Maine Quality Counts Taps Two Current Directors As Interim Leaders

Published on May 3, 2017 by

 

Maine Quality Counts (MQC), the independent, multi-stakeholder alliance working to transform health and health care, recently announced that Erik Steele, DO, has stepped down as Interim Executive Director to return to practicing direct patient care. His role was planned as a short term solution. In the meantime, Allison Watson, CFO and Senior Director of Operations, and Joan Orr, Senior Director of Programs, will now serve as Interim Co-Leaders for the organization.

Watson has been with MQC since 2013 and provides financial and administrative oversight for the organization. Orr has been with MQC since early 2016 and oversees MQC’s programs.

“Dr. Steele was a great solution to our temporary needs and guided the organization skillfully during his tenure,” said Greg Bowers, chair of the MQC Board of Directors. “While the search continues for a permanent dynamic leader for Maine Quality Counts, I know Allison and Joan will lead it well in the interim.”

The QC Board of Directors continues to work with nationally-recognized search firm, Non-Profit Professionals Advisory Group, to complete the search for an extraordinary permanent Executive Director. Interested candidates are invited to contact Non-Profit Professionals at QC-ED@nonprofitprofessionals.com.

 


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