Administration Profiles at CA Dean

Human Resources Director of Northwest Region, Northern Light CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals

James Godley, MBA, SHRM-CP is the human resources director of Northwest Region, Northern Light Mayo and Northern Light CA Dean.
 
James is responsible for human resources at both Mayo and CA Dean Hospitals.
 
He is passionate about employee education and development.
 
James volunteers time to serve on the Eastern Maine Community College Advisory Board.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, James worked in human resources and operational leadership with Community Care and Target.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication and Public Relations, Thomas College
Master’s in Business Administration and Healthcare Administration, Husson College
 
James became the vice president of Human Resources and Physician Practices in 2014. When Mayo Regional Hospital merged with Northern Light Health, James became the director of human resources for East Region A, which consists of Mayo Hospital and C.A. Dean Hospital.
 

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Vice President of Finance and Physician Practices Northern Light CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals

Jennifer Goodrich, MBA, CMPE is the vice president of Finance and Physician Practices for Northern Light CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals.
 
Jennifer is responsible for finance and practice operations.
 
Jennifer is passionate about her family, dogs, and making a difference in her role at Northern Light Health.
 
As a leader in the community, she serves as treasurer of Moosehead Marine Museum and former treasurer of several local organizations previously.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Jennifer was in public accounting for a few years and prior to that was a student at Thomas College.
 
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Thomas College
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Thomas College
 
Jennifer became the vice president of Finance and Physician Practices for CA Dean Hospital in 2012.
 
Favorite quote:
“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”
~ Sean Patrick Flanery
 

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Director of Facilities, Northern Light CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals

Jason Goodwin is the director of facilities for Northern Light Mayo and CA Dean Hospitals.
 
Jason is responsible for overseeing Facility Maintenance, Security, and Safety Departments at all on-campus and off-campus locations.
 
He is passionate about providing the safest care possible for patients at Mayo and CA Dean.
 
Jason stays involved in his profession by being a member of the Maine Healthcare Engineers Society.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Jason was a maintenance manager for NAES (North American Energy Services) at the Fiberight facility in Hampden, Maine. 
 
Education: 
Associate of Science Degree in Diesel Truck and Heavy Equipment, Eastern Maine Community College
Bachelor of Science Degree in Power Engineering Technology, Maine Maritime Academy
 
Jason became the director of facilities in 2020.
 

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Senior Physician Executive, Northern Light CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals

David B. McDermott, MD, MPH, CPE, FAAFP, FAAPL is the senior physician executive of Northern Light Mayo and CA Dean Hospitals.
 
Dr. McDermott is the interface between the practicing members of the medical group in Piscataquis County and the system—hospital administration and the medical group. He leads practitioner recruiting efforts and onboarding, provides medical direction for the Emergency Department and hospitalist services as well as for the primary care practices associated with Mayo. He is also the medical director for Mayo EMS.
 
As a physician, Dr. McDermott is passionate about patient care and experience, patient quality, and practitioner engagement.
 
As a leader, Dr. McDermott currently serves as vice-chairman of the board of directors of Medical Mutual Insurance Company of Maine. He is also a past president of the Maine Medical Association. In the community he is past president and active member of the Kiwanis Club of Dover-Foxcroft. 
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Dr. McDermott was the chief medical officer for Mayo Regional Hospital and a practicing family physician in Piscataquis County for 28 years.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Rochester
Medical Degree, University of Vermont
Residency at Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital, Portland, Maine
Master’s Degree in Public Health, University of Massachusetts
 
Dr. McDermott became the senior physician executive of Northern Light Mayo Hospital in 2020 when Mayo became a part of Northern Light Health. He also became the senior physician executive for CA Dean at the same time.
 
Favorite quote:
“The first word in Family Practice is Family”
~ Mike Kita, MD
 

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Vice President of Nursing and Operations, Compliance and Risk, Northern Light CA Dean Hospital

Lorraine A. Rodgerson, RN, BSN is the vice president of Nursing and Operations, Compliance and Risk for Northern CA Dean Hospital.
 
Lorraine is responsible for Nursing Services, and day to day operations for the hospital including ancillary services.
 
In her role, Lorraine is passionate about ensuring a safe and caring environment for all patients and employees.
 
As a leader in the community Lorraine serves as the secretary and treasurer of the CA Dean Auxiliary.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Lorraine was a college student. Her entire career has been with Northern Light Health
 
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Anselm’s College in Manchester, New Hampshire
Lorraine became the vice president of Nursing and Operations for Dean Hospital in 2015.
 

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President of Northern Light CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals

Marie Vienneau, BSN, NE-BC,FACHE is president of Northern Light CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals.
 
As president, Marie serves as the liaison to the board and community and oversees the strategic direction, management, and quality of care at the organizations.
 
Marie has spent her career in rural healthcare and is passionate about patients in rural communities having access to high quality healthcare.
 
Marie is currently president of the Northern New England Association of Healthcare Executives, is a former Regent for ACHE, a member of the Maine Hospital Association Public Policy Council and is a member of the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Marie served as CEO at Millinocket Regional Hospital and Mayo Regional Hospital.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Maine
Master of Health Administration
 
Marie became president of CA Dean and Mayo Hospitals in 2020.
 

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