Community Development Associate

As the Community Development Associate, Andy is responsible for providing support for programming related to strengthening diverse community development initiatives, including the Island Fellows program and alumni network, the Maine Islands Coalition, and mentoring and transition support programing.

In his role, Andy plans and carries out recruitment efforts and serves as a resource for the participants in these programs. He also assists the Community Development Director in collecting data and reporting programmatic outcomes.

Andy joined the Island Institute after 14 years as a classroom teacher in public schools in Western Maine, Camden, and St. George, where he focused on at-risk learners and place-based experiential education. 

Work: (207) 594-9209 ext. 163