2014–present     Janet Lewis, Executive Director

  • Healthy Families—Early Childhood Interest Group. Maine Community Foundation Early Childhood Planning Grant (2018-19).
  • Healthy Eating—Magic Food Bus expands to Penobscot in 2016 and Brooksville in 2017. Community Garden Project (2016). Garden Camp at Brooksville Elementary School (2017). Virginia Wellington Cabot grant to support Garden Camp at Brooksville and Penobscot Elementary Schools (2018). United Way of Eastern Maine (2017 & 2018) and Maine Farmland Trust (2018) grants to support Healthy Eating activities.
  • Healthy Aging—Thriving in Place Downeast (TiPD) implementation grant for 3 years, 2014–2017. Choices That Matter Community Conversations—advance care planning for peace of mind (2017). Age-Friendly Coastal Communities, in collaboration with AARP Maine and the nine towns of our service area (2017-present).
  • Catalyzing Rural Health Transformation, MeHAF planning grant (2018), in collaboration with Blue Hill Memorial Hospital.
  • Accelerating Rural Health Transformation, MeHAF implementation grant (2019), in collaboration with Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital.
  • Development of Community Resource Guide in collaboration with Blue Hill Memorial Hospital
  • Food security screenings and resource promotion for seniors as part of EMHS's Partnerships to Improve Community Health
  • Healthy Peninsula becomes a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization (2016)

2013–2014     Barbara Peppey, Interim Director

  • Thriving in Place planning grant from Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF)
  • Magic Food Bus, Farms and Families
  • Early Childhood Work Group
  • Funding from Blue Hill Memorial Hospital and Eastern Maine Healthcare System

2012–2013     Denise Black, Director

  • Early Childhood Work Group conference 2013
  • Magic Food Bus (expanded to Blue Hill 2013)
  • Funding from Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

2009–2012     Amy Vaughn, Director

  • Ready By 21—Real World 101, Mentoring
  • Magic Food Bus (started in 2011 in Sedgwick, 2012 Deer Isle/Stonington)
  • Early Childhood Work Group and Conferences (2011, 2012)
  • Healthy Peninsula loses HMP status and funding December 2011
  • Healthy Peninsula Board decides to continue its work with private funding

2001–2009     Barbara Peppey, Director

  • Healthy Peninsula started as a Healthy Maine Partnership (one of 31 in the state and 4 in Hancock County)
  • Funding is solely from state
  • Mandated priorities are: obesity, nutrition, exercise, child/school health, tobacco and drug (primarily alcohol) use prevention
  • School health curriculum
  • Good Food Project—mini-grants for greenhouses and gardens