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Faculty and Staff - Cathy Billings

CathyAssociate Director for Communications and Development
Lobster Institute
University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469






B.A. Education, University of Maine

M.A. Public Administration, University of Maine


CathyShowsLobster2Cathy Billings has been the Associate Director for Communications and Development at the Lobster Institute since 2000.  Based at the University of Maine, the Lobster Institute works for and with lobstermen on:  conservation, outreach, research and educational programs, which are focused on protecting and enhancing the lobster stock and preserving lobstering as an industry…and as a way of life.  

Her experience includes strategic planning, fund raising, grant writing and development, event management, membership services, public relations, advertising and marketing, publications and other communications work.

Prior to the Lobster Institute, Billings worked for a time as Director of Public Relations at the Eastern Agency on Aging in Bangor; for nearly 10 years in a variety of capacities at the University of Maine Alumni Association; and for 10 years in a variety of capacities in the floral industry. 


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