Learning about your personal story is at the essence of our admissions process. Our “fit selectivity” is driven by students’ intellectual hunger, community engagement and reasons for choosing Farmington. We’re looking for a great fit. It’s simple — we admit outstanding students who will bring vibrancy, life experiences and positive energy and enthusiasm to our campus.

Admissions Staff

Danielle Blair

Title: Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Hancock County), western Massachusetts (EPS MA 01, MA 02), Vermont, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas

Jared Cash

Title: Vice President for Enrollment and External Affairs

Lisa Ellrich

Title: Director of Admissions
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Kennebec County, Piscataquis County), eastern Connecticut (EPS CT01, CT05), Deleware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

Jonathan Hayes

Title: Assistant Director of Admissions
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Cumberland County, Lincoln County, York County), Rhode Island, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming

Jami Holmes

Title: Associate Director of Customer Relationship Management
Territory/Specialty: Home-Schooled students

Bill Jack

Title: Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Knox County, Sagadahoc County, Waldo County), western Connecticut (EPS CT02, CT03, CT 04), Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawai'i, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

Joseph McShane

Title: Admissions Transfer Counselor
Territory/Specialty: All Transfer students, Maine (Androscoggin County, Somerset County), International

Brian Rafferty

Title: Admissions Counselor
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Penobscot County), eastern Massachusetts, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina

Eileen Reading

Title: Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Franklin County)

Shawn Russell

Title: Admissions Counselor
Territory/Specialty: Out-of-State Recruitment Specialist

Chris Yardley

Title: Admission Counselor
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Aroostook County, Oxford County, Washington County), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee, Wisconsin

Financial Aid Staff

Sarah Hinman

Title: Financial Literacy Peer Education Coordinator

Jennifer Hutchinson

Title: Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid

Ronald Milliken

Title: Director of Financial Aid

Joseph Toner

Title: Assistant Director Financial Aid

Senior Admissions Fellows

Sarah Carlson

Title: Senior Admissions Fellow

Matthew Dotson

Title: Senior Admissions Fellow

Steffon Gales

Title: Senior Admissions Fellow

Admissions Administrative Staff

Barbara Castonguay

Title: Data Management Tech CL2

Dina Goodwin

Title: Data Management Tech CL2

Kimberly Hilton

Title: Administrative Specialist CL2

Contact Us

Office of Admissions
University of Maine at Farmington
246 Main Street
Farmington, Maine USA 04938-1994
tel 207.778.7050
fax 207.778.8182
TDD/TTY 207.778.7275
umfadmit@maine.edu