About Us

Our Mission

Our mission is to make Somerset County a healthier place to live and work for the families we serve.

Making It Happen

We strive to achieve our mission by improving nutrition, increasing physical activity, stopping tobacco use, preventing drug abuse, and promoting responsible use of alcohol.

A Community Effort

We work with community members, schools, workplaces, childcare centers, service groups and others to make Somerset County healthier.

National Night Out!

August 6th,
5:00-Dusk,
Coburn Park in Skowhegan
Come for family fun and food
Stay for the film Dumbo (showing at dusk).

Somerset Public Health is a coalition of staff members, community members, organizations, and businesses working together to improve health in Somerset County. Learn more about us below.

Meet Our Team

We are dedicated to helping residents of Somerset County lead a healthier life.
Matt L'Italien

Matt L'Italien

Project Director

Leads the SPH coalition, program development and fiscal oversight; develops strategic direction in concert with the SPH board of directors

Debra Casey

Debra Casey

Community Health Educator

Works with community organizations to host chronic disease self-management programs; recruits volunteer lifestyle coaches and program participants

Carolyn Courtney

Carolyn Courtney

Community Health Educator

Leads Let's Go Somerset efforts in after-school settings

Brady Croteau

Brady Croteau

Community Health Educator

Leads Let's Go Somerset efforts in child-care settings

Cheryl Curtis

Cheryl Curtis

Community Health Educator

Provides nutrition education to adults, children, and families

Danielle Denis

Danielle Denis

Community Health Educator

Provides substance abuse prevention expertise for businesses and communities

Lynn Kandiko

Lynn Kandiko

Administrative Assistant

Manages grant finances, budgets, and other fiscal needs

Sean Landry

Sean Landry

Community Health Educator

Works with schools and communities on substance abuse prevention

Kristie LeBlanc

Kristie LeBlanc

Assistant Project Director

Leads obesity prevention effort, physical activity and nutrition promotion, and administrative leadership.

Bill Primmerman

Bill Primmerman

Community Health Educator

Manages special projects

Betsy Richard

Betsy Richard

RCORP Coordinator

Coordinates the Rural Community Opioid Response Program (RCORP), assisting our communities in responding to the opioid crisis across Somerset County

Maureen Shaw

Maureen Shaw

Office Assistant

Provides invaluable administrative support and manages office operations

Eric Taylor

Eric Taylor

Community Health Educator

Provides tobacco resources to help reduce tobacco use in children and adults

Jessica Carter

Jessica Carter

Community Health Educator

Provides nutrition education to adults, children, and families

Get in Touch

Have questions? Please don't hesitate to contact us!
 

Find us at the office

20 Madison Ave.
Skowhegan, ME 04976

 

Give us a ring

Phone: 207-474-7473
Fax: 207-474-9349

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