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

Lisa Ellrich

Title: Director of Admissions
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Kennebec County)

Eileen Reading

Title: Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Jami Holmes

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

Jonathan Hayes

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

Joseph McShane

Title: Assistant Director of Admissions / Transfer Coordinator
Territory/Specialty: All Transfer students, International

Dan Abbatello

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

Danielle Blair

Title: Senior Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Knox, Waldo, Lincoln, Hancock County), Vermont, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas

Shawn Russell

Title: Senior Admissions Counselor / Assistant Coach: Freeskiing, Freeriding, Snowboarding
Territory/Specialty: Maine (Franklin, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Androscoggin County), Connecticut, Alaska, Arizona, California, DC, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
Sport: Freeskiing, Freeriding, Snowboarding

Chris Yardley

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

Financial Aid Staff

Ronald Milliken

Title: Director of Financial Aid

Jennifer Hutchinson

Title: Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid

Joseph Toner

Title: Assistant Director Financial Aid

Sarah Hinman

Title: Financial Literacy Peer Education Coordinator

Admissions Administrative Staff

Barbara Castonguay

Title: Data Management Tech CL2

Dina Goodwin

Title: Data Management Tech CL2

Kimberly Hilton

Title: Administrative Specialist CL2

Senior Admissions Fellows

Amelya Tibbetts

Title: Senior Admissions Fellow

Henry Wanat

Title: Senior Admissions Fellow

Student Transfer Ambassadors

Deven Finnegan

Title: Student Transfer Ambassador

Ally Pickarts

Title: Student Transfer Ambassador


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
TYY (via Maine Relay Service) dial 711
umfadmit@maine.edu