AUBURN — Central Maine Community College President Scott Knapp has announced the appointment of Lisa MacDonald Cooper as the college’s director at the Western Maine University and Community College Center in South Paris.

Cooper is responsible for the coordination of CMCC classes offered at the center and other locations in Oxford County. She provides advising services to students and serves as the area’s high school liaison for recruitment and admissions. She will also work to develop customized training programs for the Oxford County business community.

Cooper comes to CMCC with more than 20 years of experience in marketing, project administration, communication, strategic planning and post-secondary teaching. A native of Scarborough, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Bates College and a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She served as the community education coordinator for Lewiston Adult Education and most recently worked as a small business consultant focused on rural development.

She has been a writing team member and parent representative for the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School Committee to Improve School Progress and RSU 10’s Future Options Facilities Planning Committee. She is past president of the Durham PTA and a past executive board member for the Maine PTA.

She lives in Buckfield with her husband and children.

For more information, contact her at 743-9322, ext. 204, or email: [email protected]

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