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.


Chris Cimino Chair Executive Vice President C.M. Cimino, Inc.
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
Chris Amann Nonprofit Financial Consultant Self-employed
Michael Archer SVP, Corporate Controller Camden National Bank
Andrew Bond VP, Human Resources BIW, General Dynamics
Steve Byrnes SVP & Business Banking Market Manager for Boston North & NH Santander Bank
Joe Cassidy, Esq. President Southern Maine Community College
Tim Doak Superintendent RSU 39
Jeremy Fischer, Esq. Attorney Drummond Woodsum
Kathy Germani Assistant Superintendent South Portland Public Schools
Eric Haley Superintendent AOS 92
Scott Hamilton Retired Executive IDEXX (former)
Patricia Hopkins Superintendent MSAD 11
Chris Howell Superintendent RSU 14
Rick Malinowski Human Resources & Logistics Manager Tambrands, Inc., A Procter & Gamble Company
Leona Michelsen Director of Marketing Central Maine Power Company
Ryan Moore Vice President, Digital Card Sales Bank of America
Cary Olson-Cartwright AVP, Corporate Social Responsibility Unum
Heather Perry Superintendent Gorham School Department
Kate Snyder Executive Director Foundation for Portland Public Schools