Northern Light Inland Hospital welcomes new members to board of trustees

Northern Light Inland Hospital is pleased to welcome the following community members to the Waterville hospital’s board of trustees.

Kelly Huggins, CPA, MBA, from Belgrade, is a certified public accountant and Tax director at One River CPAs in Oakland and has held similar positions in tax accounting since 2011. She earned her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Thomas College. Huggins is also a board member with Waterville Creates!. She enjoys kayaking around the Belgrade Lakes region with her family.

Bert Languet, CFP, MBA, lives in Belgrade Lakes and has been a certified financial planner with Golden Pond Wealth Management, in Waterville, for 28 years. Languet is president of the Belgrade Lakes Association, Class of 1988 gift chairman for Colby College, is a co-founder of the Maine Pond Hockey Classic. He is past president of the Augusta Kiwanis Club and has served on many local boards. He received his MBA from Thomas College and his BA from Colby College, both in Waterville.

Tonya Philbrick-Labbe is from Sidney. After retiring from the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services, she started a second career as a product owner for Gainwell Technologies. She is a valued thought leader in Child and Family Services. Philbrick-Labbe received her associate degree from Mid-State College in Applied Science and a BS in Business Management from Thomas College, in Waterville. She is the treasurer, membership chairman, and grant writer for the Sidney Trail Riders Snowmobile Club.

Katie Spencer White, from Brunswick, serves as the president and CEO of the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter and Services and was appointed by Governor Janet Mills to serve on the Maine Statewide Homeless Council. Prior to her work in nonprofits, she was a lawyer in the United Kingdom (UK)where she focused on the higher education, healthcare, and charities sectors. She holds a BA in Women’s Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz; Postgraduate Diplomas in English Law and Legal Practice from the University of Law (UK) and Staffordshire University (UK); and a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management, as well as a Doctorate in Law and Policy, both from Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts. Spencer White and her family enjoy visiting the coast and trails of Maine.

Catherine Kimball, DO, continues her almost 25-year board membership with Inland. She is a retired family medicine physician with Northern Light Primary Care in Waterville. Kimball was a beloved local doctor throughout her nearly 40-year healthcare career; also serving as chief of staff of Inland Hospital for more than 20 years. Kimball, from Waterville, was president of the American Academy of Osteopathy and as a national and local leader, helped strengthen and promote osteopathic care and Inland Hospital for decades. She is an avid knitter.


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