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Catholic Charities Maine Board Names New Chair and Welcomes New Members

January 25, 2018

Portland, ME –Catholic Charities Maine has named Rachel Grivois, CPA as its new Board Chair in 2018 for a two-year term. Grivois has served on the Board since 2013, most recently as treasurer.  A Certified Public Accountant, Grivois owns and operates Accounting Services of Maine, LLC. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Husson College and is a member of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Bangor.

In addition, two new members joined the Catholic Charities Maine Board: Andrew Files of Bangor and Deacon Bob Cleveland of Hope.

Andrew Files has served as Spiritual Care Director at St. Joseph Healthcare in Bangor, Maine since 2013. He earned his Master of Divinity from Bangor Theological Seminary in 2011. Prior to that he earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the University of Maine.   Andrew converted to Roman Catholicism at the Easter Vigil, 2009. He has been involved in the RCIA program and serves St. Paul the Apostle Parish as Reader and Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion.  He resides in Bangor with his wife, Linda Grace Files.

Deacon Bob Cleveland is Vice President, Sr. Network Engineer at Camden National Bank. Ordained in 2004, he currently serves as Deacon at St. Brendan the Navigator parish where he is active in many areas of parish life and has served as Parish Council President and Director of R.C.I.A. Cleveland graduated from Bates College in Lewiston, ME with a Bachelor of Arts in American Cultural Studies and received his Masters in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University in New Orleans. He resides with his wife, Anne in Hope Maine.

About Catholic Charities Maine

For more than 50 years, Catholic Charities Maine has provided high-quality, community-based, social services to people of all faiths, beliefs, and economic backgrounds.   As one of the largest human service agencies in the state, we are committed to helping children and adults overcome adversity and achieve self-sufficiency. More than .91 of every dollar we receive goes directly to serving our neighbors in need. To learn more, please visit or call 1-800-781-8550.   

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