LEWISTON — The board of directors of Community Concepts Inc. has appointed James R. Martin as its next chief executive officer. He will assume the role no later than Jan. 3, 2023.

Martin is chief program officer at Sweetser, an agency with 600 employees that provides a statewide comprehensive network of behavioral health services for children, adults and families throughout Maine.

Prior to his role at Sweetser, he held a variety of positions in the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, including director of the Offices of Child and Family Services and of Aging and Disability Services.

Earlier in his career, Martin served as a child protection caseworker in DHHS’ Lewiston office, which familiarized him with the Lewiston-Auburn region and with the work of Community Concepts.

Martin holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of New England, where he has also served as an adjunct professor. He has been appointed to state and national boards and committees.

Martin and his family reside in Raymond.

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