Jack Frost, Healthy Acadia Board Member & Exectutive Director of Maine Coast Healthcare Foundation
Jack Frost Joins Healthy Acadia Board of Directors
January 18, 2013

HANCOCK COUNTY - Healthy Acadia, a community health coalition serving the Downeast Acadia region, is pleased to welcome Jack Frost as the newest member of the organization’s Board of Directors.

Jack Frost has worked for 6 years as the Director of Maine Coast Healthcare Foundation, and he brings to the Healthy Acadia Board his broad experience with health and community development. Prior to his position at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Mr. Frost served as Project Manager for Training & Development Corporation for 14 years, which included oversight of a statewide job training program for youth and adults.

“We are thrilled that Jack has joined the Healthy Acadia Board of Directors,” stated Ben Billings, Healthy Acadia Board Co-Chair. “Jack is passionate about improving community health across the region, and he brings invaluable talent, experience, insight and leadership to our Board and to the Coalition as a whole.”

Mr. Frost is a graduate of University of Maine at Machias, and he obtained a Master of Public Administration from the University of Maine. He completed LEADERSHIP: Hancock County in June of 2011, and he received the program’s Sparks Award in June, 2012, in recognition of exemplary leadership. Mr. Frost is past president of the Rotary Club of Ellsworth, and he has served on several other non-profit boards.

“The exceptional work of Healthy Acadia positively impacts the overall quality of life for ourselves, our friends, and our neighbors, and I am excited to contribute to these efforts as a member of the Board of Directors. The priority goals and objectives of Healthy Acadia are well defined and much needed.I look forward to continuing to work with the Coalition in this new role to make it easier for all people to lead healthier lives.”

Mr. Frost lives with his wife, Brenda, and their daughter in Ellsworth. Their daughter Abigail attends George Stevens Academy. They enjoy spending time at a family camp on First Roach Pond along with biking, hiking and skiing the trails at Acadia National Park. 

Healthy Acadia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that has been working across the region for the past 12 years. Healthy Acadia serves as the Healthy Maine Partnership (HMP) for Hancock County, coordinating community health services. The coalition creates lasting improvements to the health of communities across Downeast Acadia by connecting individuals with health supports, building partnerships, coordinating education and prevention services, and improving policies and environments.