BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Elizabeth founded Partners for World Health in 2009 while working full time as a Nurse Administrator. She currently, serves on numerous boards in Portland and is strongly affiliated with The Portland Museum.

 

Elizabeth speaks at many conferences and facilitates a community global health education series. Additionally, she runs five medical missions each year. She recruits medical professionals, physicians and nurses  to provide high-quality education, primary care and surgical services, while also training local medical professionals in those countries. 

 

She has continued to devote and volunteer her time to PWH, and as her organization has grown, she has attracted a superbly talented staff to further develop and promote the mission of PWH.

President and Founder

Partners for World Health

Portland, Maine

Elizabeth McLellan, RN, MSN, MPH

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Elizabeth is a former elementary and middle school teacher. She most recently taught in Portland, and previously worked in schools in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and the former Czechoslovakia.

 

During her 25 years in Falmouth, Elizabeth has been involved with a number of non-profit organizations focused on education, land conservation, historic preservation, and the local library.

 

Elizabeth and her husband Kurt have two adult sons.

Vice President

Partners for World Health, Board

Falmouth, Maine

Elizabeth klebe, m.ed

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Douglas is currently a Vice President in the Finance Team at TD Bank where he has spent the last 15 years of his career. Doug is a former Scout Leader and Scoutmaster. He is also the former Treasurer of the Scarborough Band Boosters and the World Affairs Council of Maine.

Doug has visited over 60 countries on 6 continents including substantial time in the developing world.  He lived in London, England for 11 years. 

 

Between his wife Karen and himself, he has 3 adult children – Dan, Eric & Sarah. 

Vice President, Commercial Finance

TD Bank

Portland, Maine

Douglas Friedman

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Ken has more than 25 years of experience in investment management and research. He was formerly a director in the institutional equity business at Deutsche Bank and began his career at Morgan Stanley in San Francisco.

 

He was named an “all-star” by the Wall Street Journal and has been quoted in the Financial Times, New York Times and BusinessWeek. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the UC Berkeley and did post graduate studies through Yale in Hong Kong.

 

He serves on several community boards, including the Portland Museum of Art, Portland Symphony Orchestra and the Crewe Foundation.

Vice President, Portfolio Manager

HeadInvest

Portland, Maine

Kenneth Blaschke

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Kevin has an expertise in financial planning, major gift fundraising, non-profit management, and working cross-culturally. He has been the advisor to Community Financial Literacy since 2014, and he has been an instructor with the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School since 2013. 

 

He was the Peace Corps country director in Micronesia and the Caribbean from 2008 to 2012 and the Executive Director of Maine Audubon from 2001 to 2008.

 

Prior to that, he was a partner at R.M. Davis, Inc.

Consultant and Executive Coach

Kevin carley 

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Richard is a retired physician with extensive clinical, educational, administrative, and research experience.

 

He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a fellow with clinical experience in Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine.

 

He is also serving on several other health-related non-profit organization boards and committees.

Retired Physician

Topsham, Maine

Richard corbin, MD

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E'nkul is deeply involved in the Congolese Community. Currently he holds positions on the Board  of Prosperity Maine, Scholarships for Maine Immigrants, Portland Empowered with The Muskie Institute at USM and is the Vice President of The New England African Art and Entertainment Community Association.

Director of Continuous Quality Improvement
Granite Bay Care, Inc.

Portland, Maine

E'nkul Kanakan, MBA

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Kristen has more than 20 years of public relations and marketing experience, with a focus on strategic communications for the arts and tourism industries.

 

She is a publicist for the Peabody Essex Museum and has previously held positions at the Portland Museum of Art, Shelburne Museum, and the Currier Museum of Art.

Kristen Levesque PR & Marketing

Portland, Maine

Kristin Levesque, apr

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Nancy serves on the board of the Portland Museum of Art and the Mountain Club on Loon. She is on the Advisory Comm for CMCA in Rockland.

 

Her professional background was primarily in sales management and sales training. She also formed my own training company, consulting with both individual and corporate clients.

 

Nancy and her husband were travelers, visiting 84 mostly developing countries. She says it was a helluva ride while it  lasted! She is an avid skier and a hard worker for causes in which she believes - PWH being one of them.

Trustee and Vice President

Portland Museum of Art

Portland, Maine

Nancy Kaye

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Arul's foundation, Beam On is a non profit for bringing cheer to people and families locally and across the globe.

Arul is the State Grassroots Captain for New Hampshire/Massachusetts  for the Grassroots Government Relations Subcommittee of the Government Relations Council of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.

He also serves as the Vice Chair to the Global Health Committee of the Massachsetts Medical Society.

Founder and President

Beam On

Portland, Maine

Arul Mahadevan, MD

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Andrew is one of 4 founding partners of TRSS Wealth Management LLC, a financial planning and investment management firm in South Portland, Maine.

 

He has spent twenty years as a financial planner and investment advisor. Andrew also spends his time as a winter ski instructor for those who are visually impaired at  Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation.

 

Andrew is married to Annie Stickney, who has been a nurse for 35 years, and full time interior designer for the past 10years; they have 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren.

Partner and Founder

TRSS Wealth Management, LLC

South Portland, Maine

Andrew Stickney

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For over 25 years, Christopher has been serving the legal needs of businesses and entrepreneurs. He often serves as general counsel to clients and his experience covers the spectrum of the business cycle, from start-up, to investment and growth, to succession planning and exit strategies.

 

Chris also has considerable experience with business disputes and has successfully handled commercial litigation in both state and federal courts

Legal Counsel

Partner/Chair, Murray Plumb & Murray

Portland, Maine

Christopher Branson, Esq.

40 Walch Drive

Portland, Maine  04103 

PWH is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 and all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 
Tax ID # 32-0276903

(207)-774-5555

Tuesday - Saturday 

9:00am - 4:00pm