Becky Hayes Boober Named VP of Community Impact at Maine Community Foundation

Becky Hayes Boober Named VP of Community Impact at Maine Community Foundation

The following is a press release from Maine Community Foundation

April 28, 2016
CONTACT: Andrea Nemitz

PORTLAND & ELLSWORTH– The Maine Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Becky Hayes Boober as Vice President of Community Impact. She will join the staff in June.

Boober is currently senior program officer at the Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) where she manages a $14-million investment in integrated behavioral/mental health and primary care as well as MeHAF’s Thriving in Place and Access to Quality Care collaborative-building initiatives. Prior to joining MeHAF in 2008, she worked for the State of Maine for more than 20 years in public policy and administrative leadership in the commissioners’ offices of the Education, Health and Human Services, and Corrections departments. 

Originally from Kansas and now living in Otis, Boober holds a BSE in Education/English from Kansas State Teachers College, an MA in English from Emporia State University (Kansas), and an interdisciplinary PhD from University of Maine. She will be working out of the foundation’s Ellsworth office.

“We are excited to have Becky join the Maine Community Foundation team,” stated Steve Rowe, MaineCF President and CEO. “She brings years of experience in grant and program management, in building key relationships across sectors, and in translating strategic plans into effective practices and partnerships.”

About her appointment Boober said, “As MaineCF builds on its solid foundation to become an even more effective leader in Maine, I am honored to become a part of the leadership team that works with staff, donors, and other partners to create stronger communities and to improve the quality of life for all Maine people.”

A statewide organization with offices in Ellsworth and Portland, the Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more, visit or call 1-877-700-6800.



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