Board of Directors

MPHA is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Each board member is dedicated to providing leadership to ensure that MPHA is the leading voice of public health issues in Maine.

Executive Committee

President

Noah Nesin, MD – Penobscot Community Health Center

Vice President

Judy Tupper, DHEd, CHES, CPPS – Muskie School of Public Service, USM

Secretary

Bill Flagg – Cary Medical Center

Treasurer

Ed Miller, MS – retired

Past-President

Sarah Rines – MaineHealth

At-Large Members

Clay Graybeal, PhD, MSW – retired

Geoff Gratwick, MD – retired

Jennifer Gunderman, MPH – University of New England

Jay Knowlton, MPH – Quartet Health

 Adam Lacher – Habitat for Humanity, 7 Rivers Maine

Doug Michael, MPH – Northern Light Health

Clare Peaslee – Unum

Affiliate Representative to the Governing Council (ARGC) of APHA

Past President

Sarah Rines – MaineHealth

Non-Voting Members

Nancy Birkhimer, MPH, Maine CDC – Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Liaison

Stephen Sears, MD, MPH – retired – Clinical Advisor