Staff and Board


Maureen Bartley, Director of Families First Community Center.
Maureen is a Hancock County native from Bucksport, a graduate of Thomas College, and the mother of three.  She started working with housing programs for the homeless in 2014 as a Residential Service Coordinator for Volunteers of America and for Preservation Management, Inc.  She is committed to assisting families in becoming self-sufficient and learning the life skills necessary to succeed.


Erin Hodgkins, Live-in Residential Aide.
Erin joined FFCC in February of this year. She will be able to assist residents during non-business hours, and assist the director as needed. Erin is a long-time resident of Ellsworth, and has many ties in the community. In addition to raising two sons, she has managed businesses, worked as a CNA, and cooked in local restaurants. These experiences plus many other talents make her a wonderful addition to FFCC . 

Terri Ouellette, BSN (President), has owned several businesses, including Drywall By Design and Serenity Space Solutions.

Steve Dotson, MBA (Treasurer), Harvard Alumni & Air Force veteran who has retired from a long career in finance working in Washington DC.

Paul Ouellette, PAC- MHP (Secretary), has worked in both Internal medicine and emergency medicine for the last 28 yrs.

Connie Jan Sears, Retired LSW, has experience in Family Crisis Intervention

Kate McLoud, Retired Lieutenant Col. Airforce, has expertise in finance

Gertrud Champe, PhD, is a retired language professor who specialized in scholarly and technical translation. She is our grant writer.