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Chancellor’s Staff

These staff members work closely with the Chancellor to coordinate key functions involving Maine’s public universities:

Special Assistant – Rowena Clukey

Administration — Rebecca Wyke, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

Administration — Vendean Vafiades, Special Counsel and Senior Staff to the Chancellor

Academics — Robert Neely, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Finance — Ryan Low, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Information Technology — Richard Thompson, Chief Information Officer

Facilities and General Services — MF Chip Gavin, Chief Facilities and Management and General Services Officer

Public Affairs – Dan Demeritt, Executive Director

Human Resources – Lynda Dec, Chief Human Resource Officer

Organizational Effectiveness – Tamara Mitchell, Director of Organizational Effectiveness

Student Affairs – Rosa Redonnett, Chief Student Affairs Officer

General Counsel and Chief of Staff – James B. Thelen, General Counsel and Chief of Staff to the Chancellor

Clerk of the Board of Trustees – Tracy Bigney, Clerk of the Board

Government and Community Relations – Samantha Warren, Director