AUBURN — Roger Philippon, dean of planning and public affairs at Central Maine Community College, will be the speaker at the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Lunch Club meeting at noon Thursday, April 5, at the Central Maine Community College Campus, 1250 Turner St.

A Lewiston native, Philippon earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the University of Maine and a master’s degree in adult education from the University of Southern Maine.

Long active in local civic affairs, Philippon is a former Lewiston City councilor and Planning Board member. He served for many years as chair of the Advisory Board for the Franco-American Collection at USM/L-A College. Philippon serves on the LA Metro Chamber of Commerce Education Committee and is a member of the Maine Public Relations Council.

He and his wife, Celeste, live in Lewiston and devote much time and energy to the Community Little Theater, where Philippon also serves on the board. They are the parents of son, Joseph, who serves as community resource officer for the Lewiston Police Department, and grandparents to Isaha and Jackson.

The Rotary meeting will be held in Conference Room TWR 405 on the fourth floor of the Tower, the newest building on the campus. Tours of the campus will be held following lunch.

Reservations are requested for the off-site luncheon by calling 207-713-7045 by Sunday, April 1.

For more information on future Rotary speakers, contact President and Program Chairwoman Monica Millhime, 207-713-7045 or email [email protected] Events and other club information are posted at and

Roger Philippon

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