Press Release: Tedford Housing Elects Board Members and Officers and Receives $60,500 in Grant Funding

Tedford Housing


Contact: Jennifer Iacovelli, 207-729-1161, ext. #101

BRUNSWICK, Maine (July 21, 2016) – Tedford Housing, a nonprofit agency working to find lasting solutions to end homelessness in Midcoast and central Maine, recently elected board members and officers and received grant funding from the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, John T. Gorman Foundation and Moser Family Foundation.

Board of Directors Elections

Judy Montgomery, associate librarian of the Bowdoin College Library, returned to the board of directors after a one year hiatus.

Seven members of the board renewed their terms, including Andree Appel, Sally Carignan, John Carson, Marcy McGuire, Dot Ollier, Chris Powell and Nonny Soifer.

Board of Directors Officers

John Carson, pastor of the Elijah Kellog Church, was elected to president of the board; Andree Appel, clinical director of the Oasis Health Network, was elected to vice president; Nonny Soifer, a lawyer in private practice, was re-elected to secretary; Sarah Piper, commercial lender at Bath Savings Institution, was re-elected to treasurer; and Claudia Staberg, consultant and college advisor, was re-elected as an at large representative on the board.

Grant Announcements

Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee granted Tedford Housing $37,500 for the general operations for the provision of case management to all clients throughout the organization.

John T. Gorman Foundation awarded $15,000 in funding to Tedford Housing through its annual Direct Services Grant program. The funds will be used for case management services for homeless families and youth.

Moser Family Foundation approved a grant for $8,000 to Tedford Housing to support capital improvements to its emergency adult shelter in Brunswick.

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