The Maine Seacoast Mission Appoints Nancy Marshall to Board of Directors

Sep. 7, 2018 — Bar Harbor, Maine — The Maine Seacoast Mission has announced the appointment of Nancy Marshall, founder and CEO of Marshall Communications, to its board of directors.

Nancy Marshall, The PR MavenBoard chairperson Stacey Smith said, “The Seacoast Mission is very happy to have Nancy join the board. She brings extensive experience in marketing and communications, and this will be invaluable to our organization and the people we serve.”

Marshall, the PR Maven®, is head of one of the longest-operating PR agencies in Maine. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Augusta, the agency recently opened a satellite location in Portland.

Tapping into her more than 30+ years of marketing and PR experience, Marshall authored the book PR Works!, a real-world how-to guide to the best in traditional, guerilla, new media, and digital PR strategies. She is also a columnist for Mainebiz, a business and motivational speaker, a social media powerhouse, and the host of The PR Maven® Podcast.

A graduate of Hebron Academy, Colby College and Thomas College where she earned an MBA, Marshall is a past recipient of the Edward L. Bernays award, the highest honor bestowed by the Maine Public Relations Council on a single practitioner.


About The Maine Seacoast Mission ( The Maine Seacoast Mission, founded in 1905, serves Downeast Maine’s outer islands and coastal communities to build healthy communities, strengthen families, and keep children invested in their education and future. It provides critical necessities like food, medical treatment, warm clothing, and essential home repairs; the educational and social opportunities people need to better their lives; and pastoral support. The Mission provides many services to the islands via the 75-foot, steel-hulled MV Sunbeam which is also equipped with state-of-the-art telemedicine technology and ice breaking capabilities. The Mission is headquartered in downtown Bar Harbor and delivers land-based services out of its 60-acre Downeast Campus in Cherryfield.

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