We are pleased to announce that Megan A. Sanders, Esq., currently PCHC’s Vice President of Human Resources and Associate General Counsel has been named Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel of the organization. Ms. Sanders, who has served PCHC since 2016, replaces Lori Dwyer, Esq., who was named PCHC President and CEO on September 1.
Lori Dwyer, Esq., President and CEO, states, “Megan is incredibly smart, collaborative, strategic, and persistent in her drive to find innovative solutions to complex issues for PCHC. We are lucky to have her in this expanded role and look forward to working with her for many years to come.”
Prior to joining PCHC, Ms. Sanders served as an employment attorney and litigator at Preti Flaherty in Portland, Maine. Thereafter, Ms. Sanders served at the University of Maine as Chief of Staff to President Susan J. Hunter, Ph.D. and Vice President for Human Resources. Ms. Sanders has over 10 years of progressively responsible leadership and service in health care, higher education, and the practice of law, and will provide legal counsel and risk management oversight for PCHC, as well as oversee all human resources functions.
Of her new role, Ms. Sanders states, “It is an honor to continue to serve this organization and its patients. In partnership with local, state, and national partners, PCHC is on the cutting edge of integrated primary care and it has been a pleasure to work with such bright and capable leaders. PCHC’s goal is to achieve unwavering patient loyalty by making the patient the most important member of the care team – I’m proud to be part of the team responsible for realizing this goal.”
Ms. Sanders received her undergraduate degree from Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and her Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law, Portland, Maine, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She is a member of the Maine Law Foundation Alumni Engagement Committee, and a former Interim Director, RSU 26 School Board.