Ellen Bemis, CEO of Aroostook Mental Health Services, Inc. (AMHC), has announced that Julia Macek, LCSW, has joined the agency as Program Director of Behavioral Health and Integration in Aroostook County. The position was previously held by Lorraine Chamberlain, LCSW, CCS, who retired in November 2022.
“I am pleased to welcome Julia to the senior leadership team,” said Bemis. “As Program Director, she will oversee a variety of substance use and mental health programs and services for adults, children, and families and lead in new program development, enhancement, and implementation.”
Macek has more than 30 years of behavioral health experience in hospitals, residential treatment, outpatient mental health, and, most recently, in early care and education. She is a certified poverty coach, president of the board for Healthy Maine Families, and co-chair of the Aroostook Community Collaborative. Macek lives in Wade with her husband, David.