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To be awarded in 2019. 


Nonprofit board directors recognized
since 2011.


Awarded to Maine nonprofits
since 2011.

Thank you for submitting your nominations!

Through the Leaders & Luminaries Awards, Camden National Bank proudly recognizes the importance and impact of nonprofit board members who dedicate themselves to making their nonprofit organization stronger through strategic leadership. With your help, we’re able to award nonprofit board members who successfully use passion, innovation and resourcefulness to help their organizations thrive.
Join us! We’ll be recognizing our 2019 Leaders & Luminaries Award winners on November 12, 2019 at our award ceremony during the Maine Association of Nonprofits’ Focus on Strategic Board Recruitment: Connecting People with Purpose’ event. 


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Congratulations to our 2018 Leaders & Luminaries Award Recipients

On October 31, 2018, we awarded four of Maine’s top board members with Leaders & Luminaries Awards and a total of $20,000 in grants through The Bank of Maine Foundation™ for their respective nonprofits. We also honored two Emerging Leaders with awards and $1,000 each in grants for their organizations.

2018 Leaders & Luminaries
  • Brad Babson, Board President, Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust
  • Gerry Cushman, Board Chair, Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association
  • Ryan Ciriello, Development Committee Chair, Milestone Recovery
  • Samaa Abdurraqib, Board Co-Chair, Maine Inside Out
2018 Emerging Leaders
  • Chelsea Ellis, Board Director, Hardy Girls Healthy Women
  • Steven Bishop, Treasurer, The Game Loft

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