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Maine Community Foundation appoints new board leaders

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Gregg Collins of Caribou was recently appointed vice chairperson of the Maine Community Foundation board of directors. 

Karen W. Stanley of Castine was appointed board chairperson.

Collins is vice president of the S.W. Collins Company. He is former chair of the Cary Medical Center board of directors, a former board member of Aroostook Aspirations, and board member emeritus of the Northern Maine Community College Foundation. 

Gregg Collins
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He is currently an advisory committee member of Presque Isle High School Regional Trades Program and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine. 

Collins served on MaineCF’s Aroostook County Committee from 2006 and was chairperson from 2012-2014. 

Collins has a BS in business administration from the University of Maine.

  Stanley retired as chair of Camden National Bank in September 2017. She joined the company’s board of directors in 2008 following its acquisition of Union Bankshares Company, where she had been a director since 2004. She previously co-owned Stanley Subaru in Trenton. 

Stanley serves as a trustee to Northern Light Maine Coast and Northern Light Blue Hill hospitals. She is also vice-chair of Northern Light Healthcare Foundation. She is the former chair of MaineCF’s Hancock County Committee and has served on the MaineCF board since 2012.

The Maine Community Foundation maintains its Aroostook County office in Mars Hill. To learn more, visit

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