Immigrant & Refugee Working Group Membership

Immigrant and Refugee Integration and Policy Development Working Group

Membership Listing:

  • Immigrant and Refugee Community Leaders
    • Fowsia Musse (Healthy Androscoggin)
    • Abdifatah Ahmed (Maine Community Integration)
    • Fahmo Ahmed (Community member)
    • Abdikadir Negeye (Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services)
    • Hawo Abdille (Maine Community Integration)
    • Muhidin Libah (Somali Bantu Community Association)
    • Mohamed Ali (Trinity Jubilee Center)
    • Mutaz Abdelrahim (Community Member Representing Sudan)
    • Abdi Abdalla (New Mainer PAC)
    • Coach Abdulahi Abdi (Lewiston Public Schools)
    • Bishar Alkhayr (Community Member Representing Chad/Central Africa)
  • Service Provider/Advocacy/Community Leaders
    • Joe Philippon (Lewiston Police Department)
    • Kathy Leighton (YWCA)
    • Joyce Gibson (USM-LAC)
    • Kate Brennan (Maine Equal Justice Partners)
    • Carolyn McNamara (B Street Health Center)
    • Jacynthe Blais Jacques (community member - Franco Center)
    • Bill Grant (Adult Education)
    • Mary LaFontaine (State Career Center)
  • City Staff and Elected Officials
    • Council President Kristen Cloutier (Chair)
    • Councilor Isobel Golden
    • State Senator Nate Libby
    • State Representative Jared Golden
    • City Administrator Ed Barrett or Deputy CA Phil Nadeau (or other staff support)