Maine Connectivity Authority

Apr 12, 2022

Maggie Drummond-Bahl Named Strategic Partnership Director at Maine Connectivity Authority

Drummond-Bahl brings more than two decades of nonprofit experience to help achieve universal broadband access in Maine

Augusta, Maine - Today, the Maine Connectivity Authority (MCA) — a quasi-governmental agency charged with achieving universal access of affordable high-speed broadband in the state — officially named Maggie Drummond-Bahl as its new strategic partnership director. Drummond-Bahl will start in the position in early May. A longtime coalition builder across multiple sectors in Maine, Drummond-Bahl will oversee the agency’s digital equity strategy, community capacity building, workforce development and help support the local partnerships needed to expand broadband access in the state.
The MCA has just posted three new critical positions including communications director, operations manager and data and analysis impact specialist. More information at MaineConnectivity.org.

With more than two decades of nonprofit experience, Drummond-Bahl grew up in western Maine and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Colby College in 1998. For the last seven years, she worked for the Maine Community Foundation, first as a senior program officer and then director of philanthropy. Drummond-Bahl developed and led initiatives for the Foundation to support entrepreneurship, address the impacts of climate change and pursue digital equity for all Mainers. She has also served as policy director and interim executive director at GrowSmart Maine and program director at the Maine Development Foundation. Drummond-Bahl lives with her husband and three boys in Rockland.

Maggie Drummond-Bahl, strategic partnership director at the Maine Connectivity Authority. “We are thrilled to add Maggie’s leadership to the team,” said Andrew Butcher, the MCA’s president. “She has been at the epicenter of Maine’s broadband ecosystem and brings a wealth of relevant experience working on behalf of Maine communities with the Maine Community Foundation.

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About the Maine Connectivity Authority:
Established in 2021, the Maine Connectivity Authority (MCA) is a quasi-governmental agency charged with achieving the universal availability of high-speed broadband in Maine. Led by Andrew Butcher, the MCA will work to ensure three goals: That effective, accessible connectivity be universally available in the state; that there be secure, affordable, reliable, competitive, sustainable and forward-looking infrastructure that can meet future needs; and that all residents, businesses and institutions in Maine be able to take full advantage of the economic, health, educational and other opportunities available through connectivity services. Focusing on projects, places and people, the MCA is advancing digital equity for all Mainers.