President, Presque Isle Rev. Dr. Phelps is a retired American Baptist pastor with 39 years of service in Aroostook County Baptist churches. He currently serves as a chaplain of Northern Light Health AR Gould Hospital. He lives in Presque Isle with his wife Carolyn. He has two children and four grandchildren. He has served on the Agency Board since 1996.
Vice President, New Limerick Ms. Robertson worked in public education for many years. She has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education specializing in Special Education. She currently works part-time as an Achievement Testing Specialist. She volunteers for the Mildred’s Food Pantry and in the past served as the assistant manager. She also served as President of the Relief Society for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for ten years. She has served on the Agency Board since 2017.
Mary Anne Buck
Secretary, Mapleton Ms. Buck worked alongside her husband, Jack, for 35 years at Buck Farms in Mapleton. She served on the Northern Maine Fair Association Board, St. John Aroostook Rural Conservation and Development Council, and is past president of the Maine Agri-Women. She currently serves on the ACTS retreat team for the Parish of the Precious Blood. She is proud of her four children, 14 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. She has served on the Agency Board since 2002.
Dr. Durward Huffman
Treasurer, Fort Fairfield Dr. Huffman was honored in 2004 with the title of “President Emeritus” by the Maine Community College System for his 14 years of service as President of the Northern Maine Community College. He served on the membership committee of the Maine Gerontological Society for many years. He is the primary caregiver for his wife who has dementia. He has served on the Agency Board since 2009.
Fort Kent Mr. Birden is Librarian at the Fort Kent Public Library. He has held positions as computer programmer/network designer, public school teacher, and journalist. He was founder, editor, and publisher of the online newspaper, Fiddlehead Focus, and later managed four Aroostook newspapers for the Bangor Daily News/Bangor Publishing. He is a freelance author as well as accomplished musician, songwriter, and poet. Also importantly, he is an experienced caregiver.
Grand Isle Mr. Dionne achieved the rank of Major in the U.S. Army. He is a past farmer and USPS Letter Carrier. He owns and operates a campground in Grand Isle. He serves on the Grand Isle Planning Board, chairs the town budget committee, acts as Safety Officer for the fire department, and serves as Treasurer for the Grand Isle Historical Society and Aroostook County Association of Letter Carriers. He has served on the Agency Board since 2016.
New Canada Mr. Raymond worked as the Registrar for University of Maine at Fort Kent for 34 years. He serves on the Board of Appeals for New Canada and on the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund Board of Directors. Don is a member of the Fort Kent Senior Citizen Center, the Fort Kent Historical Society, and the Department of Inland Fisheries Freshwater Committee. He has served on the Agency Board since 2013.
Perham Ms. Nadeau has worked as the Office Manager for County Electric, Inc. for over 30 years. She also served as an office manager for Spenard Builders Supply in Wasilla, Alaska, where she lived for 14 years. She is a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. She serves on the board of the Caribou Congregate Housing Development Corporation. She has served on the Agency Board since 2014.
Walter Elliott Jr.
Limestone Mr. Elliott worked as Director of Technology for Limestone Community School and MSSM for many years and later was the Asst. Director of Technology for RSU39. Prior, he served in the Air Force for 21 years. He served as chair and selectman for the Town of Limestone, vice chair of Northern Maine Development Commission, a board member of Aroostook Waste Solutions, and as a church leader throughout northern Maine and the Atlantic provinces. He has served on the Agency Board since 2021.
Stephen A. Poitras
Fort Fairfield Mr. Poitras has over 35 years of experience in facilities management, which includes more than 20 years of work in healthcare risk management. He has served as a director for the Aroostook United Way and as a director of the Fort Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the Agency Board since 2019.