Deborah K. Shepherd, AWWC, Member at Large
Donna M. Kelley, LCSW
Donna M. Kelley is the President and CEO of Waldo Community Action Partners. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Maine and joined WCAP in 2018. Previously she worked for Kennebec Behavioral Health for nineteen years. Donna has been immersed in the community mental health and social services field for thirty years. She worked to plan, develop, implement, and restructure mental health and community service programs and systems. Donna worked with local, regional, and statewide community-based organizations, groups, and governmental agencies to improve access and quality of services for consumers to improve quality of life and greater self-sufficiency.
A graduate of Belfast Area High School, Donna earned her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Maine and her Masters in Social Work from the University of New England in Biddeford.
She has held a variety of leadership roles, primarily in the areas of community mental health, housing, and homeless outreach for youth and adults. She continues to serve on many boards including the Maine Continuum of Care Board, the State Homeless Council, the Maine Council on Aging, and is currently the President for the Maine Community Action Partnership and Vice President for the Maine Counsel on Aging. Donna has a passion for community social welfare and advocacy and a strong record of community engagement.
Jo-ann Morin attended college as a non-traditional student after a fourteen-year hiatus. She went to school year-round to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in only two-and-a-half years. She worked for Northern Light Health Care and retired this year. Jo-ann and her husband Greg, who run the Senior Planning Center in Reny’s Plaza, have six children, twelve grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
A self-described “Christmas nut,” Jo-ann says she loves everything about the holiday season. She also enjoys crafting, fly fishing, and making things for her family. Jo-ann is the new treasurer for AWWC.
Chris Morin, MD
Dr. Chris Morin is an experienced physician and educator. He attended Brown University School of Medicine and was a clinical fellow in surgery at Harvard Medical School, while a surgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. He practiced vascular and trauma surgery for over forty years and came to Maine after his retirement. Serving on the faculty of Harvard, Brown, and the University of Pennsylvania, he is experienced in academics as well as in the clinical practice of medicine.
A veteran, he was Commander USNR MC and served as a Fight Surgeon as well as a Divisional Surgeon and Commanding Officer of a Navy Reserve fleet hospital.
As a member of the board of AWWC, he will focus on medical issues and particularly on the need for older community members to remain in their homes and out of institutions. Chris is serving as Vice-Chair for AWWC.
Jason Trundy is a lifelong resident of Waldo County and currently resides in Lincolnville with his wife Lorraine. Over their thirty-four-year marriage, they raised three children and have five grandchildren. He began his law enforcement career with the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 as a Correctional Officer. During his twenty-eight years at the Sheriff’s Office he has held numerous positions including Correctional Officer, Patrol Deputy, Criminal Investigator, Jail Administrator, Patrol Lieutenant, and for the past eight years he has served as Chief Deputy to Sheriff Jeffrey Trafton. Jason is a graduate of the 273rd FBI National Academy, has served his community as a selectman, as a board member of non-profit organizations, and as a member of the Belfast Rotary Club.
Jason, who says he has more hobbies than time to engage in them all, loves to spend time with his wife anywhere near the water, especially Sears Island. They also enjoy hiking, gardening, and landscaping together.