BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Lucie Bauer, Board President. An educator and long-time advocate of LGBT issues, Lucie brings a wealth of educational, leadership and advocacy experience to OUT. She lives in Rockport with her wife.
John D. Adams, Vice Chair. John works as a trained professional singer and in the tech industry. John serves on the voice faculty at Bay Chamber Music School in Rockport. He has served on the Boards of Oratorio Chorale, Hartwood Regional Theater Company and the Midcoast UU Fellowship. John lives in the midcoast with his partner of 24 years.
Alan Pedersen, Treasurer. Alan has his BA in Psychology. A resident of Rockport with his partner, Alan has a great deal of experience in the banking world and has been actively involved in volunteering with gay rights organizations.
Ellen Sudow, Secretary. Ellen splits her time between Tenants Harbor and Washington, D.C. A retired attorney and mediator who specialized in family, employment and civil disputes, Ellen serves on the board of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Rocking Moon Foundation. For over a decade she Chaired the Board of The Fred Taylor Scholarship Fund of For Love of Children; and was a board member of SMYAL, an LGBT youth organization serving the greater metropolitan District of Columbia region.
Ned Kane is Director of Development and Operations of ACLU Maine. Living in Portland and a former resident of New York City, Ned brings a wealth of marketing, development and communications background and experience to OUT.
Ralph Moore teaches Ethics at the Watershed School in Camden. He has served on the boards of the Camden Conference and the Coastal AIDS Network. He is the retired rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Rockland. He lives in Rockland with his wife.
Holly Morrison serves as pastor of Phippsburg Congregational Church (UCC), a designated "Open and Affirming" church with a commitment to welcoming LGBTQ people. Holly and her wife also run Tir na nOg Farm, an educational farmstead in Pownal, Maine, where volunteers explore human culture and agriculture in the context of sustainability and resilience.
Amy Paine is from Belfast. She works directly with adults with behavioral issues and is on the Board of the Belfast Soup Kitchen. Amy opens the doors to many Belfast connections for OUT and loves to fundraise.
Jeanne has extensive experience in organizational development and management through her work as the former state director of Massachusetts Office of AARP, former Director of Strategic Planning for Boston Senior Home Care and owner of a private consulting practice in Rockland. Prior to assuming her position, she was an OUT board member and advisor. She lives in Waldoboro.
Sue Campbell, Program Director
Sue brings more than 25 years of experience working with school superintendents, administrators and other school staff through her work on local and state school boards. Her background includes fifteen years on the Augusta Board of Education with the last three serving as chair and ten years working with other school boards and superintendents throughout Maine as a member and officer of the Maine School Boards Association Board of Directors. Sue also works with the Trans Youth Equality Foundation in Portland as a volunteer, assisting with support groups and at their conferences. Sue lives with her partner in South Thomaston.
Lane Sturtevant, Youth Coordinator
Lane is a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Prior to joining OUT Maine, Lane worked as a prevention educator in Knox and Waldo Counties. They also have experience working with youth in other settings throughout the state. In college, they were an active part of the campus queer community and they remain active in social justice initiatives in the midcoast. Lane lives in Camden.
Jennifer joins OUT Maine after having been self employed on the midcoast for 12 years. She brings a passion for organization and streamlining systems as well as a deep belief that each and every one of us can make a positive difference in the lives of youth to OUT Maine. She lives with her family in Lincolnville.