop, OR and PACU, with record of clinical excellence. She is recognized for demonstrated results in identifying areas of improvement, developing and implementing initiatives with successful execution strategy. She is also a skilled communicator and collaborator across multiple disciplines while building, motivating and developing high-performing teams. As core faculty for residency, she is known as an experienced teacher, trainer and mentor. Lisa was the Associate Medical Director for MMP Urology from 2008 to 2017. She received her bachelor’s in Psychology at Boston University in 1990, her medical degree in 1994 from UVM College of Medicine and will receive her MBA in 2019 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management.
L. Clint Boothby
L. Clinton Boothby, Esq. is the senior partner at Boothby Silver, LLC, a rural law firm with offices in Turner and Farmington. Clint is a 1980 graduate of the University of Maine at Orono with a degree in Agriculture and Resource Economics and a 1999 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law. Clint practices in the areas of small business and corporate law, estate planning and business succession, family law, and real estate, both transactional and litigation. He is a member of Androscoggin, Oxford, Franklin and Maine Bar Associations. He has served as President of the Oxford County Trial Lawyers Association. He currently chairs the Franklin County Health Network, which includes Franklin Memorial Hospital. He is an occasional guest speaker at the law school. In the past, he served as facilitator for the RSU #73 regional planning committee, Chair of the MSAD #36 Board of Directors, Chair of the Livermore Board of Appeals and as a member of the Board of Directors of Farm Family Insurance Company. Before attending law school, Clint and his brother Rob managed the family farm which has been in continuous operation since 1849. He and his incredibly patient wife of 40 years, Susan, have two adult children and five grandchildren. Susan is a third-grade teacher.
Matthew Chin has years of experience in managing operations, food sourcing, finance, information technology and business analytics. He has also worked in international business marketing and project coaching. Currently, he serves as President of Yarmouth-based Harvesting Good, a wholly owned subsidiary of Good Shepherd Food Bank. He has also worked for Goodwill Industries of Northern New England.
Matt received his B.S. in Engineering at Brown University in Providence, R.I. He received his Masters of Business Administration at University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Matt sits on the Maine Medical Center Planning and Programs committee. He is on the board at Maine Farm to Institution and Fork Food Labs.
Katherine B. Coster
Kathy Coster has experience as a board member at both for-profit and nonprofit institutions. She currently is Chair of the Board of Gorham Savings Bank.
On the Board at Maine Medical Center since 2013, Kathy is Local Board Vice Chair and a member of the Finance, Quality and Safety and Credentials committees.
She has had a long affiliation with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maine, having served as President of the Board and co-chair of the $3 million Great Futures Campaign. Kathy has also held a number of roles as a volunteer for her alma mater, Dartmouth College, including representative to the Alumni Council and President of the Dartmouth Alumni Club of Maine. She is active in her church, as a past president of the Parish Council and a member of the Diocesan Review Board of the Diocese of Maine.
Professionally, Kathy worked as a commercial banker at institutions in New York, California, and Massachusetts. She and her husband Mike live in Falmouth and have three adult children.
Gregory A. Dufour has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Camden National Corporation and Camden National Bank since January 2009. After joining the company in April 2001 as Senior Vice President of Finance, he assumed the additional responsibility for Operations and Technology from August 2002 until December 2003. In January 2004, Greg was named Chief Banking Officer for Camden National Corporation and President and Chief Operating Officer for Camden National Bank. In January 2006, he became President and CEO of Camden National Bank. He also serves on the board of directors of Camden National Bank and Camden National Corporation.
Prior to joining the company, Greg was Managing Director of Finance at IBEX Capital Markets in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to his experience at IBEX, he held various financial management positions with FleetBoston Corporation including Vice President and Controller of Investment Banking and Banking Group Controller.
Greg has also served in various volunteer capacities for numerous community-related and trade organizations. He currently serves as vice chair and trustee of MaineHealth and as a Local Board member of Coastal Healthcare Alliance. Greg is a former chair of the Maine Bankers Association and a former member of several other non-profit organizations.
