Therese Cahill, Maine Dental Association Executive Director
Therese Cahill brings a breadth of experience to the position, previously serving as the director of the Office of Child and Family Services at the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, the director of constituent services at the Office of the Secretary of State, a grants and contracts administrator at Maine Quality Counts, an investigator for the Maine Board of Dental Practice, and as a school counselor and a speech therapist in school systems in coastal, western, and central Maine. She has also taught as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Maine at Augusta.
Cahill received her bachelor’s degree in speech correction from the University of Maine at Farmington and her master’s degree in school counseling from the University of Southern Maine. She has been involved in several community organizations and groups, including the Maine School Counselors Association, the Maine Association for Play Therapy, the Maine Heart Association, OHI Maine, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Kennebec Valley.