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Our staff is dedicated to granting life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses and maintaining the foundation’s grassroots fulfillment of its mission of reaching every eligible child.

Staff Directory


Kate Headshot  

Kate Vickery     207-221-2306, x202 

Executive Director
kvickery@maine.wish.org

About: As Executive Director, Kate is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its’ vision, mission and financial objectives. Kate has been with Make-A-Wish Maine since 2005 having previously served as Volunteer Director, Program Director and Interim Executive Director. She lives in Portland with her pup Remy, also known as the Make-A-Wish Maine Chief Hospitality Officer (office dog!).

Kate's Wish: To go to the Olympics, either summer or winter. 





Samantha  

Samantha Elliott     207-221-2306, x206 

Events Manager
selliott@maine.wish.org

AboutAs a born and raised Texan, Samantha is definitely “from away” but after living in and visiting many cities around the country, Portland feels the most like home. She loves trying new restaurants, hiking, and taking advantage of all the wonderful seasonal activities New England has to offer!

Samantha's Wish
: To travel to Paris and tour every museum




Lani  

Lani Geistwalker     207-221-2306, x207 

Program Services Coordinator
lgeistwalker@maine.wish.org

AboutLani couldn’t be more excited to be the chapter’s Program Services Coordinator! It is the courage and strength of each Wish child that inspires her every day. Being able to witness the impact of a Wish on a child, their family and their community is something she cherishes. In her free time, Lani takes care of her five chickens, her dog and her cat and dreams to soon add a goat to the family! 

Lani's Wish: To be a star on Broadway     




Rita King  

Rita Sullivan King     207-221-2306, x201 

Office Coordinator
rking@maine.wish.org

AboutRita joined the team in February 2018. She is thrilled to be back in Maine and helping fulfill the Make-A-Wish mission after nearly 20 years out-of-state. She previously served as communications manager for The Rockefeller University Press in New York City. Rita enjoys gardening and exploring Maine with her husband and two sons.

Rita's WishTo go to Wimbledon (as a spectator)  





Whitney  

Whitney Miller     207-221-2306, x205 

Volunteer Manager
wmiller@maine.wish.org

AboutWhitney is a Maine native and has been with Make-A-Wish Maine since 2013. She loves working with people and is responsible for the chapter’s volunteer program. In her time outside of work, she chases her small children, pretends to love football with her husband and tries to read books in peace!

Whitney's WishTo go on a European Cruise   





Mackenzie  

Mackenzie Perry     207-221-2306, x209 

Wish Coordinator
mperry@maine.wish.org

AboutMackenzie is a Maine native and a true caregiver with a love for planning and being creative. She is totally a cat person, but some dogs can win her over. She love to be outdoors during our beautiful, Maine summers, and only wish that they lasted longer.  Mackenzie fell in love with the mission of Make-A-Wish while working as an intern during college, where she learned the true meaning of a wish.


Mackenzie's Wish: To take a year off to travel the world    





Meredith  

Meredith Jones Plaud     207-221-2306, x203 

Donor Care Manager
mplaud@maine.wish.org

AboutMeredith joined the Make-A-Wish Maine team in 2012. Prior to this, she worked in development at private schools for over six years, most recently working in Major Gifts at the University of New England. In her free time she writes mystery novels and enjoys baking and trying new recipes.


Meredith's Wish: To visit Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort and stay in a glass igloo beneath the Northern Lights.   




Rebekah   

Rebekah Roy     207-221-2306, x204 

Marketing Manager
rroy@maine.wish.org

AboutBorn and raised in Maine, Rebekah enjoys all that the pine tree state has to offer between the months of May and December. She is responsible for the marketing and communication efforts of the chapter, as well as elevating the Make-A-Wish® Maine brand by making everything a little more “Make-A-Wishy”. 

Rebekah's Wish: To travel around Europe  




CHO Remy  

Remy Vickery     207-221-2306 

Chief Hospitality Officer

AboutBorn in New York and raised in Maine, Remy is a true Mainer at heart (go Red Sox). She has been with the Make-A-Wish Maine team since 2011, and takes her job as Chief Hospitality Officer very seriously. A self-proclaimed "people dog" she enjoys introducing herself to office visitors and isn't afraid to ask for treats. When not working long hours, Remy enjoys going on adventures with her mom and spending time at the doggy resort.  


Remy's WishA lifetime supply of tennis balls 






  

Mackenzie Perry    207-221-2306, x209 
Wish Coordinator

mperry@maine.wish.org

About

Mackenzie's Wish:  


 Whitney Miller 

Whitney Miller 207-221-2306, x207

Volunteer Manager
wmiller@maine.wish.org

AboutWhitney is a Maine native and has been with Make-A-Wish Maine since 2013. She loves working with people and is responsible for the chapter’s volunteer program. In her time outside of work, she chases her small children, pretends to love football with her husband and tries to read books in peace! 
 

Whitney's WishTo go on a European Cruise





 Whitney Miller 

Whitney Miller 207-221-2306, x207

Volunteer Manager
wmiller@maine.wish.org

AboutWhitney is a Maine native and has been with Make-A-Wish Maine since 2013. She loves working with people and is responsible for the chapter’s volunteer program. In her time outside of work, she chases her small children, pretends to love football with her husband and tries to read books in peace! 
 

Whitney's WishTo go on a European Cruise


 Whitney Miller 

Whitney Miller 207-221-2306, x207

Volunteer Manager
wmiller@maine.wish.org

AboutWhitney is a Maine native and has been with Make-A-Wish Maine since 2013. She loves working with people and is responsible for the chapter’s volunteer program. In her time outside of work, she chases her small children, pretends to love football with her husband and tries to read books in peace! 
 

Whitney's WishTo go on a European Cruise


Kate Headshot  

Kate Vickery     207-221-2306, x202 

Executive Director
kvickery@maine.wish.org

About: As Executive Director, Kate is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its’ vision, mission and financial objectives. Kate has been with Make-A-Wish Maine since 2005 having previously served as Volunteer Director, Program Director and Interim Executive Director. She lives in Portland with her pup Remy, also known as the Make-A-Wish Maine Chief Hospitality Officer (office dog!).

Kate's Wish: To go to the Olympics, either summer or winter. 


Contact Make-A-Wish® Maine.

tel: 207.221.2306telephone
toll free: 800.491.3171
fax: 207.221.2028
email: jvfuzr@znvar.jvfu.bet
mail: 66 Mussey Road, Scarborough, ME 04074

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66 Mussey Road
Scarborough, ME 04074
(207) 221-2306
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