Board of Directors

Jan Coates

Mount Desert, Maine

Executive Director, Island Readers & Writers; Board Member, Mount Desert Land and Garden Preserve; Board of Trustees, MDI Biological Laboratory; Emeritus Trustee, Aloha Foundation

Michelle Finn

Cherryfield, Maine

Author, educational consultant

Gigi Georges

Bedford, New Hampshire and Southwest Harbor, Maine

Author, professor; Advisory Board, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University

Jennifer Judd-McGee, Secretary

Northeast Harbor, Maine

Artist, owner of Swallowfield boutique

Debra Lay, President

Beverly, Massachusetts

Principal, Beverly, MA Schools; Member, American Library Association and International Literacy Association

Anne Pomeroy

Pacific Palisades, California and Southwest Harbor, Maine

Retired teacher; IRW Board of Directors Secretary, 2016-2019; Board of Regents, Loyola Marymount University School of Education

Allison Kupfer Poteet, Treasurer

South Portland, Maine

Managing Partner, Nonprofit Professional Advisory Group

Rachel Singh

Franklin, Maine

First grade teacher, Conners Emerson School

Hannah Whalen

Tremont, Maine

Director of Philanthropy & Donor Services, Maine Community Foundation; IRW Board President, 2017-2019; University of Maine Leaders Club; Maine Master Naturalist Program; Leadership Maine; AdNet

Summer Morning in Maine, IRW's annual meeting
Summer Morning in Maine, IRW's annual meeting