Maine's Metropolitan University™

Steering Group Members

Richard Barringer, Muskie School of Public Service, Chair
Luci Benedict, Chemistry, Faculty Senate
Meredith Bickford, Professional Staff Senate
Libby Bischof, History
Rachel Cormier, Student Representative
Kim Dominicus, Classified Staff Senate
Barbara Edmond, Maine Philanthropy Center
Cathy Fallona, Education
Kyle Frazier, Student Body President
Marcel Gagne, Lewiston-Auburn College Advisory Committee
Dennis Gilbert, Communications
Ken Gross, Graduate Assistant
Chris Hall, Portland Regional Chamber
Kristi Hertlein, Classified Staff Senate
Lynn Kuzma, Political Science
Rob Sanford, Environmental Science
Scott Schnapp, Maine Association of Nonprofits
Martha Scott, Professional Staff Senate
Michael Shaughnessy, Art
David Swardlick, School of Business Advisory Board
Liz Turesky, Leadership Studies, Faculty Senate


Resource Persons
The following people will provide support in the areas indicated.

Joy Pufhal, Student Experience
Susan King, Evaluation & Assessment
Dahlia Lynn, Infrastructure
Ryan Low, Budget
Cecile Aitchison, Development
Tracy St. Pierre, Marketing
Glenn Cummings, Outreach
Jack Kartez, Facilitation
Martha Freeman, Coordination
Paula Gerstenblatt, Community Engagement
Michelle Vazquez-Jacobus, Community Engagement
Emma Gelsinger, Research/Administrative Assistant



Final Report
Steering Group Charge
Meeting Materials
Additional Resources