Meet our Board of Directors!

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IRA G. MANDEL, MD, MPH

Executive DirectorDr. Mandel Completed His Training As A Family Practitioner In 1982 And Completed His Masters Of Public Health Training In 2001.    He Has More Than 34 Years Of Medical Practice And Medical Leadership Experience, Ten Of Which Were Spent In Midcoast Maine Including Knox, Waldo And Lincoln Counties And The Many Islands Contiguous With Those Counties.

Jean Denny

JEANNE DENNY

After serving as the Executive Director of 63 Washington in it’s previous iteration as an elder care facility, Jeanne has gone on to spearhead the community effort to create a homeless shelter in Rockland. She also serves as the social worker for her local parish.   

Karen

KAREN STAMIESZKIN

Karen is currently a marine scientist whose research focuses on plankton and nutrient cycles in the world’s oceans. She has visited and studied ocean ecosystems, from the Gulf of Maine, to the West Antarctic, to the South Pacific. She grew up in Cape Elizabeth, Maine and now lives in Camden, Maine with her husband and two
dogs. As a board member, she aims to help develop holistic programming for MCRC residents, and help keep MCRC organized as it grows. Karen is excited and grateful to be part of the MCRC team, and to connect with and give back to the community.

Lura Robinson

LURA ROBINSON

Lura grew up in Maine, and worked in the medical care field for many decades. She is an avid hunting and 4x4ing enthusiast. She organizes events and helps with social media outreach.