Empowering young Maine students to build a brighter future . . . for themselves and for their communities.

Board Members

Aleena Blankenship, student, Clark University
Joan Fortin, attorney, Bernstein Shur
Adrienne Hanson, graduate, Bowdoin College
Thomas Hyndman, educational consultant
Barry Kurland, Vice President of Maine College Circle Board, WEX
Emily McCadden, Bowdoin College student, Calais, Maine
Stuart Newell, Treasurer of Maine College Circle Board, New Height Group
Christopher Pierce, retired, Dingley Press
Robert Stuart, Executive Director, independent college counselor
Chris Toy, President of Maine College Circle Board, educational consultant, former middle school principal
Hunter White, student, Bowdoin College


Advisory Board Members
BJ Bowden, school counselor, Milo, Maine
Peter Chandler, environmental consultant, Living Space, Inc.
Paul Dexter, University of Southern Maine
Malcolm Gauld, President, Hyde School
Mary Herman, business consultant
Bradford Hunter, retired
Kitty Mitchell, school counselor, Sebasticook Valley Middle School, Newport
Carolyn Todd, school counselor, Pemetic Elementary School, Southwest Harbor


Past Board Members
Ralph Brandweide
John Carpenter, attorney, Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson
Kent Chabotar, past President, Guilford College
Ray Cook, educator
Paul Dexter, educator, University of Southern Maine
David B. Hawkes, accountant, business consultant
Samuel Ladd, People’s United Bank
Joan Samuelson, athletic consultant


Maine College Circle
251 Main Street
Yarmouth, Maine 04096
207-846-6770