Meet the Candidates!
Jamie L. Toohey, 44, has submitted her nomination papers for Town of Waterford Select Board. A resident for nearly two decades, Jamie lives in South Waterford with her husband, Kevin, and two sons, Drew and William.
“As a proud citizen of Waterford, I’m running to share my leadership experience in education, finance, and communication to boost our town’s overall health and wellbeing. This is a collective responsibility, and I’m excited to do my part.”
Jamie is an Assistant Vice President at Norway Savings Bank. Prior to joining the bank, she taught for 14 years in the Oxford Hills School District (OHSD) where she was a member of the Oxford County Resilience Project, bringing trauma-informed practices and resilience strategies to schools. Before her tenure with OHSD, Jamie worked as an Commercial Lending Analyst for GMAC where she managed a multi-million dollar portfolio of dealerships.
Jamie volunteers in the community as Secretary of the Harrison/Waterford PTO, a committee member at the Alan Day Community Garden, and a trained facilitator with the Maine chapters of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Restorative Justice Institute of Maine. Jamie also served as Director and Golf Committee Chair at Norway Country Club.
Jamie is a staunch advocate for children, families, and community, and hopes to earn the votes of her neighbors on election day. Voting for Waterford Select Board will take place Friday, March 5, 1–6 p.m. at the Waterford Town Office.
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Frank Damon (4th) of Waterford has submitted his nomination paper for Selectman for the Town of Waterford. He grew up in North Waterford, attending Waterford Elementary, and the Oxford Hills Middle and High Schools, graduating in 1998. Upon graduation, Frank joined the Air Force and served for 20 years, the last 8 of which he was the lead maintenance supervisor for Air Force One, the aircraft that transports the President of the United States.
After retiring from the Air Force in 2018, Frank returned to Waterford with his wife Michelle, and his two sons, Frank (5th) and Logan. They are currently living in the home that once belonged to Frank’s great grandparents (Wendell & Frances Pike) and plan to build a new house in that location in the spring.
“I am running for this position because I feel my experiences can be an asset to this great town. My main goal is to help the town grow while preserving our “small town” way of living. If lucky enough to be elected to the selectman position I can ensure you the following from me; availability, open-mindedness, transparency, and fairness. I WORK FOR YOU. Furthermore, while working together we will keep Waterford an amazing place to live and raise a family. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me. Email: email@example.com”