Pat Kimball retired in September of 2016 as the Executive Director for Wellspring, which is a substance use disorder and mental health treatment center located in Bangor. She is a graduate of the University of Maine, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor and has been working in the field of substance abuse treatment and prevention for more than 25 years. She is actively involved in many changes throughout the years and under her leadership Wellspring received the award for Outstanding Performance in Sustainability, Planning and Implementation of Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment into their programs. She also received the Day One Make a Difference Award for her work with advocacy and policy change and the William Shook Award for her continual work in the community in promoting prevention, treatment and recovery. She was the President of the Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs and served on many state committees in the areas of Child Welfare, Corrections, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking. She was the Co-Chair of the Maine Anti-Heroin/Opiate Initiative Treatment Team which developed a statewide plan to address the opiate crisis. She currently serves on the Bangor Area Recovery Network (BARN) Board of Directors, The United Way of Eastern Maine Board of Directors, Incorporator of Eastern Maine Health Care, Community Impact Committee (UWEM), and Board of Directors Club House (PCHC).
She has been married for 47 years to her husband, Charlie, and they have two children and four amazing grandchildren. She is an avid lover of the arts and the University of Maine Men’s Ice Hockey Team. But her favorite retreat is on Sebec Lake at their cottage enjoying family and sitting on the porch watching the sunset.