Learn about FAME’s board members, how members are appointed, upcoming meetings, and minutes from past meetings.

FAME’s Board Members

FAME is overseen by a 15-member board of volunteer directors. We are thankful for their dedication and contributions.

David Daigler – Chair

President
Maine Community College System
Augusta

Hon. Richard L. Trafton, Esq. – Vice Chair

President
Trafton, Matzen, Belleau & Frenette
Auburn/Brunswick

Dustin BrooksTreasurer

AVP, Global Marketing
Unum Group
Portland

Omar Andrews

Wounded Warrior Congressional Fellow
Office of U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree
Portland

Rebecca Asen, Esq.

Director of Attorney Recruiting
Bernstein Shur
Falmouth

Amanda Beal

Commissioner
Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry
Augusta

Hon. Henry M. Beck, Esq.

Maine State Treasurer
Augusta

Jennifer Hogan

President & CEO
Community Credit Union
Turner

Heather Johnson

Commissioner
Department of Economic and Community Development
Augusta

Blue Keim

Director of Manufacturing Services
Sappi North America
Portland

Frederick “Fritz” Onion

Cofounder and Past Director
The Onion Foundation
Wayne

Renee Ouellette

President and CEO
University Credit Union
Hermon

Stephen Shannon, D.O., M.P.H.

President Emeritus of the American Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
Biddeford

Jean Hoffman

Independent Board Member and Investor
Peak’s Island

William Tracy

President and CEO of Auburn Savings Bank
Wales

Upcoming Board Meetings

Dec
15
Jan
19

Board Appointments

Board members are appointed by the governor and reviewed and confirmed by the Maine Legislature. Each member, other than the ex-officio members, serves for a term of four years. The board is comprised of:

  • Two members with experience in natural-resource-based enterprises
  • Two veterans
  • One member knowledgeable in the field of student financial aid
  • One member knowledgeable in the field of higher education
  • One certified public accountant
  • One commercial banker
  • One attorney
  • Three members-at-large
  • Three members to include the commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development, a natural resource commissioner, and the state treasurer

Board Meeting Minutes

The FAME board meets monthly. Meeting minutes are posted after they have been approved by the board of directors. Minutes do not include material discussed in executive sessions.

Minutes of FAME Board Meetings