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Our Team

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.





  

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


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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. 


Kate Vickery

Kate Vickery

President & CEO
kvickery@maine.wish.org
207-221-2306, x202

About: Kate is responsible for the organization’s achievement of its’ vision, mission and financial objectives. Kate has been with Make-A-Wish Maine since '05 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.

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

Samantha Elliott

Samantha Elliott

Events Manager
selliott@maine.wish.org
207-221-2306, x206

About: In addition to producing the organization’s signature events (Walk for Wishes, Trailblaze Challenge, Wish Night, and Fantasy Auction), Samantha works with individuals and businesses who fundraise for Make-A-Wish Maine all across the state. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, trying new local restaurants, and spoiling her small dog, Claire.

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

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Lani Geistwalker

Wish and Volunteer Coordinator
lgeistwalker@maine.wish.org
207-221-2306, x207

About: 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. Lani also believes in and is grateful for the time, efforts and love that the Make-A-Wish volunteers bring to the table in everything they do.

Lani's Wish: To be a star on Broadway

Rita King

Rita Sullivan King

Office Coordinator
rking@maine.wish.org
207-221-2306, x201

About: Rita 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 Wish: To go to Wimbledon (as a spectator)

Mackenzie Perry

Mackenzie Perry

Wish Coordinator
207-221-2306, x209
mperry@maine.wish.org

About: Mackenzie is a Maine native and a true caregiver with a love for planning and being creative. She loves 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 Plaud

Meredith Jones Plaud

Annual Giving and Donor Care Manager
mplaud@maine.wish.org
207-221-2306, x203

About: Meredith 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.

Sonya Purington

Sonya Purington

Director of Mission Delivery
spurington@maine.wish.org
207-221-2306, x205

About: Sonya is responsible for wish delivery, medical outreach and volunteer services. Her prior roles have included marketing, development and leadership in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. She enjoys antiquing, decorating, and going on outdoor adventures with her four sons and husband.

Sonya’s Wish: To design my own jewelry line

Rebekah Roy

Rebekah Roy

Marketing Manager
rroy@maine.wish.org
207-221-2306, x204

About: Born 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

Chief Hospitality Officer
207-221-2306

About: Remy 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 Wish: A lifetime supply of tennis balls

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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Make-A-Wish® Maine
66 Mussey Road
Scarborough, ME 04074
(207) 221-2306
Toll Free (800) 491-3171