All NAMI Maine staff members can be reached at 207.622.5767or by mail at 1 Bangor Street, Augusta ME, 04330Fax: 207.621.8430
Administrative Respite Coordinator
Karen serves as the administrative coordinator . Her responsibilities are several with a major focus on the process and inputting of data and follow up on missing info with case managers and families in order to move the respite approval process forward. She also oversees background checks and the processing on perspective NAMI Maine Respite provider applications. Karen's other major primary function is the inputting /processing of the bi weekly payroll for the NAMI Maine respite providers.
Karen’s background stems from over 20 years of financial managing and credit counseling. She has had a tremendous amount of training on interacting with those in financial crisis which has helped her transition into her present position . She is aware of how to assist and direct individuals on how to go about in attaining the necessary information /paperwork required in order to acquire respite services. She is a very detailed oriented individual whom is concerned and sensitive to the needs of families and providers in the processing of their paperwork . Her goal is to handle those in a way that they feel at ease about the process they are going thru to either attain Respite Services or in becoming a NAMI Maine Respite Provider.
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