Alumni On Belay
Peter Sirois has been named to the Maine Hospital Association Board of Directors, according to an announcement by MHA President Steven Michaud at the organization’s summer forum.
Sirois, chief executive officer of Northern Maine Medical Center, was elected to the board by member hospitals. He joins a 24-member board whose primary function is legislative advocacy, according to a press release from NMMC.
It is MHA’s role to advocate for hospital interests and to provide policymakers with the impact that proposed legislation may have on all Maine’s hospitals, according to the press release.
Within his 24 years of experience with NMMC, Sirois has worked in various capacities including as controller, associate administrator, and most recently as CEO. He holds an undergraduate and master’s degree in business administration at Husson College. He serves on professional boards, including Aroostook Mental Health Center, Acadia Federal Credit Union, as president of America’s First Mile, as president of the Aroostook Home Health Board, and on the Aroostook Board of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.
Frannie Peabody Center’s Board of Directors has announced that Megan Hannan is the agency’s new Executive Director. Megan comes to Maine’s largest HIV/AIDS service organization with over twenty years of experience advancing healthcare and health policy at the local, state, and federal level. Her most recent position was with Planned Parenthood Northern of New England, where she acted as Senior Director of Public Affairs.
“It’s an honor to be chosen to lead this amazing organization in its next chapter,” Hannan said. “HIV and AIDS have a low profile in Maine, but it does exist and this organization helps to ensure people living with HIV/AIDS are doing so in the best possible health and continuing with their lives the best way they can. Frannie Peabody Center saves lives, and that’s why I am so excited to be a part of it.”
Megan received her BA in Journalism and Political Science from Keene State College, and her MS in Health Policy and Management from the Muskie School of Public Service at University of Southern Maine.
Scott Peterson has been selected for HealthSouth's national "Developing Future CEOs" program. He and his family have moved to Nashville as he prepares over the next year to be named CEO at a HealthSouth hospital somewhere in the country.
In Nashville, Scott joined Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital as the Associate Administrator. Scott’s tenure with HealthSouth includes eight years as the director of marketing operations with New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland (Maine), a joint venture hospital in the HealthSouth system. Prior to joining HealthSouth hospitals, Scott served as the community relations manager at Southern Maine Medical Center. Scott came to the healthcare community from the ski management and newspaper industries where he worked in communications, marketing, and management. Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts and MPA from Cornell University. Additionally, he holds a graduate certificate in health policy and management from the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School