PORTLAND — Judy Vardamis of Auburn has joined the American Red Cross of Maine’s development team as a major gift officer.

Vardamis brings a wealth of business, economic development and nonprofit-sector experience to the position. A longtime Red Cross volunteer, she has served on the board of directors of the Bangor chapter and the Central and Mid Coast Chapter. She was also on the philanthropy committee of the Central and Mid Coast Chapter.

She has been a corporate sales officer with the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, now called Maine Public, and a community outreach coordinator at Electricity Maine. She is the board secretary for the Center for Wisdom’s Women, a weekday drop-in center in Lewiston, and Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin, and immediate past chairwoman of L/A Arts in Lewiston.

She resides in Auburn with her husband, her dog and two cats. In her spare time, enjoys baking cookies and bread, reading and gardening.

For more information about the American Red Cross of Maine, go to: www.MaineRedCross.org.

Judy Vardamis

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