Eggs & Issues

eggsandissueslogo_colorYCCC hosts the Eggs & Issues forum as part of its mission to help provide information and education about issues affecting York County and the State of Maine. Please note that neither the College nor the Maine Community College System necessarily endorse, recommend or agree with the subjects, speakers, ideas and/or opinions that are expressed during these forums. Eggs & Issues is held six times per year, in the YCCC mid-cafe on the 2nd Friday of September, October, November, February, March and April.

Our next Eggs & Issues will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017

Speaker(s): Barb Wentworth – President and CEO. United Way of York County & Nikki Busmanis – Program Manager 2-1-1 Maine

Topic: 2-1-1 Maine

Networking: 7:00am, Breakfast: 7:30am, Speaker(s), followed by Q & A: 8:00am

Please register in advance! $10 per person with pre-registration – $15 at the door

Register by phone at: 207.216.4311 email: ehaye@yccc.edu

February’s Eggs & Issues is proudly sponsored by: Wasco

Barb Wentworth is the President & CEO for United Way of York County. She has served numerous nonprofits as an executive leader, countywide volunteer center director, program developer, researcher and board member. Barb is a seasoned trainer and educator with over 20 years of experience in volunteer program management, non-profit management and outcome measurement/evaluation. She has presented workshops and seminars at the local, state, regional, national and international levels. A skilled and published editor and writer, Barb has a BA in Social Work from the University of Maine and a Masters in Management from Antioch University. Her areas of expertise include organization development, board governance, nonprofit and volunteer management, evaluation and outcome measurement, grant writing and leadership. A strong advocate for volunteerism, Barb currently serves on the Maine Community Foundation’s York County Committee, Maine Commission for Community Service, Kennebunk Savings Foundation’s Huntington Common Charitable Fund for Seniors, and several other local and regional groups.

Nikki Busmanis is the Program Manager for 2-1-1 Maine, Maine’s one-stop resource that connects people who want to give help or get help with a full range of health and human services in their community. Prior to her current position, Nikki was Associate Director of Developmental Services for the Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services, DHHS, where she oversaw an extensive program of community-based Medicaid services to persons with developmental disabilities including case management, residential, day and employment services. She was a member of the Prevention Team at the Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, DHHS, where she coordinated initiatives designed to prevent substance use during pregnancy, increase women’s access to treatment, and identify supports for individuals affected by prenatal drug or alcohol exposure. Nikki is completing her Master’s degree in Public Health from the Muskie School of Public Service and received her undergraduate degree from Colby College in Waterville. She is an advocate for improving access to health services. Nikki resides in Waterville with her husband and their two children.