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 – Mark Krogman – Retired, Southern Maine Community College
  • Vice President – Seth Parker – Silver Street Development Corporation
  • Secretary – Kitty Purington – NASHP
  • 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
  • Beth Elicker – Maine College of Art
  • Kevin Kavookjian – Psychiatrist
  • Susan Lichtman- VA ME HCS Geriatrics + Extended Care
  • Lisa Magnacca – Drummond Woodsum
  • Keith O’Blenis- Amistad
  • David O’Connell – Portland Builders
  • Sara Paulsen, Kaleidoscope Speakers Bureau
  • Cheryl Ramsay –  The Dempsey Center
  • Gary Rogers – Poland Springs

Leadership

Executive Team

  • Executive Director – Mary Haynes-Rodgers, LCSW
  • Deputy Director/Housing Director – Norman Maze
  • Clinical Director – Abby Spadone, LCSW
  • Development Director – Jill Silander
  • Finance Director – Monett Wilson
  • Human Resources Director – Maria Gagnon
  • Director of Residential Services – Greg Perchik
  • Director of Subsidies – Ginny Dill