The CLC YMCA welcomes three new members to the Central Lincoln County YMCA Board of Directors. The Y Board has grown to now 18 members representing a variety of community leaders who will help the Y reach its goals based on a Real-Time Strategic Plan, developed by the Board and Staff this past year.
Sara's family, her husband Leon and two amazing daughters, Leah and Erin, moved to the Pemaquid peninsula from New Hampshire as soon as they could and own Padebco Custom Boat Builders & Full Service Boatyard in Round Pond ME. Sara's previous career was spent at Fortune 100 companies with roles in program management and business development. Sara is a long-time community volunteer and is inspired by organizations doing great things for the greater good. She is actively involved with the Bristol Consolidated School as a member of the PTO and Strategic Planning Committee, a Girl Scout leader and a former board member of the Seacoast YMCA (Portsmouth, NH).
Cindy Wade is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Lincoln County Healthcare. Cindy graduated from St. Joseph’s College in 1987 with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and recently graduated from St. Joseph’s College with her Masters in Health Care Administration. Early in her career she spent 7 years in the Navy in various positions including Intensive Care, Cardiac Care, Outpatient Care and Education and Training. Cindy returned to Maine in 1994 to work in Lincoln County. She has held various positions during her career including Manager of the Medical Surgical Department, Director of Quality and Patient Safety, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services. Cindy is active in the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce as the Vice President; she serves on the Safe and Healthy Communities Board of the United Way; is President of the Sheepscott Community Church; and participates in the Lincoln Academy Boosters Club. She lives in Sheepscott Village with her husband James and has three sons, Derek, Jamison and Michael as well as one step son Christopher.
Dan and his wife Katie recently relocated to Newcastle with their family and are enjoying their new life in Maine. Dan and Katie have three children. Two daughters Sean and Leigh, who live in New York City and Seattle, and younger son Nolen, who loves lacrosse and science and is a freshman at Lincoln Academy. Dan graduated from Cook College, Rutgers University with a B.S. in Food Science in 1984. He ran a small painting business throughout college–an experience that instilled in him a quality and entrepreneurial mindset. Dan Michael is currently part of the STEM Guides program, as he feels that it is critical for young people to learn about and appreciate the fun and meaningful opportunities is science, technology, engineering, and math all around them.
Before moving to Maine, Dan spent 28 fun-filled years driving innovation for MARS Incorporated. He really enjoyed developing new businesses, among them MY M&M’s Personalized Candies, a fast-paced web-based business focused on personalization of the world’s favorite chocolate brand. In this role, Dan directed a product, packaging, engineering technology and quality team whose sole focus was to delight consumers and improve operational efficiency.
The CLC YMCA is excited to move forward with these three new Board Members! For more information on the future of the CLC YMCA please visit clcymca.org.