LEWISTON — Community Health Options has announced that three new board directors begin their terms in 2016, accompanied by three formation board directors who were elected to the board.

These are the newly elected 2016 board directors:

Angela Berry is human resource manager for East Branch Delivery Service. She was the first female in the state to hold a master pesticide license and the first female in the state to hold a medical review officer assistant certificate. She has worked as the human resource director for a wellness company, sitting on the leadership team and participating in strategic planning.

Dr. Fred Craigie Jr., clinical psychologist, medical educator and writer, was previously a Community Health Options formation board director. He consults and teaches in central Maine and nationally/internationally about spirituality in health care, healing relationships, integrative medicine, positive mental health and clinician wellness. 

Jim Davis is CEO of Pines Health Services, which focuses primarily on physician recruitment, pursuit of diverse funding streams, quality improvement and service expansion to meet the needs of the county’s communities and operations/financial management. 

Tonua Fedusenko-Vancea, owner/president of TJS Communications Inc., has considerable experience in a variety of roles at South Florida hospitals and health care networks in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. There, she had oversight for numerous campaigns dedicated to women’s health, pediatrics, elder care, emergency medicine, cardiac care, HIV/AIDS and managed care.

Felicity Myers, LCSW therapist/mediator/guardian ad litem, has extensive experience serving on volunteer nonprofit boards and committees. As a self-employed professional, she understands the burdens of paying for health care.

David Shipman, supervisor at Fedco Seeds, a consumer/worker cooperative, has served on the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association board since 2004. He has been very involved in working on the options for health care coverage provided to MOFGA employees.

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