Heidi McCarthy has been a Healthy Androscoggin Advisory Board member since 2018. She is an Economic Development Specialist at the City of Lewiston and Director of Development for the Lewiston Education Fund. Currently, McCarthy is a student at the Muskie School of Public Service pursuing a Master’s in Policy, Planning, and Management with a focus on Public and Nonprofit Management.
As a recreational runner and triathlete, McCarthy understands the importance of an active lifestyle. She and her partner have completed a 5k in 19 states with a goal to complete all 50 states within fifteen years. A former educator, McCarthy is an advocate for childhood movement opportunities and is dedicated to improving food equity and access for low-income individuals. She has long admired the important work of Healthy Androscoggin and is thrilled to have a role in the organization.