President Wendy Bradstreet
"Thank you all for being a part of the Maine Counseling Association! I am proud to serve as the President of this organization for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. I look forward to working with our executive board and conference committees to help better serve the counseling community, whether you are working as a school counselor or involved with private practice." - Wendy
Wendy is a lifelong proponent for education at all levels from pre-school clear through post-secondary levels and on to lifelong learning. Her philosophy is that education can help you reach whatever goal you set for yourself both personally and professionally and that every individual should have access to completing whatever education level they choose for themselves. Serving on the local school board helps her to keep up-to-date on the issues facing students in the elementary and secondary levels of education.
She holds a Master’s degree in Business from Husson College, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Maine at Presque Isle and an Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Maine Technical College. Having achieved degrees from community colleges, four-year public universities and private colleges, she understands that each level of education provides unique learning goals from hands-on learning to theory-based learning and all has been beneficial in her career.
Wendy is the Director of Admissions and Outreach for Northern Maine Community College where she has been employed for 25+ years in various positions including Student Affairs, Finance, On Course for College Coordinator and adjunct faculty for not only NMCC but Husson University and UMPI. She is also the accountant for her husband’s farming operation for 25+ years.
Wendy resides in Bridgewater with her husband Ryan and two children, Ethan and Emma. She enjoys reading, gardening, many outdoor activities and spending time with her family.