Meet the UMaine Foundation Staff

Portrait of Jeff Mills

Jeffery N. Mills, Ph.D.

President/CEO
jeffmills@maine.edu
207.581.5100

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Kevin Frazier

Chief Financial Officer
kfrazier@maine.edu
207.581.5100

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Sarah McPartland-Good
Foundation General Counsel

sarahm@maine.edu
207.581.5100

Sarah McPartland-Good, Esq. is the Foundation General Counsel at the University of Maine Foundation in Orono, where she has worked for twenty-one years to help University of Maine alumni and friends and their counsel to establish endowed funds to support UMaine students through bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts and other planned gifts. She is a member of the Maine bar and an inactive member of the New Hampshire bar. A former Board Secretary for the Maine Planned Giving Council, she served as the Chair of the Grievance Commission of the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar and was appointed by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court as a trustee for the Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection.

Pat Cummings

Senior Director of Philanthropy
patricia.cummings@maine.edu
207.581.5100

Monique Hashey

Senior Director of Annual Giving, Marketing, Research & Events
monique@maine.edu
207.581.5100

Liz Erickson

Senior Director of Philanthropy
elizabeth.erickson@maine.edu
207.581.5100

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Dan Willett

Associate Director of Planned Giving
dwillett@maine.edu
207.253.5172

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Dee Gardner
Planned Giving Officer and Coordinator of Reunion Giving

dgardner@maine.edu
207.253.5195

Dee Gardner ’89 joined the staff as a planned giving officer after years of experience in higher education – specifically at UMaine as senior associate director of admission and coordinator of the Portland office. Prior to joining UMaine, she was director of admission at the University of Southern Maine. While at UMaine, Dee joined the All Maine Women, and got her start in an internship in Enrollment Management during her senior year at UMaine, which introduced her to a career in higher education. Dee grew up in Farmingdale, Maine, and she enjoys adventure – loves spending time with her four nephews, the outdoors – especially the ocean, and traveling. She works from the Falmouth office.

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Karen Kemble

Planned Giving Officer
karen.kemble@maine.edu
207.581.5116

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Terri Beyer

Philanthropy Officer
terri.beyer@maine.edu
207.581.5100

Paige Holmes

Philanthropy Officer
paige.holmes@maine.edu
207.581.3564

Jessica Hosford at Buchanan Alumni House

Jessica Hosford

Philanthropy Officer
jessica.hosford@maine.edu
207.581.5100

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Joe Light

Philanthropy Officer
joseph.light@maine.edu
207.581.5100

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Matt Mullen
Philanthropy Officer

matt.mullen@maine.edu
207.581.5100

Matt, a third generation UMaine alum, received his degree in History and Education. In his role as philanthropy officer, he focuses primarily on the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, working most closely with the Dean of the College. Formerly the director of parent giving and programs at Colby College, over the course of nine years, he worked with parents and supporters of athletics. Previously, Matt worked with the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) and Sidwell Friends School in a variety of advancement positions.

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Diane Woodworth

Philanthropy Officer
diane.woodworth@maine.edu
207.581.5100

Roberta Leavitt

Roberta Leavitt

Manager of Gift Processing
roberta.leavitt@maine.edu
207.581.1123

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Kyla Harrison

Manager of Accounting
kyla.harrison@maine.edu
207.581.5107

Kaley Benner

Coordinator of Gift Processing
kaley.benner@maine.edu
207.581.3565

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Lin Aubrey

Data Specialist
lindsey.aubrey@maine.edu
207.581.1162

Malissa

Malissa Moore

Staff Accountant
malissa.moore@maine.edu
207.581.5125

Holly

Holly Hatch

Manager of Stewardship & Donor Relations
holly.hatch@maine.edu
207.581.5100

Sharon Hamilton

Stewardship & Donor Relations Associate
sharon.hamilton@maine.edu
207.581.5105

Joan Peters

Coordinator of Philanthropic Services
joan.peters@maine.edu
207.581.1154

Christie Robinson

Philanthropy Associate
christie.robinson@maine.edu
207.581.5100

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Nancy Chute

Executive Assistant
nchute@maine.edu
207.581.1116

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Tracey Melody

Administrative Specialist
tracey.melody@maine.edu
207.253.5172

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Terri Libby
Administrative Specialist for Planned Giving

tlibby@maine.edu
207.581.5111

Terri Libby provides administrative support for the Foundation General Counsel and the planned giving officers, as well as offers a friendly voice to greet visitors. She started at the Foundation 14 years ago, after working for the Department of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Maine. After several years in California, she returned to her home state of Maine with her two children to settle down. “Working in the beautiful Buchanan Alumni House with people who really care about others makes it a joy to come to work,” said Terri.

Kristy Hamilton

Administrative Specialist for Philanthropy
kristy.bennett@maine.edu
207.581.1212

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Katie Lattari

Manager of Research & Data
katie.lattari@maine.edu
207.581.1198

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Kevin Foss

Manager of Programming & Reporting
kfoss@maine.edu
207.581.5120

Jodi Klimas

Research Analyst / Office IT Liaison
jodi.klimas@maine.edu
207.581.3563

Debbie Ramp

Alumni Records & Data Specialist
deborah.ramp@maine.edu
207.581.1140

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Sarah Penley

Coordinator of Digital Engagement
sarah.penley@maine.edu
207.581.1159

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Heidi Bambrick
Annual Giving, Events & Marketing Associate

heidi.bambrick@maine.edu
207.581.5115

Heidi began work at the Foundation as an intern in 2013. In 2015, she graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. Since then, she has held the position of Marketing Assistant, and her current position. She works on annual fund letters, events and the Foundation’s website.

Barbara LaPlante

Annual Giving Data Analyst
barbara.laplante@maine.edu
207.581.3500

Melinda Ryan

Human Resources Associate
melindar@maine.edu
207.581.1150

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CJ Bowen
Senior Class Giving Manager

christopher.bowen@maine.edu

CJ will be working at the Foundation to spearhead this year’s Senior Class Giving campaign. He is a senior at the University of Maine, and is originally from New Hampshire.

Phonathon

Phonathon
umaineannualfund@maine.com
207.581.5100