LEWISTON, Maine — Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options (MCHO), recently announced that Barbara Lovejoy has joined the organization as manager, human resources and education.
MCHO is a nonprofit organization that will provide affordable health insurance to Maine people and small businesses beginning in January 2014. The enrollment start date for the plan is Oct. 1. Organized as a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP), MCHO’s mission is to provide high-quality benefits that promote health and wellbeing.
Prior to joining MCHO, Lovejoy worked as human resource manager at Support Solutions. Currently, she serves as president of the Central Maine Human Resource Association and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Lovejoy received her BS in leadership organizational studies from the University of Southern Maine. She plans to pursue her senior professional in human resources certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute in the fall. Lovejoy currently resides in Turner with her husband, two sons, and
Maine Community Health Options is a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) created through a program of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). MCHO is a private, nonprofit entity governed by a customer-based Board of Directors, which gives enrollees a strong voice in the management and development of the plan. For more information on MCHO please visit www.maineoptions.org