Phil Bofia
Chair

Location: Waterville

Occupation/Employer: Business Analyst Consultant at CGI

Interests/Hobbies: Church, Family, Friends, Music, Cooking, Fitness

Whats your favorite thing about Waterville Area?
Waterville is a place that has a very engaging community full of great individuals

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?
Former University of Maine Black Bear. Very passionate about our city and always looking to connect with great individuals in and around our community and state

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Molly Woodward
Steering Committee Member

Location: Waterville

Occupation/Employer: Director of Business Development at New Dimensions Federal Credit Union

Interests/Hobbies: Travel, Netflix and Music

Whats your favorite thing about Waterville Area?
From the Arts to the trails there is something here for everyone and the location is ideal for daytrips

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?
Thomas College graduate originally from Burlington Maine. Married to Richard Pierce together we have two cats Bella and Sophia and our Princess ,a rescue Puggle from the Waterville Humane Society

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Heather MacKenzie Thorne
Secretary

Location: Winslow, ME

Occupation/Employer: Real Estate Agent, Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate

Interests/Hobbies: Road trips with my husband, Hosting parties, Going to the beach, Going to the spa and taking yoga classes.

Whats your favorite thing about Waterville Area?
Even though it’s a growing city, it is a small town where you can go anywhere and see a familiar face!

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?
I’m a landlord and a board member of the Central Maine Apartment Owners Association. I’m also a board member for the Chamber and co-chair the Super Raffle. I recently got married, and my husband and I have a chocolate lab!

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Reilly Kons
Steering Committee Member

Location: Waterville

Occupation/Employer: Account Executive at GHM Insurance

Interests/Hobbies: I’m a huge Boston Sports fan, disc golf enthusiast, and advocate for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Whats your favorite thing about Waterville Area?
My favorite thing to do in Waterville is eat-out at local restaurants with friends. While that sounds odd, I believe Waterville has a completely underrated food scene.

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?
One time I drove to Florida from Maine, broke down in Miami, and had to sell my car for $300 and take a bus home.

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Brittnae Rae DeRoche
Steering Committee Member

Location: Waterville, Maine

Occupation/Employer: Marketing Assistant, Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce

Interests/Hobbies: spending time with family, hiking, traveling, and bartending

What’s your favorite thing about the Waterville Area?
The thriving growth and energy of downtown and the positivity of this community.

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?

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Garvan D. Donegan
Steering Committee Member

Location: Waterville, Mid-Maine Region, State of Maine

Occupation/Employer: Director of Planning & Economic Development at Central Maine Growth Council

Interests/Hobbies: Skiing, boating, travel, literature, city planning, public service

What’s your favorite thing about the Waterville Area?
Waterfront downtown district(s) with collaborative public-private partnerships abound

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?
Maine native reading W.B. Yeats and/or James Joyce daily

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Jeff Ferguson
Steering Committee Member

Location: Augusta

Occupation/Employer: Service Desk Manager at Thomas College

Interests/Hobbies: Sports, socializing and being outdoors

What’s your favorite thing about the Waterville Area?
The people and the community spirit

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?
I’m grateful for the opportunity to work in such a vibrant, growing community surrounded by great people!

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RJ Anzelc
Steering Committee Member

Location: Belgrade

Occupation/Employer: Owner at Bricks Coworking & Innovation Space

Interests/Hobbies: Golf, basketball, friends & family, tech, craft brews

Whats your favorite thing about Waterville Area?
The food and evolving professional culture

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?
I'm always looking to see where technology can be applied to improve daily tasks and processes

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Kristen Harding
Steering Committee Member

Location: Waterville

Occupation/Employer: Real Estate Agent, Century 21 Surette Real Estate

Interests/Hobbies: Red Sox games, family reunions, sunday bbqs with friends, hikes with the pup

Whats your favorite thing about Waterville Area?

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Samantha Burdick
Steering Committee Member

Location: Waterville

Occupation/Employer: Director of Resource Development, United Way of Mid-Maine

Interests/Hobbies: Skiing, travel, hiking, going to the beach, hosting parties, spending time with friends and family

Whats your favorite thing about Waterville Area?
I love that Waterville has a variety of local restaurants, an amazing arts culture, plenty of recreation, there is always something to do in Waterville! I also love that the community is full of compassionate and caring people.

What else do you want to tell us about yourself?
I grew up in the Waterville area, and have always called it home. However, I did spend a year volunteering as a teacher and going on safaris in Tanzania, and expirence that will forever change my life and how I see the world.

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Sean Conerly
Steering Committee Member

Location: Waterville

Occupation/Employer: Linebackers Coach & Co-Special Teams Coordinator at Colby College

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Kimberly Lindlof
Steering Committee Advisor
Location: Waterville
 
Occupation/Employer: President & CEO of Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce

 

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Amarinda Keys
Steering Committee Member

Location: Augusta

Occupation/Employer: Executive Director at Children's Discovery Museum

 

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