Advisory Board

Vicky S. Wiegman, M.Ed., CAS

Substance Abuse Counselor

Lewiston School Department

Chair

Vicky is the Substance Abuse Coordinator/Counselor for the Lewiston School Department, based out of the high school. She is also a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist. Vicky has a degree in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire, a Masters in Counseling from Springfield College and a CAS in Public Health from UNE. She and her husband live in Leeds and have three children. As a founding member of Healthy Androscoggin, Vicky has a sincere passion for the work of the coalition, particularly pertaining to teens!

 

Timothy Cowan

Tim Cowan, MSPH

Director

MaineHealth Health Index Initiative

Vice Chair

Timothy Cowan, MSPH graduated from Bates College in 1991 and received his Masters of Science in Public Health in 1994, from the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina; his focus of study was epidemiology. Throughout his career, he has been an evaluator, analyst and/or administrator for a number of program evaluation and quality improvement projects- both in clinical and community settings. Since Tim and his family moved to Auburn, ME in 2000, he has worked at the Maine Medical Assessment Foundation, Health Dialog Analytic Solutions, and in three departments within MaineHealth. MaineHealth, Northern New England’s largest health care system, serves communities in 11 of Maine’s 16 counties. For seven of the past 12 years, Mr. Cowan developed and carried out the evaluation of the statewide tobacco treatment programs that MaineHealth’s Center for Tobacco Independence administers on behalf of the Partnership For A Tobacco-Free Maine (a program within Maine’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention). Tim took on the role of Director of the MaineHealth Health Index Initiative in July 2010. Passionate about singing- Tim has sung tenor in multiple groups over the years and currently sings in his church’s choir. He also enjoys painting, wood-carving, photography, hiking, biking and boating.

 

Phil Doucette

Certified Public Accountant

Austin Associates, PA

Treasurer

Phil Doucette is a CPA at Austin Associates, PA where he has been employed since 1999. Phil provides accounting services and prepares tax returns and financial statements for several individuals and small businesses throughout the state, especially in the agriculture industry. He is a 1999 graduate of the University of Maine with a BS in Business Administration and a concentration in accounting. As Treasurer of the Healthy Androscoggin Advisory Board, Phil is very interested in being able to help the organization get information out to those in the community who may not have otherwise received it, especially in the areas of fitness and smoking cessation. In addition to Healthy Androscoggin, Phil is also the treasurer of Androscoggin Head Start and Child Care, as well as a member of the Good Food Council of Lewiston/Auburn and an honorary director and past treasurer of the Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. Born and raised in Van Buren, ME, Phil currently lives in Auburn with his wife Stephanie and their two sons.

 

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 Deborah Morrill Burd

 Grants Manager

 St. Mary’s Health System

Deborah Morrill Burd is currently the Grants Manager for St. Mary’s Health System’s Development Office in Lewiston, Maine. She is responsible for building and maintaining the system’s grant seeking, writing, and research program. She is a founding member of the Maine Women’s Agricultural Network and GrowSmart Maine and has formerly served as a trustee of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, on the board of CEI, the Spannocchia Foundation and the Center for Wisdom’s Women. Currently, Deb is on the board of the Maine Women’s Lobby, on the Steering Committee of the Maine Food Strategy and is the Chair of the Good Food Council of L-A. Deb worked previously as the Executive Director of the Maine based Western Mountains Alliance and more recently as the Executive Director of the New York based National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture. Deb lives in Lewiston and is a graduate of the University of Maine with a background in education.

 Monique Crawford, RN, BSN, CCRC

 Clinical Practice Consultant – ME

 UnitedHealthcare

Monique is a Clinical Practice Consultant with United Healthcare. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from St. Joseph’s College of Maine in 2008. Monique previously worked in the areas of clinical research as well as in quality improvement for a local Federally Qualified Health Center. As an Advisory Board member for Healthy Androscoggin, Monique is passionate about the work of the coalition, particularly as it relates to substance abuse and nutrition. Monique resides in Greene with her husband, Jim and their two children.

 

Jason Dionne Jason Dionne, Esq.

 Shareholder

 Isaacson & Raymond, PA

Jason Dionne is a shareholder and trial attorney with the law firm of Isaacson & Raymond, PA. He is a 2008 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law where he was awarded the Faculty Award for Trial Advocacy and served as Co-Chair of the 2008 Moot Court Board. He also holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Maine. He joined Isaacson & Raymond as an associate in 2008 and has continued to represent clients in various areas of litigation including real estate and boundary disputes, contract disputes, family law, criminal defense, and personal injury. In addition to his work as attorney, he serves on the advisory board for Healthy Androscoggin and the Planned Giving Committee for Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. He and his wife, Diana, reside in Minot with their dogs Charlie and Draper.

 

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 Erica Dostie

 Client Relationship Manager

Austin Associates, P.A.

 

Erica is the Client Relationship Manager at Austin Associates, P.A.  She has been with the firm since 2011.  She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing and Communications in 2005 from Western New England University. Erica’s passion is in health and wellness, and it’s always been her goal to be a part of strengthening our health-care system. As an Advisory Board member for Healthy Androscoggin, Erica is passionate about cultivating news ways to create a healthier community.  Her past committee experience includes; Central Maine Heart Walk, Good Food Council of Lewiston/Auburn, The Her Heart Luncheon, Wellness Council of Androscoggin County, St. Mary’s Nutrition Center Annual Soiree, CMMC (Annual Gala and Golf Tournament). In addition, she manages the wellness committee for the firm. Austin Associates, P.A. received accolades for workplace wellness annually since 2012.  Erica currently lives in Auburn with her husband, Michael.

 

 Alley Smith 

Regional Manager 

Veterans Inc.

More information coming soon.

 

Heidi McCarthy

Music Educator

Durham Community School

More information coming soon.

 

Amy Thiele, LCSW

Integrated Primary Care Clinician/Team Lead

Tri-County Mental Health Services

More information coming soon.

 

Lee Averill 

Systems Director of Quality Services 

Central Maine Healthcare

More information coming soon.

 

Fatuma Hussein

Executive Director 

Immigrant Resource Center of Maine

More information coming soon.

 

Moe Drouin

Detective Sergeant

Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Department

More information coming soon.