Who We Are

DHHS employs more than 3,000 people with work locations in all 16 counties. The average tenure of DHHS employees is nine years.

DHHS Staff Demographics (as of July 2022):

  • 77% female
  • Age range: 21-80 years old
  • Average age: 47 years old
  • Race and ethnicity:
    • White: 2828
    • Black or African American: 41
    • Hispanic or Latino: 34
    • American Indian or Alaskan Native: 30
    • Asian: 25
    • Two or more races: 8
    • Other (All others): 15
    • Not reported: 41

DHHS Leadership

Jeanne Lambrew


Beth Hamm

Deputy Commissioner

Sara Gagné-Holmes

Deputy Commissioner

Benjamin Mann

Deputy Commissioner of Finance

Rodney Bouffard

Superintendent, Riverview Psychiatric Center

Carolyn Dimek

Superintendent, Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center

Megan Garratt-Reed

Director, Office of the Health Insurance Marketplace

Todd Landry

Director, Office of Child & Family Services

Bill Montejo

Director, Division of Licensing & Certification

Anthony Pelotte

Director, Office for Family Independence

Michelle Probert

Director, Office of MaineCare Services

Paul Saucier

Director, Office of Aging & Disability Services

Nirav Shah

Director, Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Sarah Squirrell

Director, Office of Behavioral Health