Sarah Lewis

Sarah works at Maine Access Immigrant Network (MAIN), an innovative community based and community health worker organization in Portland. Over the last ten years, MAIN has earned national and international recognition for its public health initiatives and research, having presented its work to a wide variety of audiences including the American Public Health Association, King’s College London Symposium, and the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Sarah serves on the State of Maine HIV Advisory Committee, the Maine Children’s Oral Health Network Steering Committee, the State of Maine MaineCare Advisory Committee, and is a board member on the boards of the Frannie Peabody Center, the American Heart Association (AHA) in Maine, the FindHelp (formerly Aunt Bertha) Advisory Board, as expert faculty on the Community Catalyst Community Benefit & Economic Stability Project, and served for six years on the inaugural Board of Directors of Maine Immigrant and Refugee Coalition (MIRC). Sarah is also an aluma of the Hanley Leadership Development (HLD) Class of 2018-2019. 

Prior to working in Maine, Sarah worked with the World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Pharmaceutical Policy on projects in Ghana, China, and Switzerland; provided capacity-building consultation to nonprofits in Boston and New York City; worked on a cervical cancer health campaign with Grounds For Health in Matagalpa, Nicaragua; and has experience serving with several legislative teams in Washington, DC and in Maine.