AMHC announces promotion of Ballard to senior leadership

3 years ago

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Ellen Bemis, CEO, Aroostook Mental Health Services, Inc. has announced the promotion of Brittany Ballard to director of human resources. Ballard’s new role includes joining AMHC’s senior leadership team.

“We are very pleased to have Brittany accept this promotion,” said Bemis. “As we continue to expand programming across our region, her addition to the senior leadership team helps ensure the infrastructure is in place to serve our staff and clients well.”

Ballard joined AMHC in 2008. She has been part of the human resources team for seven years, serving the last five as HR manager. Before that, she worked as a crisis counselor in emergency services. Ballard is an active member of the Society of Human Resources Management. She resides in Caribou with her family.  

Celebrating more than 56 years, AMHC is a nonprofit organization supporting nearly 5,500 clients annually. The agency has 26 service sites and 325 employees located across Aroostook, Washington and Hancock counties providing mental health, substance use, crisis, and sexual assault services. For more information, connect with AMHC at