Our Team

Board of Directors

Shalom House’s Board of Directors brings a wide variety of expertise to their work on the board. Included are bankers, developers, mental health professionals, accountants, lawyers, financial directors, and nonprofit directors. Several of our members have supported family members and loved ones through the difficulties of living with a mental illness.

Officers

  • President – Beth Elicker – Maine College of Art
  • Vice President – Seth Parker – Silver Street Development Corporation
  • Secretary – Keith O’Blenis- Amistad
  • Treasurer – James Ascanio – McLeod Ascanio

Board Members

  • Mark Adelson  – Portland Housing Authority
  • Diane Atwood – Blogger and Freelance Writer
  • Kathy Black – Amistad
  • Eleanor Dudek – Psychiatric MH Nurse Practitioner
  • Kevin Kavookjian – Psychiatrist
  • Mark Krogman – Retired, Southern Maine Community College
  • Susan Lichtman- VA ME HCS Geriatrics + Extended Care
  • Lisa Magnacca – Drummond Woodsum
  • Sharon McNabb – Sunovian
  • David O’Connell – Portland Builders
  • Kitty Purington – NASHP
  • Cheryl Ramsay – Community Member
  • Gary Rogers – Poland Springs

Leadership

Executive Team

  • Executive Director – Mary Haynes-Rodgers, LCSW
  • Deputy Director/Housing Director – Norman Maze
  • Development Director – Jill Silander
  • Clinical Director – Ellen Quinlan, LCSW
  • Finance Director – Monett Wilson
  • Human Resources Director – Maria Gagnon

Administration

  • Quality Assurance Administrator – Kristine Lausier
  • Information Systems Administrator – Jacob Mann

Finance

  • Accounting Manager – Open

Housing

  • Director of Subsidies – Ginny Dill
  • Subsidy Coordinator – Jill Damion
  • Housing Specialist Coordinator – Open
  • Property Manager – Megan Christensen

Clinical

  • Director of Residential Services – Abby Spadone, LCSW
  • Intake & Outreach Coordinator – Liz Riddell
  • Community Integration Program Manager – Carolyn Blackburn, LCSW
  • CCSH/CRS Program Manager – Martha Lafferty