Our Team

MANP Staff + Board of Directors

Our staff brings a broad range of professional and personal skills and experiences to MANP’s work for the nonprofit sector in Maine. Our team shares a passion for advancing and celebrating the work of nonprofits and a deep commitment to nurturing a strengths-based and mission-driven work culture that values creativity, humor, and mutual care.

“Any time I’ve called their offices with questions, I speak to the friendliest people. I’m so grateful for MANP’s existence and support.” -MANP Member

Mary Cloutier (she/her), Office Coordinator
Jennifer Hutchins (she/her), Executive Director
Katie Manter (she/her), Membership Manager
Kelly McCormack (she/her), Development + Marketing Manger
Eleanor Nazar (she/her), Program Coordinator
Molly O'Connell (she/her), Assistant Director
Katrina Ruffner (she/her), Director of Education
Mary Alice Scott (she/her), Public Affairs Manager

We'd love to hear from you!

  • If you are a member with a request for nonprofit management resources, information or connections, please use our Member Help Desk form.
  • Otherwise, please visit the Contact Us page to get your message delivered to the best person. 

MANP Board

The MANP Board of Directors is made up of leaders from the nonprofit, philanthropic and business sectors. They represent the broad diversity of MANP’s membership and contribute significant amounts of time, talent and energy to ensure the growing vitality of the nonprofit sector in Maine.
Marcia Sharp
Marcia Sharp
Board Member Maine Association of Nonprofits
President
Linda Nelson
Linda Nelson
Board Member Maine Association of Nonprofits
Vice President
Peter Montano
Peter Montano
Director PGM LLC
Treasurer
Shirar Patterson
Shirar Patterson
President and CEO Heart of Maine United Way
Secretary
Hayden Anderson
Hayden Anderson
Board Member Mayo Street Arts
Karen Gonya
Karen Gonya
Marketing/Public Relations Northern Light Health Foundation
Lisa Hallee
Lisa Hallee
Hallee Group LLC
Jayne Crosby Giles
Jayne Crosby Giles
Board Member Maine Association of Nonprofits
Lelia DeAndrade
Lelia DeAndrade
Vice President of Community Impact Maine Community Foundation
Gabriela Montoya-Eyerman
Gabriela Montoya-Eyerman
Finance Director Sunrise County Economic Council
Kate O'Halloran
Kate O'Halloran
Executive Director LifeFlight Foundation
Jason Parent
Jason Parent
Executive Director Aroostook County Action Program
Firooza Pavri
Firooza Pavri
Director, Muskie School of Public Service University of Southern Maine
Laura Quinn
Laura Quinn
Principal Laura Quinn Consulting
Wendy Richards
Wendy Richards
Attorney Richards Nonprofit Law
Justin Strasburger
Justin Strasburger
Executive Director Full Plates Full Potential