Board and Staff
John D. Adams, Chair. (he/him/his). John is an active member of the Lincoln County Midcoast Unitarian Fellowship and professional voice coach and singer. He has served on the Boards of Oratorio Chorale, Hartwood Regional Theater Company and the Midcoast UU Fellowship. John lives in the midcoast with his partner of 24 years.
Ralph Moore, Vice Chair. (he/him/his). Ralph is an educator and one of the founding members of the Watershed School in Camden. He has served on the boards of the Camden Conference and the Coastal AIDS Network. He is the retired rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Rockland. He lives in Rockland with his wife.
Ellen Sudow, Secretary. (she/her/hers). Ellen splits her time between Tenants Harbor and Washington, D.C. A retired attorney and mediator, Ellen serves on the board of the Southern Poverty Law Center (Chair of the Governance Committee); The Fred Taylor Scholarship Fund of For Love of Children (Chair), and the Rocking Moon Foundation (VP/ Treasurer). She previously served as a board member of SMYAL, an LGBT youth organization in Washington, DC.
Lucie Bauer (she/her/hers) is a retired educator and long-time advocate of LGBT issues. She has a long history of working for LGBT equality as a leader in community-based efforts and is a former board member of Equality Maine. Lucie brings a wealth of educational, leadership and advocacy experience to OUT. She lives in Rockport with her wife.
Emily Cantillo (she/her/hers) is a Compliance Manager at First National Bank in Damariscotta. She lives in South Bristol with her husband and children. She is a parent of a transgender elementary school child.
Holly Morrison (she/her/hers) serves as pastor of Phippsburg Congregational Church (UCC), a designated "Open and Affirming" church with a commitment to welcoming LGBTQ people. Holly and her wife also run Tir na nOg Farm, an educational farmstead in Pownal, Maine, which actively recruits and supports transgender youth in their farm operations where they explore human culture and agriculture in the context of sustainability and resilience.
Amy Paine (she/her/hers) is a graduate student studying policy at the Muskie School of Public Service. She brings extensive experience working with at-risk youth and strong connections throughout Maine. Her strengths include fundraising, leadership, planning, and development. She is Chair of the Board’s Development Committee and and believes that strong development is the foundation of success. She lives in Bangor with her chihuahua, London.
Jeanne Dooley, MSW
Jeanne has extensive experience in organizational development and management through her work as the former state director of Massachusetts Office of AARP and former Director of Strategic Planning for Boston Senior Home Care. She has led OUT Maine's transformation from a small midcoast nonprofit with a local focus to a statewide change agent. Jeanne lives in Waldoboro.
Sue brings more than 25 years of experience working with school superintendents, administrators and other school staff through her work on local and state school boards. She volunteered with the Trans Youth Equality Foundation in Portland, assisting with support groups. As the parent of a trans son, her first-hand experience in supporting the transition process and working with family issues around transitioning give her expertise that supports both youth and families. Sue lives in South Thomaston with her partner.
Youth Engagement Coordinator
Lane is a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Prior to joining OUT Maine, Lane worked as a prevention educator in Knox and Waldo Counties. They also have experience working with youth in other settings throughout the state. In college, they were an active part of the campus queer community and they remain active in social justice initiatives in the midcoast. Lane lives in South Thomaston.
Development and Administrator Coordinator
Rachel is a 2005 graduate of the University of Maine in Orono with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Art History. Rachel brings her experience in website development, marketing and event planning to the team. She has volunteered for many local non-profits, including WRFR-LP, Rock Coast Rollers, Penobscot School, Youthlinks, and Aldermere Farm and had been waiting for the right opportunity to join the non-profit world full-time. Rachel lives in Rockland.