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MEA Officers and Board of Directors

Lois Kilby-Chesley, is president of the MEA. The president serves full time representing the Association, working with the officers and Board of Directors, and coordinating the implementation of MEA policies. She may be reached at MEA headquarters in Augusta by calling 622-4418 or 1-888-622-4418, ext. 2220. Lois Kilby-Chesley, MEA President
Grace Leavitt is a Spanish teacher at Greely High School in SAD 51. She is the Vice President of MEA and National Board Certified.  Grace Leavitt, MEA Vice President
Denise Simoneau teaches 6th grade math, reading, and science at the James F. Doughty Middle School in Bangor. She oversees the budget and financial operations of the Association as treasurer. Denise Simoneau, MEA Treasurer
Mike Thurston is a Social Studies teacher at Winslow High School. He represents the MEA at meetings of the National Education Association's Board of Directors as Maine's NEA Director. Mike Thurston, NEA Director

MEA Board of Directors

District A Robert "Bo" Zabierek Houlton to St Agatha
District B Suzen Polk-Hoffses Bar Harbor to Calais to Mariaville
District C Jesse Hargrove Dixmont to Greenville to Millinocket
District D Beth French Bangor to Ellsworth to Searsmont
District E Ken Williams Palermo to Northport to Windsor
District F Jill Watson Augusta to Rangeley to Jackman
District G Aaron Greene China to Athens to Monroe
District H Jim Thornton Livermore to Newry to Poland
District I Samantha Garnett Sias Gardiner to Windham
District J Terry Martin Woolwich to Cumberland
District K Bob McCully Portland to Scarborough
District L Amanda Cooper Saco to Stoneham to Newfield
District M Deborah Butler Kittery to Sanford
District O John Messier AFUM, CCFA, MPBC
District P Neil Greenberg ACSUM, UMPSA, CCAA
District R Crystal Ward MEA-Retired
District ESP Gerry French Education Support Personnel Statewide



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