Maine Prevention Certification Board as of 10-25-2018

The Maine Prevention Certification Board (MPCB) is an independent body with representatives from across Maine’s prevention community.  It is a member of the IC&RC.  AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc. serves as the corporate host of the MPCB.

Chair: Rebecca Ireland, PS-C
Center for Excellence in Health Innovation – Maine Substance Use Prevention Services
University of New England

Chair-Elect: Vacant

Secretary: Vicky Wiegman, M.Ed., CAS, PS-C
Substance Abuse Counselor/Coordinator
Tobacco Treatment Specialist-Certified
Lewiston High School

Treasurer: Robert Rogers LADC, LSW, PS-C
Coordinator for Substance Abuse
Prevention & Intervention Services
DFC, SIRP, and Respect ME Programs
Kennebec Behavioral Health

Cheryl Cichowski, PS-C
Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Lee Anne Dodge, M.S., PS-C
SoPo Unite

Emily Dooling-Hamilton, PS-C
Healthy Androscoggin

Jennifer Hemingway
Consultant/Trainer
Newcastle, Maine 04553

Scott M. Gagnon, MPP, PS-C
Director of Operations
AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.

William Paterson, PS-C
Consultant/Trainer

Sonia Turanski, PPS
Community Healthy Coordinator
Substance Use Prevention – Hancock County
Healthy Acadia

Andrea Saniuk-Gove, PS-C
Tobacco Prevention Coordinator
Center for Community Health & Wellness at Mid Coast Hospital

Sergeant Major Roger A. Brawn
Senior Enlisted Adviser
Maine National Guard Counter Drug Task Force

MPCB members possess an average of 18 years of experience in prevention and represent a cross section of Maine’s prevention system. Coming from across the state, they represent programs focused on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in community, school and post secondary education settings and from all levels: state substance abuse prevention programs, the public health system, the university system, school-based programs, and non-profit organizations that develop training and represent both prevention providers and professionals.