Robert Kirchherr

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus, the designated Area Agency on Aging serving Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties, has elected three new members to its board of directors, as well as a new slate of officers.

Robert Kirchherr of Norway replaces Dennis Gray, also of Norway, as chairman of the SeniorsPlus board. The former assistant dean for academic affairs at Central Maine Community College, Kirchherr has served on several boards and government committees in western Maine since retiring from a career in higher education in New Jersey and Maine, according to a news release from the agency.

Other appointments to the board’s slate of officers are Holly Zielinski of Poland to vice chairwoman, Dustin Ward of New Gloucester to treasurer, and Don Berry of Sumner to secretary.

Joining the board are Roger J. Fuller of Lewiston, Mamie Anthoine Ney of Kennebunk, and Marie Samson of Auburn.

Fuller is a former legislator and retired educator who worked at schools in Los Angeles and Maine.

Ney is a librarian and director of the Auburn Public Library.

Samson has a background in finance and business management, and is the controller at SaviLinx in Brunswick.

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