ORONO, Maine — Carrie Enos has accepted the position of president of the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation. Carrie has worked in the Paper Industry since 1997 holding ever increasing levels of responsibility, most recently holding the position of Finished Products Business Unit Manager at the Verso Paper Mill in Bucksport Maine.
Carrie has also been employed at International Paper in Jay (now Verso Paper), Sappi Fine Paper in Skowhegan, and Eastern Fine Paper (Now Lincoln Paper and Tissue) in Lincoln.
Carrie graduated from Mattanawcook Academy in Lincoln as valedictorian, and from the University of Maine in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering cum laude, and Highest Honors Distinction. Carrie also attended Consider Engineering and was a recipient of the Pulp and Paper Foundation Scholarship.
Carrie will replace Jack Healy, executive director and president, who has held the position since 2007, and will be retiring in the spring of 2014.
“After an extensive national search, we are pleased to have someone of Carrie’s background and caliber to lead our organization,” commented John Donahue, Chair of the Pulp and Paper Foundation’s Executive Committee, in a press release. “She will do an outstanding job of executing our strategic plan, working with our partners and donors, and assisting and guiding scholarship students.”
Carrie lives in Bangor with her husband Clay and their two daughters. Carrie will begin her new role in mid-January.
The University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation was incorporated in 1950. The Foundation manages the very successful Consider Engineering Program, and supports 87 UMaine Engineering Students with scholarships at both full tuition, and at other levels that encourage students to consider a career in the Pulp and Paper industry.
For more information about the Foundation please see www.mainepulpaper.com.