Meet your 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Kelly Weaver - Board Chair

School Counselor - Weatherbee School in Hampden, Maine (Grades 3rd-5th)

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Passion: Kelly is passionate about experiential learning, incorporating nature in the classroom and restorative practices.

About Kelly: Travel has always been a big focus of her life, she's been to over 20 different countries. She loves to hike, and spend time on the water in the summer and in the winter you can find her skiing most weekends.


Kim Raymond - Board Assistant Chair

School Counselor - Leroy H. Smith School in Winterport, Maine (Grades PreK-4th)

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Passion: Creating new and fun ways to engage students in classroom lessons and educating young students about the importance of making all people feel welcome. She hopes to inspire all students to recognize their leadership potential and know how much they truly matter everyday.

About Kim:  Kim was born and raised in Maine. She's a huge Disney fan and also enjoys reading, writing and camping! She loves exploring and having outdoor adventures with her family.

Nicole Breton - Board Member - Conference Committee Co-Chair

School Counselor - Waterboro Elementary School in Waterboro, Maine (Grades PreK-5th)

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School Counseling Passion - advocating for the social and emotional development of all children.

About Nicole - Nicole grew up in California and graduated from Ledyard School, CT. From there, she attended college in Massachusetts; Curry College and went on to get her Masters at Cambridge College where she met her then-to-be husband and moved to Maine to start her career and family.  Nicole has two wonderful children, Wyatt (9) and Sydney (7) that keep she and her husband busy with all of their activities. Another huge piece of Nicole's life is their family dog, a chocolate lab mix named Cleopatra.  She provides endless entertainment and cuddles!

Jess Weatherbee - Board Member - Membership and Communications Chair

School Counselor - Manchester School in Windham, Maine (Grades 4th-5th)

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School Counseling Passion -  Promoting school counseling leadership and supporting the growth of positive self-esteem among her students.

About Jess - Jess is a life-long Mainer who attended the University of Southern Maine for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees.  Jess enjoys doing anything outside in this beautiful state with her dog Boston, traveling to new places, cooking a great meal and reading for pleasure.

Andrew O'Connell Shevenell - Board Member - Government Relations and Ethics Committee Co-Chair

School Counselor - Elm Street School, Mechanic Falls, Maine (Grades PreK-6)

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Passion - Promoting and supporting the work of School Counselors to help students live engaged, intentional lives.

About Andrew - Andrew, also know as Shev, is a lifelong Mainer who enjoys making memories for his family, golf, big ideas, and dad jokes that fill a room with groans and head-shaking...and a few chuckles as well. 

Kelly Wright - Board Member - Conference Committee Co-Chair

School Counselor - Kennebunk Elementary School in Kennebunk, Maine (Grades 1st-2nd)

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Passion - Creating a school culture that is inclusive and supportive of all students.

About Kelly - Kelly was born and raised in Central Maine.  She moved to the southern Maine area in 2018.  Kelly has worked in education for 20 years with 14 of those years serving as a school counselor.  Kelly enjoys hiking, paddling and any activity that brings her outside!

Meg Swanson - Board Member - Professional Development and Social Media Committee Chair

School Counselor - Vassalboro Community School in Vassalboro, Maine (Grades PreK-8)

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Passion - Supporting students in their journey to find themselves, the intentional development of youth socially, emotionally and academically so that they may step into their full potential.

About Meg: Meg was born in Maine, but has lived in Massachusetts and California. Laughing is one of Meg's favorite things to do.  Meg loves all zombie movies / shows, and iced coffee. Unfortunately, Meg cannot seem to keep a houseplant alive - not a talent she possesses. Meg like to do puzzles, listen to podcasts or audible, and go to the movies with her partner Justin and daughter, Jade.

Scott Harris - Board Member - Chair of the Awards Committee

School Counselor - Scarborough High School in Scarborough, Maine (Senior Placement Counselor)

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Passion - Supporting students to figure out their next steps after high school.

About Scott - Born and raised in Maine, Scott took a few years away to try out Vermont before running back.  You can find him near or on the water during his free time, puttering, and buying books that he is going to get around to reading...eventually.

Ann Moody - Board Member - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Chair

School Counselor - Reeds Brook Middle School in Hampden, Maine (Grades 6th-8th)

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Passion - Learning all she can related to trauma sensitive schools to foster and promote safe, equitable learning environments where everyone feels a sense of belonging and that they matter.

About Ann - Ann enjoys spending time with her two children (now 18 and 21), riding horses and taking long walks with her two dogs.  She leads an active life on a farm in rural Maine.  Ann is thankful for her beautiful friends, family and animals who share in the joys and challenges of life.

Rachel Johnson - Husson Student Representative - Membership and Communications Committee

School Counseling Graduate Student - 3rd year

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About Rachel - Rachel is a born-and-raised Mainer who loves creating art, singing, watching horror movies, tending to her house plants, and playing with her cat Stellaluna.

Maine School Counselor Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 22 Main Rd N Hampton, Maine 04444

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