Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association

About Us
The mission of the Fulbright Association is to advocate for the Fulbright Program and promote international education. Our vision is a world where international exchange is widely recognized as a force for peace.

Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association
The Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association is a statewide chapter serving Fulbright alumni and friends of international exchange. The chapter is focused on hosting engaging programs and events for Fulbright alumni and visiting Fulbright students and scholars throughout the state, primarily in Portland, Augusta, and Bangor. The chapter is closely affiliated with universities and colleges in the region, and often co-sponsors programs with these institutions.

Leadership

PRESIDENT

Elaine S. Potoker

Core Award (Teaching/Research), 2007
Senior Specialist Award (Economics), 2012
Costa Rica

VICE PRESIDENT

Elizabeth Anne Eames

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Research Abroad
Fellowship, 1985
Nigeria

INTERIM TREASURER

Elaine S. Potoker

SECRETARY

Richard M. Brown

Friend of Fulbright

BOARD MEMBERS

Matthew Bampton

Core Award (Teaching/Research), 2014, United Kingdom

Linda Beck

International Administrators Award, 2019 Japan
Fulbright-Hays (Doctoral Dissertation Research), 1992-1993, Senegal

Christine Beitl

Student Fellowship (Doctoral Dissertation Research), 2009-2010
Ecuador

Celeste Branham

International Administrator’s Award
Germany

Kirsten Brewer

English Teaching Assistant, 2008,  Republic of Korea

Dorothy Klimis-Zacas

Core Award (Teaching/Research), 1995, Greece
Senior Specialist (Agriculture), 2008, Italy
Senior Specialist (Agriculture), 2012, Italy

Robert Lively

International Administrator’s Award, 2000, Germany