Gorham Savings Bank, a leading southern Maine financial services institution, has announced the appointment of Katie Fullam Harris to its board of directors. Harris, currently serving as Chief Government Affairs Officer for MaineHealth, brings extensive public policy and regulatory compliance experience to the board.
In her role at MaineHealth, the state’s largest health care system, Harris leads all government and regulatory efforts at the local, state, and federal levels. She also heads up internal projects that align public policy priorities with clinical care delivery.
“Katie’s vast knowledge and experience in public policy and regulatory compliance, as well as her deep ties to the Greater Portland community, make her an excellent addition to our board of directors,” said Steve deCastro, president and CEO, Gorham Savings Bank. “We are truly excited to have her join our board and help guide the bank in our mission to be a force for good in the communities we serve.”
Harris is a highly respected member of the community, serving as president of the International Women’s Forum of Maine, as well as on the boards of the Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute and the Edward Daveis Benevolent Trust. She also previously served as co-chair of the United Way of Greater Portland’s Thrive 2027 initiative.
Harris received her Master of Science in Health Care Policy and Management from the University of Southern Maine, and a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University. Outside of work, she’s an outdoor sports enthusiast, equestrian, and runner. She resides in Yarmouth with her husband Chip and two dogs.