Jeffrey Porter, President
As President and Co-owner Caffe Prego and the Inn on Shore Road, Jeffrey lives in Ogunquit, Maine. Having volunteered for FPC in the past, he has an intimate working knowledge of our organization. Prior to entering hospitality, he held leadership positions for nearly two decades in human resources companies in the Northeast including Aprisma Management Technologies, Caremark, Eaton Corporation and the Timberland Company, where he received national recognition for his inventive design and implementation of progressive benefits programs.
John Kaminski, Esq., Vice President
John is an attorney at Drummond Woodsum in Portland. He is listed in the current Edition of Best Lawyers in America, a guide to leading lawyers in the country, in the field of Tax Law, is a frequent speaker at professional seminars and has taught courses in business and tax law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maine School of Law and the University of New England. In Spring semester 2016, he is teaching Business Planning to third-year law students.
Dr. Thomas Courtney, M.D., Treasurer
Dr. Courtney recently joined FPC’s Board in July of 2012. He has served as the Chief of Infectious Diseases at Southern Maine Medical Center (SMMC) since 1993. He is also Vice President of Medical Staff at SMMC. Originally from Washington, D.C., Dr. Courtney now resides in Saco, Maine, having practiced medicine in the area since 1988.
Teddy Burrage, Secretary
Teddy Burrage is a college student and community organizer who is currently working for Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services. Having sat on the steering committees of the League of Young Voters, Pride Portland, and Portland Racial Justice Congress, he is extremely passionate about social justice and civic responsibility. As congressional intern for Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, he further grew his commitment to advocating for those who have limited capacity to do so for themselves. He currently lives on Portland’s West End with his partner and two cats.
Denali Cahoon, PharmD CSP
Denali Cahoon is Chief Operating Officer at Apothecary By Design, a compounding specialty pharmacy headquartered in Portland, Maine. She guides all clinical operations and disease state programming. Since joining ABD in 2010, she also has served as pharmacist in charge, compounding manager, and a clinical pharmacist. Beyond her work at ABD, Denali is a dedicated educator of pharmacy students. She teaches as an adjunct faculty member at the University of New England College of Pharmacy, and directs the experiential education and residency programs for ABD. In addition, she is a certified specialty pharmacist and a certified hepatitis C educator.
Michael Gendreau is the Director, Education, Outreach and Communications with Community Health Options, a non-profit, Member-directed health plan licensed in Maine and New Hampshire. Mike has over 25 years of executive leadership experience in the nonprofit, faith-based and healthcare sectors. Mike’s background includes strategic planning, organizational development, LEAN process improvement, community relations, education and communications.
Jimmy Lucibello, innkeeper of Bourne Bed & Breakfast in Ogunquit, has been an active advocate in the fight against AIDS for more than thirty years. Jimmy received the 2010 Cameron Duncan Award, which recognizes service to the community living with AIDS, and in 2013, was recognized as one of the “The POZ 100” unsung heroes in the fight against AIDS. Jimmy has been both an organizer and the top individual fundraiser of the Southern Maine AIDS 5K Walk/Run each year since its inception. As a client, active volunteer, and former employee of FPC, Jimmy brings a unique well-rounded perspective to his position on the Board of Directors.
Michael Stevenson, PhD
Michael R. Stevenson earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University and has served higher education for over thirty years in a progression of faculty and administrative roles in Indiana, Ohio, Arizona, and Maine. He has earned national recognition for leadership and for outstanding contributions in teaching and scholarship to the science and profession of psychology. His scholarly work has appeared in a wide variety of books and periodicals; and he has offered lectures, workshops, and seminars for professional and lay audiences in Asia, Canada, the Middle East, South Africa, and across the United States.