Morris Fisher is President, Boulos Asset Management. His experience includes real estate development, operations, leasing, and finance. In addition to providing strategic real estate advice to clients, he is responsible for directing a property management company with 50 employees and real estate projects under management totaling 5 million square feet of commercial space. His experience includes the development, marketing, leasing, and sale of major retail, office, and industrial properties in both downtown and suburban locations.
In addition to his service as an MMC Local Board member, Morris is a former officer and board member of The Park Danforth, Portland Public Library, Catholic Charities of Maine, and Portland’s Downtown District. Prior to joining Boulos Asset Management, Morris was a senior accountant with KPMG Peat Marwick.
Nancy Hasenfus, MD
Dr. Hasenfus attended the University of Maine at Orono and received a bachelor’s in Psychology in 1971, a master’s in Education in 1973 (Special Education-Learning Disabilities), a PhD in Psychology in 1979 and went on to earn her MD in 1981 from Tufts School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She was then a resident in Internal Medicine at Maine Medical Center from 1981 to 1984.
Dr. Hasenfus served as the Medical Director of Bath Internal Medicine, a section of MidCoast Medical Group in Bath, Maine from 1997 to 2016. She was the Medical Director of Primary Care at MidCoast from 2016 until she retired in 2017. She was affiliated with Mid Coast Hospital, Bath and Brunswick from 1987 until her retirement. She served as President of the Medical Staff at Mid Coast Hospital from 2005 to 2007. She was a Board Member at Mid Coast Hospital for 10 years. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor for Tufts University School of Medicine from 2011 to 2017.
She was the Governor of the Maine Chapter of the American College of Physicians from May 2010 to May 2014. She became a Master of the American College of Physicians in October of 2017.
She has served on the Spring Harbor Hospital Board of Trustees since 2007, serving as the Vice Chair of the Spring Harbor Board for one year and then Vice Chair of MBH for two years. She has been Chair of Maine Behavioral Healthcare since November 2016.
Dr. Hasenfus resides in Brunswick and is married to Dr. Robert Anderson. They have two daughters.
Quincy Hentzel has close to 20 years of community advocacy and outreach leadership experience. She currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, where she provides strategic leadership and direction for its six community chambers and 1,300 members. She has served in this role since February 2017.
She was previously President of the Portland Community Chamber of Commerce from 2015-17, where she provided leadership and advocacy for this 600-member business community organization. Quincy has also held leadership positions at Industrium and Maine Credit Union League.
Quincy holds a B.A. in Economics from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and a Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law. She serves on the Board of ProsperityME, Maine Community Foundation, cPort Credit Union, and Boys and Girls Club in Portland.
Kathleen A. Herlihy, MD, MHP
Kate Herlihy, MD is the current Medical Staff President and board member of Western Maine Health. She is the Medical Director of Pediatrics for Western Maine Pediatrics. As a general pediatrician, she has worked with a team to set up a patient centered medical home for children in her area which provides for medical, dental and mental health needs. She plays an active role in educating pediatric residents from Maine Medical Center, having 2-5 residents per year. Kate is actively participating in the Tufts Medical School/MMC teaching program for Tufts medical students as well as teaching medical students from various other medical schools. She is director of the Oxford Hills School Based Health Center as well school physician for SAD 17. She has served on many hospital committees including Executive Committee, Pediatric Services Committee, Obstetrics/Perinatal Committee, Physician Recruitment Committee, Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Council, Strategic Planning and Finance Committees. She has served in MaineHealth system-wide boards and task forces.
Kate lives in Norway, Maine with her husband and has three college-aged children. She enjoys running, hiking, camping, skiing, kayaking, and teaching Zumba to community members.
George (Ted) Hissong
George (Ted) Hissong serves on the Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) Local Board as chairman and is chairman of the SMHC Governance Committee. He is president and CEO of Greystone, Inc. located in Wells. he has served as a trustee of the Kennebunk Light and Power District, two years as chair as well as a trustee of the Kennebunk Sewer District. He is currently a member of the Sanford Industrial Development Commission.
George graduated with a bachelor of science in physical chemistry from Heidelberg University, Tiffin, OH and attended graduate school at Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN.
