Deborah M. Burd has been appointed to the position of Director of Grants Administration for Covenant Health. In this position, Deb is responsible for providing leadership in the development of grant opportunities across Covenant. She also will be providing philanthropy consultation, facility on-site coordination, support and compliance oversight for the three acute care facilities.
Deb brings to this position experience as the Executive Director of the Maine-based Western Mountains Alliance and as the Executive Director of the New York-based National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture. She is a founding member of the Maine Women's Agricultural Network and GrowSmart Maine and has formerly served as a trustee of the Natural Resources Council of Maine. She is also on the board of Coastal Enterprises, Inc., (CEI), a mission-driven lender and investor specializing in rural economic development in Maine and throughout the nation; the Spannocchia Foundation; and the Center for Wisdom's Women. Currently, Deb is a member of the Good Food Council of Lewiston-Auburn, is on the Advisory Board of Healthy Androscoggin and is a board member of the Friends of Lewiston Public Library.