Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting, Welcome New Student Trustee

Posted on: April 19, 2019

CASTINE, Maine—The Board of Trustees of Maine Maritime Academy will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, May 3, 2019. The Board will meet as a Committee of the Whole to conduct committee business beginning at 9:00 a.m., with a break for lunch between 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m., and convene later in the afternoon as the Board to take formal action. The meeting is expected to conclude at 4:00 p.m.

The meeting location is the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center on the campus in Castine. Meeting times and location are subject to change. If changes occur, a revised schedule will be posted at the entrance to the Holmes Heritage Room.

Student Trustee Brandon St. Germain of Ellsworth, Maine will complete his year of service at the upcoming meeting. Governor Janet Mills has nominated Mary O’Dea Shea of Brownfield, Maine to serve as Student Trustee for the 2019-20 year. Mary is a Marine Systems Engineering major and President of the Women on the Water student organization. She has been a member of the Student Government Association senate and executive board and has served as Cadet First Assistant Engineer of the Training Ship State of Maine.

The following trustees have been confirmed by Governor Mills for reappointment to the MMA Board of Trustees: Jason A. Oney of Falmouth, Maine; Morten Arntzen of Norwalk, Connecticut; and Arthur K. Watson Jr. of New Canaan, Connecticut.

The next MMA Board of Trustees meeting will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Maine Maritime Academy is a co-educational, public college on the coast of Maine offering 22 programs of study in engineering, management, science, and transportation. The college serves approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate students in career-oriented degree programs. The job placement rate for MMA graduates regularly exceeds 90 percent within 90 days of graduation. The college is consistently recognized for providing a high-value education by organizations such as the Brookings Institution, Washington Monthly, and U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit