Pen Bay Healthcare announces that Megan Williams is the new director of communications, responsible for oversight of the Communications Department. She will lead all the communications efforts – both internal and external – of Pen Bay Healthcare, including working with her team to develop and implement strategies to increase the public’s awareness of services and resources available at Pen Bay. She is also charged with maintaining excellent relations between the organizations of Pen Bay Healthcare, MaineHealth, and local agencies, schools and other community organizations.

Williams joined the Communications Department as a Communications Specialist in August 2009. She was previously marketing and sales coordinator for MVP Promotions, based in Lancaster, Pa. She earned a degree in communications with a concentration in advertising from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and has taken post-graduate programs in graphic design, studio art, art history, teaching and communication leadership. Williams is a member of the Maine Public Relations Council.

When not at Pen Bay, she takes pleasure in the Midcoast art and food scenes. Williams is an avid photographer and enjoys painting and cooking. She also loves to explore the region’s many outdoor activities with her two young daughters.