The MEOC Staff has an average of 18 years of TRIO related work experience!
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Karen Keim, Director
Office: 581-3736

Patrick Blanchette, Advisor

Patrick advises MEOC clients in Caribou, Houlton, Presque Isle, Fort Kent and Madawaska..

Kate Walsh, Advisor

Kate advises MEOC clients in Bangor, Brewer, Dover-Foxcroft, Newport & Waterville.

Christy Le, Advisor

Christy advises MEOC clients in Auburn, Bath, Brunswick, Lewiston, Lisbon Falls, Norway, Oxford, Rumford, and Wilton.

Teri Morse, Advisor
Cell: (207) 551-3331
Toll Free (messages only): (800)281-3703
Fax: (207) 581-2532

Teri Morse advises MEOC clients in Augusta, Belfast and Rockland.

Randi Paine, Advisor

Randi Paine advises MEOC clients in southern Maine.

Lori Joy, Advisor

Lori Joy advises MEOC clients in Washington County.

Steve Visco, Assistant Director
Office: 581-3706

Laurel Dean, Administrative Assistant
Office: 581-3704

Casey Henderson, Technology Specialist
Office: 581-3707

Sandra Caceres Tijerina, Compliance Coordinator
Phone: 581-2534






The Maine Educational Opportunity Center is funded entirely by the US Department of Education. The grant award for 2012-2013 is $680,609.

In complying with letter and spirit of applicable laws and in pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

Questions and complaints about discrimination in any area of the University should be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, the University of Maine, 5754 North Stevens Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, telephone (207) 581-1226 TYY (207) 581-9484.

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