Sullivan named director of MDA


MANCHESTER — The Maine Dental Association Executive Board has announced that Cindy Sullivan of Minot has been hired as the new executive director to replace the retiring Frances Miliano.

Sullivan is currently the PAC, party and lobbyist registrar for the Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. Her prior experience includes work with the Maine Judicial Branch/Administrative Office of the Courts as a domestic violence coordinator; executive director of the YWCA of Central Maine in Lewiston; and executive director of the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter in Waterville. She has more than 20 years of combined experience in public and community relations, budgeting, grant writing, board/committee development and strategic planning.

She also holds a bachelor of science degree in communications from Emerson College and a master of public administration degree from the University of Maine.

Sullivan begins work on March 5 and Miliano will retire on March 30.

The Maine Dental Association is a professional membership organization representing 700 dentists in Maine headquartered in Manchester.