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Staff and Board

Board of Directors

  • Erin Brennan, TD Bank - Board President 
  • Joe O'Neil, Portland Pie Company - Board Vice President
  • Lisa Trundy-Whitten, BerryDunn - Board Treasurer
  • Julie Mulkern, WinterKids - Board Secretary
  • Will Stiles, Verrill Dana LLP - Past President
  • Scot Balentine, L.L.Bean
  • Steve Campbell, pro-voke
  • Seth Coburn, Verrill Dana LLP
  • Andrew Dailey, Sidecountry Sports
  • Derrick Hill, Oldcastle Materials, Inc.
  • Mark Holmes, Health Coaches
  • Sarah Long, WMTW/Long's Board Shop
  • Sarah Price, Ethos
  • Liz Rothe, Central Maine Medical Center
  • Greg Sweetser, Ski Maine Association
  • Dyana Tull, Hannaford
  • Jeff Zachau, Zachau Construction

Medical Advisor

William Dexter, M.D.
Director of Sports Medicine, Maine Medical Center 


Julie MulkernJulie Mulkern, Executive Director – Julie has dedicated her entire career to creating and managing programs that promote the health and well-being of Maine families. Julie joined WinterKids in 2008 as the Development Director, and became the Executive Director in 2011. Before working for WinterKids, Julie was Manager of Development & Volunteer Resources at Spring Harbor Hospital, a psychiatric facility in the MaineHealth system. She has also developed volunteer and philanthropy programs for Community Counseling Center, Case Management for Youth, and the American Cancer Society. Julie holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Bates College and has certifications in philanthropy from the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy & the University of Wisconsin Madison. She serves as President of the board of the Maine Public Health Association, the Maine CDC Physical Activity & Nutrition Workgroup, and is an alumna of the Upsilon Class of the Institute for Civic Leadership. Julie was born and raised in northern Maine, and now lives in Gorham with her husband, Ric and sons, Johnny and Ben. They enjoy all that Maine has to offer, in all seasons! 

Marion DoyleMarion Doyle, Program Director –Growing up on Squam Lake in New Hampshire, Marion has a great appreciation for the great outdoors. Marion attended the University of New Hampshire and has years of experience working with children and volunteer organizations. She continually seeks to enhance WinterKids programs through collaboration, research, and evaluation. Her teacher trainings receive accolades all across Maine! She is a true winter enthusiast, whose high-energy commitment to kids and outdoor activity is a benefit to all who learn from her. Marion lives in Freeport with her partner, Glenn, and their black lab, Penny (the WinterKids mascot!). They have 4 grown children; a son and 3 daughters.

Rob WilberRob Wilber, Marketing and Communications Manager – Rob is a 7th generation Mainer and an 11th generation New Englander, so winter is very much in his blood.  Born and raised in Skowhegan, Rob spent much of his youth skiing at Sugarloaf.  He is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine with a B.A. in both Communications and Psychology.  Before joining WinterKids, Rob worked for 15 years at WCSH6-TV, where he worked his way up from a video tape editor to Executive Producer.  He lives with his wife Terri and their daughter, Olivia.

Jessica GreenJessica Green, Program and Development Coordinator -- Jessica grew up in Central Maine and enjoys many offerings of the great outdoors, including running, hiking, and snowshoeing. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern Maine and is enrolled in a graduate certificate program in Public & Nonprofit Management at USM’s Muskie School. Jessica is no stranger to WinterKids; she started off as the Program & Outreach Intern in the winter of 2014-15. She has also worked at Long Creek Youth Development Center and really enjoys working with youth and their families. Jessica lives in Westbrook with her girlfriend, Emily, and their dog, Beverley (who also frequents the WinterKids office!).

WinterKids Staff