Joel Greenwood is originally from Manchester, UK and came to Maine in January 2009. He has a background in municipal service, environmental improvement and housing. As the Planning Director at KVCOG he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Community Planning, including assisting with land use issues, comprehensive planning, ordinance writing, bicycle and pedestrian planning, and maintaining and utilizing the GIS system. Outside of work Joel lives with his Wife, 2 dogs, and 2 cats and enjoys working in animal rescue, hiking, and playing and listening to music.
Aramish Barker - Community Planner
Aramish recently joined KVCOG as the new Community Planner. Originally from Texas, she moved to New Hampshire in 2018 with her husband where she found her calling for planning and GIS. She received a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Planning from Plymouth State University and worked with a local planning commission for a short while before moving to Maine, where she has now found a place she can call home. Aramish lives with her husband, cat, and young pup in Greenfield Twp., where they enjoy the rural setting and homestead lifestyle.
Lorra-Lee Snyder – Financial Manager
Lorra-Lee has been with KVCOG snice June of 2018. She began her career with a CPA firm in Manchester, NH and gained a wide range of expertise in audits, tax compliances, and financial statement preparation. After moving back to Maine to be near family, she worked at a local firm managing client accounting needs and taxes. At KVCOG, she utilizes her talents to manage our financial and reporting needs. She is responsible for managing the audit, ensuring loan compliance, small business outreach, and much more. Lorra-Lee lives in Madison with her teenage son, 2 dogs, and 3 cats. In the summer, you can spot her driving around in her yellow convertible.
Brandy Sloan - Office Manager
Brandy is a Central Maine native and returns to KVCOG after assisting the town of Benton for seven years and working in relationship management for Key Bank for 10 years. In her last role with KVCOG, Brandy managed the daily office operations and took lead on loan portfolio client relationships. Brandy returns to the role of Office Manager and Board Liaison to streamline services.
Brandy lives in the town of Benton where she is serving in her first term as town Selectperson. She is an avid sports fan, mother of two teens, and gets out to the ocean whenever she can.
Robyn Stanicki – Community Resilience Coordinator
Robyn has a background in social work, policy, and research methodologies. She graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in Sociology and Social work, and completed Master’s programs in Human Development and Higher Education. Robyn comes to KVCOG from Dartmouth College where she focused on quality improvement in healthcare and coordinated a research study improving healthcare screenings and access to treatment for patients with substance use disorders.
Robyn serves on the working board of the Midcoast Recovery Coalition on program development and has served on the local board of the United Midcoast Charities. Robyn is passionate about social justice and equality and is involved with legislative advocacy for foster care and anti-poverty programs. At KVCOG, Robyn is excited to work with municipalities to explore new resources and solutions to help communities thrive.
Living in Unity with her family, Robyn also enjoys an attempt at gardening and her own unfinished craft projects.