Saltonstall joins Pen Bay Healthcare
Rockport — Betsy Clemens Saltonstall joined Pen Bay Healthcare Foundation in March 2011 as community giving manager. Her experiences in the community as a Rockport school board representative, comprehensive planning committee member, Penobscot Bay YMCAs Sailfish swim team Parent Group president, former board member of Center for Women’s Policy, Lesley University trustee and current board member of Emerge Maine, contribute toward her knowledge and enthusiasm for the Pen Bay community where she is reaching out on behalf of Pen Bay Healthcare's upcoming projects to build a Birth Center and Hospice House.
Saltonstall obtained a masters in educational media from Boston University and is studying non-profit management at the University of Southern Maine's Muskie School of Public Policy. She has called the Pen Bay community her home since 1972, watching and participating in many changes that have occurred in the area throughout those years. Her sons, Davis and Brooks, were born at Pen Bay Medical Center and her father, Fred Clemens, was well-taken care of at Quarry Hill during his terminal illness. Saltonstall passionately believes the Pen Bay community will benefit from the upcoming changes at Pen Bay Healthcare and development of a new Birth Center and a Hospice House.
At Pen Bay, Salstonstall oversees the Pen Bay Challenge, an annual athletic event that benefist local cancer care patients. She also advises the Community Ambassadors, an educational program for key community members that provides insight into the role of healthcare in the community. In collaboration with local area businesses, Saltonstall plans to launch an a community education outreach program in the new year that will focus on healthy living and medical matters and include speaking engagements by physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Find out more about community giving by contacting Betsy Saltonstall at 594-6709 or email@example.com.