Let’s Go! Leadership Committee

Members include senior executives from the original Let’s Go! Founding Partners and Platinum Supporter. Additionally, key statewide leaders have been recruited to join this committee. The committee provides high level strategic guidance and oversight to the Director. The Director reports to this committee on a quarterly basis.

Committee Members:

William L. Caron

Dan Corcoran
President and GM
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine

Liz Cotter-Schlax
President & CEO
United Way of Greater Portland

M. Michelle Hood, FACHE
President and CEO
EMHS (Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems)

Chris Pyne
Senior Vice President, Sales & Client Management

Victoria W. Rogers, MD
Director, Let’s Go!
The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center

Joan Benoit Samuelson
Olympic Champion

Jeff Sanders
Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Maine Medical Center

Mike Vail
Hannaford Supermarkets

Karen Voci
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation

Larry Wold
TD Bank, Maine

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Members consist of representatives of the original founding partners as well as key public health leaders and researchers. This committee provides guidance and advice to the Director.  The Director meets with this committee on a quarterly basis.

Committee Members:

Susan Austin
Community Relations Consultant

Emily Bugbee
Senior Business Information Analyst
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine

Pam Dietz, MD
Attending Physician
Maine Medical Center Pediatric Clinic and Countdown to a Healthy ME Program

Andy Finch, LCSW
Senior Program Manager, Healthy Maine Partnerships
Maine CDC

Carter Friend
Senior Vice President, Community Impact
United Way of Greater Portland

Jim McBride
Director of Operations, Guiding Stars
Hannaford Bros. Co.

Valerie O’Hara, DO, FAAP
WOW Program (Way to Optimal Weight)

Michele Polacsek, PhD, MHS
Associate Professor of Public Health
The Maine Prevention Research Center and University of New England

Emily Rines, MPH, MCHES
Project Director
United Way of Greater Portland

Naomi Schucker, MPH
Program Director, Community Health Improvement