Meet Our Team

AnnKarenSenior Leadership

stephen alaimo webStephen Alaimo, President
Stephen joined St. André Health Care in June 2015 and serves as the President and Administrator for the facility. Stephen is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a minor in General Management. Prior to joining St. André’s Health Care, Stephen began his nursing home career with Kindred Healthcare in 2011. Prior to that, Stephen had been working in the high-tech field based out of the Boston area focusing on photolithography services. He held multiple positions with the same organization over the years mainly with a focus on sales, customer service and marketing.
tricia conway webTricia Conway, RN, Director of Nursing
Tricia has been a hard working member of the St. André team since 2013 when she started as a dietary aide in the kitchen. She then moved on to serve as a Cook Supervisor and a certified nursing assistant as she was finishing her education. She has also served in the role as Assistant Clinical Coordinator before taking on her current position as Director of Nursing. Tricia has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Kaplan University. She also has degrees in Dietetic Technology and Nursing from Southern Maine Community College.

Sandra Lucas, Director of MissionSandra Lucas, Director of Spiritual Care

Sandra is a board-certified chaplain with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains. In October 2018, Sandra moved back to Maine from Ohio where she retired from her position as Regional Director of Spiritual Care for Mercy Health in Youngstown, Ohio. She held that position for 10 years. Prior to that, she was the Director of Mission and Pastoral Care for Mount St. Joseph in Waterville, Maine.




Julie Cortright, Director of Life Enrichment
Francois Blais, Director of Plant Operations
Karen Chadbourne, Director of Social Services
Dorothy MacFarlane, Director of Dining Services
Marcie Yager, Director of Employee Experience

Board of Directors

Karen Waycott, Chair, Northern Light Mercy Medical Group
Andree Benoit Tostevin, Secretary
Joseph Valenza, Ph.D., Treasurer
Stephen Alaimo, President, Ex-Officio, St. André Health Care Facility
Sr. Terry Gauvin, Trustee, St. Joseph Convent
Deborah Cote, Trustee, Transaction Resources, Inc.
Joann Sherer, Trustee, Southern Maine Health Care
Al Shinkel, Ed.D., Trustee

Medical Team

Dr. Heidi Wierman, MD
Medical Director

Ann Magner, DO

Charity Maniates, PA

Reasons to Choose St. André Health Care

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