The Make Shift Coffee House Advisory Board is a diverse group of leaders representing governments, businesses, and nonprofits from urban and rural communities across Maine. The Board is a good mix of liberals and conservatives and is co-chaired by the leaders of Maine's Republican and Democratic parties.
This passionate group shares in the belief that Make Shift Coffee House face-to-face dialogue opens a path to greater civility in each community it visits.
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Chair-Maine Republican Party
Chair, Maine Democratic Party
Chair, Cumberland County Republican Party
Former Director, Maine State Library
Phillip Bartlett II, Esq.
Attorney and Former Chair, Maine Democratic Party
Community Organizer with the Maine People's Alliance
Retired Military (Army and Marines)
President, Pieceworks, Inc and Former Selectperson
Former Chair, Maine Community Foundation
Public Health Physician and Epidemiologist
Vice President for Philanthropy, Maine Community Foundation
Project Management Consultant, DRT Strategies
Mt. Ararat High School Recent Graduate
Director, Maine State Library
Organizational Development Consultant
Mike Cunningham Chair
Waldo County Republicans