UCP of Maine Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Oct 1, 2014


After a thorough nationwide search, UCP of Maine’s Board of Directors is pleased to appoint Scott Tash as new Chief Executive Officer.

Scott comes to the CEO role with several years of leadership experience, most recently serving as interim CEO for UCP of Maine since January 2014 and previously serving as UCP’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer since 2012. Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and is also Six Sigma certified, a certification that will assist UCP in continuing to provide excellent client services while looking for process improvement opportunities.

“We went about this search to secure the best person to lead UCP of Maine into the future. We were able to attract many highly qualified applicants from Maine and nationally which provided the search team with a great opportunity to select the best person for the job.” said Mark Schmelz, UCP of Maine Board Member and Search Committee Chairman.

“Moving into our 60th year, we are confident that with the excellent leadership, management and employees that we now have in place, UCP of Maine will continue to grow and progress in meeting our mission, well into our future.”, declared Erica Engelmann, Chair of UCP of Maine’s Board of Directors.

Scott Tash, CEO
Scott Tash, CEO

When asked about his goals for UCP of Maine, Scott shared “UCP has a well-known reputation for providing excellent services for individuals with intellectual disabilities and behavioral health needs and my goal is to ensure that the organization is able to continue to provide high quality services to the clients we serve now and will serve in the future.”

UCP of Maine’s children services include: Home and Community Treatment (HCT), Early Childhood Services (Bridges), Rehabilitative and Community Supports (RCS), Behavioral Health Homes (BHH) and Outpatient Therapy. Adult services include Mental Health Outpatient, Adult Residential and TeleHealth. For both children and adults we offer Case Management and our Elizabeth Levinson Center (ELC) which is a 14-bed Intermediate Care Facility (ICF-IID).

Established in 1954, UCP of Maine is a private, non-profit organization which is committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities who have multiple needs. UCP of Maine serves children and adults in the Penobscot, Waldo, Piscataquis, Southern Aroostook, Washington and Northeastern Somerset Counties. For more information please visit www.ucpofmaine.org. Referrals can be faxed to 207-941-2955 or mailed to UCP of Maine, 700 Mount Hope Ave, Suite 320, Bangor, ME 04401.

For further information on UCP of Maine, contact Marc Inman, Business Development and Marketing Manager at 207-941-2952 x 233 or Marianne Berube, Director of Human Resources x326.