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Maine Community Foundation elects three board members

Posted July 25, 2013, at 3:48 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:54 p.m.
Matthew Polstein
Matthew Polstein
Katherine Fullam Harris
Katherine Fullam Harris
Andrew Fenniman
Andrew Fenniman

PORTLAND and ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Maine Community Foundation has elected three members to its Board of Directors: Andrew Fenniman of Chamberlain, Katherine Fullam Harris of Cumberland, and Matthew Polstein of Millinocket.

Fenniman founded Actionable Insights, a global consultancy focused on accomplishing results while developing leadership capability at the senior level. Prior to that, he was a principal with The Exetor Group. He has taught organizational management at several graduate schools of business and currently is executive director of the Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta. Fenniman holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business and an Ed.D. in Human and Organizational Learning from George Washington University.

Harris, a Maine native, is MaineHealth’s vice president of government and employer relations. She previously served as director of government relations at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and held positions at the Maine Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services and Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. A member of the community foundation’s Cumberland County Committee, Harris is a trustee of the Edward H. Daveis Benevolent Fund. She holds a B.A. from Barnard College and an M.S. in Health Care Policy and Management from USM’s Muskie School of Public Affairs.

A Maine native and registered Maine guide, Polstein is the owner and operator of the New England Outdoor Center, a year-round outdoor adventure resort in the Katahdin region. His public service is focused on quality of place and economic development. He has been a member of the Maine Tourism Commission, Katahdin Region Development Corporation, Governor’s Task Force on Natural Resource Based Industries, and the Millinocket Town Council. He currently serves on the community foundation’s Penobscot County Committee.

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 www.mainecf.org or call 1-877-700-6800.

 

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