Ann Hooper retired in 2017 after 43 years, 41 years as the Director of Medical Imaging, at Waldo County General Hospital. Her career started as a student at the Thayer Hospital School of Radiology in Waterville and from there to the New England Deaconess Hospital specializing in Interventional Medicine and Management. Her love of medicine was found at Waldo – the hospital, the community and the dedication to patient care. Ann worked with the Oncology Department to help raise monies for those unable to pay for services and worked with the Imaging staff and administrative team to develop and open the Ann Hooper Center for Women’s Imaging specializing in breast health. Ann and her husband, Ken, live in Searsport.
George Isaacson, a graduate of Bowdoin College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, is a senior partner in the law firm of Brann & Isaacson. He serves as General Counsel to L.L. Bean, Inc. and represents direct marketing companies throughout the United States. He has regularly been listed in “The Best Lawyers in America,” a peer-selected referral guide. George is a Senior Lecturer on the Bowdoin College faculty, teaching courses on Constitutional Law and Comparative Constitutional Law. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of MaineHealth and its Strategic Planning Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. He is a past President of the Bowdoin International Music Festival, and a former member of the governing boards of Maine Medical Center, Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Casinos No!, Livermore Falls Trust Company, Friends of Retarded, Inc., and Congregation Beth Abraham.
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. In the past, 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 as well as 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.
Brett M. Loffredo, MD
Brett Loffredo, MD, is a primary care physician for Maine Medical Partners – Westbrook Primary Care.
Born and raised in Massachusetts, Dr. Loffredo has been affiliated with Maine Medical Center and Maine Medical Partners since starting his family medicine residency at MMC in 2004, after completing his medical degree at Boston University. Since that time, he has pursued leadership roles within the organization, serving as the Chief Resident of Family Medicine in 2007 before becoming the Medical Director of Maine Medical Partners – Gorham Family Medicine, and then MMP Westbrook Primary Care. He now serves as the Medical Director of Physician Financial Sustainability Initiatives for MMP.
Dr. Loffredo completed his MaineHealth Physician Leadership Development Fellowship in 2011 and is currently enrolled in the MBA program at the University of Massachusetts. He has been an active member of the MMP Board of Trustees, including serving as Vice-Chairman, and as a member of the Executive, Operations, and Finance Committees. He also sits on the Planning and Programming and Finance Committees of the MMC Board.
Dan Loiselle, MD
Dr. Dan Loiselle is the Chief Medical Officer of InterMed, where he has practiced internal medicine since 1998.
Dr. Loiselle grew up in Eddington, Maine. He completed undergraduate studies at Bowdoin College, is a 1995 graduate of Dartmouth Medical School and did his residency at MMC before joining InterMed in 1998.
He provides general internist preventive medicine for adult patients and enjoys the longitudinal care of multiple family members and trying to improve the health of our patient population, as well as the lives of InterMed’s providers and staff.
Dr. Loiselle chairs both InterMed’s Information Technology Committee and its Quality Improvement Committee. He is a member of the InterMed Board of Directors, and sits on InterMed’s Executive Committee, Department Chiefs, Finance Committee, Compliance Committee, and Workflow Committee, ASC Committee, Preventive Health Task Force and Quality Improvement Committee. He is also a member of the Maine Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.
In his free time, Dr. Loiselle enjoys using his backyard smoker, and skiing at Sugarloaf.
Peter Manning, MD
Dr. Manning is board certified as an obstetrician/gynecologist with Southern Maine Healthcare Physician Services. He has worked for SMHC (and formerly PrimeCare) for 10 years. Prior to his job in Biddeford, he completed his residency at Maine Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Colby College.
He has served as the Maine Section Chair for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, has completed the MaineHealth Physician Leadership Development Fellowship, and serves on the MaineHealth Board Education Advisory Committee. Since 2012, Dr. Manning has served on the board of directors for SMHC Physician Services and currently serves as its president. He also is the Quality/Safety leader for SMHC Women’s Health and the secretary of the SMHC Local Board.
He lives in Kennebunk with his wife, Dr. Christina Manning (SMHC Pediatrics), and his two children, Kate and Noah. In his free time he enjoys skiing, cycling and photography.
