Board of Directors

JMG relies on the leadership of its board members. Their knowledge, expertise, guidance and dedication to the future of Maine students, the workforce, and the state’s economy are all contributing factors to our success. 100 percent of our board members contribute personally to JMG financially, and the board has proven its commitment in helping to advance JMG's diversity of funding resources through active stewardship of both the private and public sectors.


Jeremy Fischer, Esq. Chair Attorney Drummond Woodsum
Virgel Hammonds Vice Chair Chief Learning Officer KnowledgeWorks
Ryan Low Treasurer Vice President of Finance & Administration University of Maine System
Nicki Pellenz Secretary Vice President, Deposit Relationships Machias Savings Bank

Board Members

Danielle Ahern SVP, Community Development Banking/Public Finance Officer Bangor Savings Bank
Kenden Alfond Psychotherapist
Michael Archer EVP, Chief Financial Officer Camden National Bank
Joe Cassidy, Esq. President Southern Maine Community College
Chris Cimino Executive Vice President C.M. Cimino, Inc.
Glenn Cummings, Ed.D. President University of Southern Maine
Jesse Cyr Director, Strategic Partnerships WEX Inc.
Kathy Germani Assistant Superintendent South Portland Public Schools
Matt Gilbert Chief Academic Officer RSU 2
Eric Haley Superintendent AOS 92
Patricia Hopkins Superintendent MSAD 11
Chris Howell Superintendent RSU 14
Lisa Larson Head of Community College Growth Engine Fund Education Design Lab
Jonathan Mason VP, Human Resources General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works
Cari Medd Principal Poland Regional High School
Leona Michelsen Director of Marketing Central Maine Power Company
Ryan Moore SVP, Digital Deposits Product Manager Bank of America
Heather Perry Superintendent Gorham School Department
Dee Sabattus Deputy Director United South and Eastern Tribes (USET)
Jeanne Sanders Director, Tax L.L.Bean
Virginia Swain Professor Emeritus, French Dartmouth College