A former Wall Street attorney with a prior performing arts career on and off Broadway, Ms. Cotsirilos has resided in Orono since 1996 and in Orono and Portland since 2010. As a senior consultant with Starboard Leadership Consulting, LLC, she guides nonprofits and businesses statewide through board and governance development, executive transition, strategic planning, research and analysis. She serves on UMaine’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advisory Board, on Portland Performing Arts Festival’s Board of Directors and is a member of the International Women’s Forum. Formerly, she served on the Collins Center for the Arts Advisory Board, as a Board officer for United Way of Eastern Maine and was appointed to a judicial screening panel for a U.S. District Court vacancy in southern Maine. Ms Cotsirilos has authored elections reform legislation and presents workshops and trainings for the Maine Association of Nonprofits. She earned a BA cum laude in Comparative Literature from Brown University in 1968, an MMA in Singing from the Yale Music School in 1971, and a JD from the Yale Law School in 1989. She is licensed to practice law in Maine and New York.
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