Marie J. McCarthy
Marie McCarthy is Chief Operations and People Officer at L.L.Bean, and has been with the company since 1993. Working primarily in Human Resources throughout her career, her role has expanded in recent years to include current oversight of Operations, including Fulfillment, Returns, Manufacturing, Customer Satisfaction, and Corporate Facilities, in addition to Human Resources, and Health, Safety and Wellness. She is a member of the company’s Investment Committee, is Chair of the Benefits Committee, is a member of the Retail Real Estate Committee that governs store selection/construction, and convenes the Corporate Real Estate Committee that oversees all corporate holdings. She currently serves on the Board of Maine Medical Center, is a member of United Way’s Kenneth Jordan Higgins Scholarship Committee and was formerly on the non-profit Boards of Lift360 and Youth and Family Outreach. Marie holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Rhode Island.
Jere Michelson is President of Libra Foundation, with oversight responsibility for all operating and financial aspects of the Foundation’s interests.
Prior to joining Libra Foundation, Jere was a member of the management group at the accounting firm of Baker Newman Noyes, LLC in Portland, where he consulted primarily on closely-held corporations and shareholders with multi-state operations in that firm’s corporate tax department. In 2001, he left public accounting to join Libra Foundation in its pursuit for the betterment of Maine’s citizenry.
Jere is the chairman of the Maine Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of its Executive Committee. He also sits on the Audit and Finance committees at MaineHealth. Through appointment from Sen. Susan Collins, Jere serves on the United States Military Service Academy Nomination Committee for the first district of Maine. Mr. Michelson also serves on the boards of Pineland Farms Natural Meats, Inc., Pineland Farms Dairy Company, Inc., and Gorham Savings Bank.
He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Southern Maine in Portland and his master’s degree in taxation from Thomas College in Waterville.
Brian H. Noyes
Brian Noyes serves as Vice President and Shareholder of R.M. Davis, Inc. Brian has a long and distinguished history in financial planning and investment management. He has earned numerous professional distinctions, including a designation of Certified Investment Management Consultant in 1988, Chartered Financial Analyst in 1993, and Chartered Investment Counselor in 1996.
He was educated at Governor Dummer Academy in Byfield, Mass., then went on to earn bachelor of science degrees in Business Administration and Communications from the University of New Hampshire.
He is a member of numerous investment organizations such as the Maine Security Analysts Society and the Boston Security Analyst Society. His other board affiliations include the Maine Public Employees Retirement System, where he is serving as Chair, and the Baxter State Park Investment Committee, which he also chairs.
Brian lives in Freeport with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys hunting, fishing, Nordic skiing and other sports.
Sandra (Sandy) Morrell-Rooney
Sandy grew up in Brunswick and graduated from Brunswick High School. She attended Bowdoin College and graduated from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Penn., with a degree in Political Science. She worked for Congressman David Emery both in Washington D.C. and Augusta, Maine, before joining her family’s business in the late 1970s. When the business, Downeast Energy Corp, was sold in 2012, Sandy retired. She held various administrative positions within the company and retired as Vice President for Human Resources and Administration. While employed, she was Chair of the Maine Oil Dealers’ Workers Compensation Trust and served on the Maine Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Committee.
Sandy is the immediate past Chair of the Mid Coast-Parkview Health Board; she serves on its Executive, Human Resources (which she chairs) and Planning Committees. She co-chaired the recently completed Mid Coast-Parkview Capital Campaign. In addition, she is a trustee of Bath Savings Institution and Bath Savings Trust Company. Sandy is Trust Emeritus of the Maine State Music Theater Board. She currently serves as Chair of the Human Resources Committee. She is a past Chair of the Board and has served on various MSMT committees. She belongs to the Brunswick Rotary Club.
Thomas J. Ryan Jr., MD, FACC
Dr. Ryan is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and left the faculty at Harvard Medical School in 1992 to move to Maine with his wife Maribeth Hourihan-a pediatric cardiologist. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He is the current medical director of the catheterization laboratory at Maine Medical Center and is an interventional cardiologist with Cardiovascular Consultants of Maine. His clinical and research interests focus on ischemic heart disease, coronary angioplasty/stents and heart attack care.
