Crisis & Counseling Centers’ Board of Directors voted in three new members at a recent meeting. Rebecca Colwell, Lieutenant Christopher Massey and Isaac Witham bring a variety of talents and expertise to the agency in support of C&C’s mission to provide quality behavioral health services and respond to community needs.

Rebecca Colwell recently retired from her position as director of Integrated Care Management at MaineGeneral Health. A Gardiner resident, Colwell earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern Maine and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Thomas College. She previously served as vice president for HomeCare and Hospice at MaineGeneral.

While at MaineGeneral, Colwell built relationships with C&C’s leaders. “The people at this agency are so committed to the people they serve, and it’s a great, forward-thinking organization,” she said. “Everyone knows somebody who suffers from some sort of mental health or substance abuse issue.”

Lieutenant Christopher Massey serves as the support service Board of Directors welcomes three new members commander for the Augusta Police Department, overseeing the efficient operation of the Department’s detective division, records and communications center. Massey has worked in law enforcement with the Augusta Police Department since 1996.

Isaac Witham has been a general care coach for T-Mobile since 2010. Witham also served as a U.S. Army staff sergeant for nearly a decade. A Vassalboro resident, Witham earned a business management degree from University of Maine at Augusta.

Witham was drawn to C&C’s board as a combat veteran and a parent of a child with special needs. “I have experienced what it can be like trying to get the help you need. I feel the need to get involved in any way possible,” he said.

Board President Dr. Kim Lane looks forward to the contributions the new members will provide. “Offering diversity broadens and enriches the actions set forth in our strategic plan. I want to personally thank them for their dedication and passion for our mission,” she said.