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Tara Hill
Tara Hill
Job Title:
Executive Director
Staff Member
Tara has 20 years of nonprofit experience in strategic planning, program development and financial management. She holds a B.S. from Georgetown University and is a graduate of the ICL Leadership Intensive. She lives in Cumberland with her husband.
2010
Julia Bachelder
Julia Bachelder
Job Title:
Events Manager
Staff Member
Julia is a native of Yarmouth and has lived in Portland since graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She joined the team in 2016, bringing a passion for endurance events and background in event management and marketing.
2016
Heather Drake
Heather Drake
Job Title:
Program Manager - Collective Impact
Staff Member
Heather oversees Maine’s Impact Cancer Network, a collective impact initiative. She holds a MPH from George Washington University and has worked 10+ years in public health. She is usually found outside running, biking, hiking, or walking her dog.
2016
Ashley MacMillan
Ashley MacMillan
Job Title:
Annual Giving Manager
Staff Member
Ashley joined the Community Engagement team at MCF in 2017 with broad experience in donor relations, communications, and fundraising. She holds her MBA from University of Southern Maine. She lives in Windham with her husband and 2 children.
2017
Kelly Martin
Kelly Martin
Job Title:
Director of Finance and Operations
Staff Member
A proud County native, Kelly joined MCF in 2006 after a career in medical research. Her advanced skills in database management, communications, and a diverse array of non-profit operations guide the organization's internal management strategy.
2006
Katelyn Michaud
Katelyn Michaud
Job Title:
Program Manager - Grantmaking
Staff Member
Katelyn administers MCF’s grantmaking activities. Prior to joining the Foundation, she held various nonprofit roles in grant writing, development, communications, and youth engagement. She lives in Portland with her husband.
2014
Ray Ruby
Ray Ruby
Job Title:
Community Outreach Manager
Staff Member
Ray assists in driving community engagement, outreach, education, and advocacy on behalf of MCF. He brings extensive experience working with various groups, individuals and businesses to the team. He lives in Portland with his wife and daughter.
2018
Aysha Sheikh
Aysha Sheikh
Job Title:
Director of Programming
Staff Member
Aysha oversees MCF’s grantmaking and programmatic initiatives. A registered nurse with a MPH degree, she is passionate about public health in Maine. She lives in South Portland with her husband and 3 children.
2015
Kristen Smith
Kristen Smith
Job Title:
Director of Community Engagement
Staff Member
Kristen has over 20 years experience in marketing, PR, fundraising, strategic planning, and communications. She earned a BA from Hamilton College and her MA from University of Wisconsin. She is an avid traveler and speaks fluent Spanish.
2016