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Board of Directors


Central Maine Growth Council’s Board of Directors is made up of 20 local business and municipal leaders: 17 board members and 3 ex-officio board members, all highly involved in their communities and the central Maine region.

BOARD MEMBERS: 2018-2019

Chris Gaunce, chairperson – Central Maine Motors Auto Group

Michael Heavener, vice chairperson – Town of Winslow

Beth Gibbs, treasurer – Thomas College

Lucille Zelenkewich, secretary – Peoples United Bank

John Dalton, past chairperson – Inland Hospital


Elizabeth Fortin – Kennebec Valley Community College

Paul Stein – MaineGeneral Health

Darlene Ratte – Best Western Plus

Michael Roy – City of Waterville

Gary Bowman – Town of Oakland

Michelle Flewelling – Town of Fairfield

Brian Clark – Colby College

Michael Runser – Valley Beverage

Allan Rancourt – Kennebec Federal Savings

Lisa Hallee – Bill & Joan Alfond Foundation

Donald Plourde – Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate

Tom Meucci, Huhtamaki



James Dinkle – KRDA/FirstPark

Laura Cyr – Kennebec Valley Council of Governments

Christian Savage – Somerset Economic Development Corp.