Dr. Ryan is a graduate of the MaineHealth Physician Leadership training program and has served on the MaineHealth Clinical Integration Committee for ten years. He has served on the MaineHealth board since 2006 and is a member of the governance and strategic planning committees.
Melissa Smith is the President and CEO of WEX, a global corporate payments company. A finance expert by training, Smith joined WEX in 1998 and played a pivotal role as WEX’s chief financial officer, leading the company through a highly successful initial public offering and focusing on its growth as a public company. Her record of execution, continuous improvement, and increased responsibilities for WEX’s business operations led to her appointment as president of the Americas, and ultimately as president and CEO of the entire company. As CEO, Smith has responsibility for the company’s day-to-day global operations and its long-term strategic growth. She also serves as a WEX board member.
Smith is an active member of her community and was named The Girl Scouts of Maine’s 2013 Woman of Distinction, and a Mainebiz 2012 Woman to Watch. Recognized as an industry leader, Melissa was named the PYMNTS.com 2014 Most Innovative Woman in Payments and a PaymentsSource 2014 Most Influential Woman in Payments. She serves on the Center for Grieving Children’s Board of Directors and participates in the Executive Women’s Forum, which she co-founded to provide a support network for female executives in her local community.
Melissa began her career at Ernst & Young and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Maine.
Susannah Swihart spent two decades at BankBoston Corporation in a wide variety of leadership roles, including vice chairman and CFO. Previous responsibilities at BankBoston included management of a variety of corporate banking businesses and risk functions. Since returning to Maine in 2000, she has committed her efforts to corporate and community boards. She is lead independent director for Dead River Company, a former chair of the boards of MaineHealth and the Boys and Clubs of Southern Maine, and a former trustee of Maine Medical Center and Preble Street. Susannah graduated from high school in Naples, Maine and is also a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.
Linda serves on the Board of Trustees of Memorial Hospital in North Conway, NH. She chairs the Finance Committee and serves on the Governance Committee and the Executive Committee. Prior to her retirement, Linda held the positions of Assistant Vice President and Counsel at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, with responsibility for providing legal advice on private placement and mezzanine investments. Previous to that, she acted in a similar capacity as Senior Counsel at Cigna Corporation. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and a member of the American College of Investment Counsel.
Linda’s community activities in Jackson, NH include chairing the Jackson Public Library Board of Trustees and membership in The Friends of the Jackson Public Library.
Stuart is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of zFlo Inc., a medical device and software distribution company with offices in Westbrook. In addition to serving on MaineHealth and Maine Medical Center’s Board, Stuart is an overseer of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as a member of the Harvard School of Public Health’s Nutrition Round Table and Dean’s Leadership Council. He also serves as a director of the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. He is a former Chairman of the National Wildlife Refuge Association and a former Trustee of the Hotchkiss School, an independent boarding school located in Lakeville, Connecticut. Stuart also served on the corporation of Mass General Hospital. He is married to Karen, and they have five children and four grandchildren.
Peter W. Wood
Peter retired in 2013 after 18 years as the Executive Director of the Maine Medical Center Physician-Hospital Organization (MMC PHO), now the MaineHealth ACO, and the Maine Physician Hospital Organization. Following retirement, he consulted with health care organizations interested in establishing ACOs. He developed and served as Interim Executive Director for the ACO at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama.
In April 2013, Peter received the Maine Quality Counts Quality Improvement Leadership Award for the programs and initiatives he led at the MMC PHO.
Before moving to Maine in 1995, Peter was with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of the Rochester (NY) area for 12 years, where he was the VP of Claims Operations for six years, and then VP of Blue Choice, a 400,000 member IPA model HMO. From 1994-1995, he served as the President of the Rochester Mental Health Association.
Prior to Blue Cross, Peter was the VP for administration with the Rochester Area Hospitals' Corporation, a multi-hospital group in Rochester. He was also the Executive Director of the Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic, a 180-bed hospital in the Finger Lakes Region of New York.
Peter served on active duty as a Second Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps of the U.S. Army from 1972-1974.
He is a graduate of Middlebury College and has an MBA with focus on health care administration from Cornell University. Peter lives in Topsham with his wife, Ellen, and golden retriever, Jeb.