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Patricia Grenon James M. Garvin 76 Oakhurst Road Term expires 12/2018

Town Council Chair Jamie Garvin is serving his first term, having been elected in 2015. A former member and chair of the Recycling Committee, he is also serving as the council's representative to the ecomaine board, the Portland Jetport Noise Abatement Committee, and the Thomas Memorial Library Foundation. As council chair he also heads the Portland Head Light directors.

Jamie works as a senior director at Harte Hanks, a global marketing services company. He previously held marketing positions with TD Bank and IDEXX. Jamie’s wife Emily (Ornatek) grew up in Cape Elizabeth, and they have two children in the Cape schools.

A graduate of Syracuse University with a degree in broadcast journalism, Jamie is also a former board member of the Cape Cottage Beach Association, and has also given time to Little League and the schools.


Kathy Ray Katharine N. Ray 532 Spurwink Ave. Term expires 12/2017

After serving eight years on the Cape Elizabeth School Board, Kathy Ray was first elected to the Town Council in 2011 and again in 2014. She has a B.A. in communications from the University of Maine, and is retired from a career in banking.

Kathy is currently serving on the Ordinance Committee and the ad hoc Harbors Committee. She served as council chair in 2015.

Kathy is also chair of the Iris Network board of directors and has also served as president of the local Rotary Club. A life-long resident of Cape Elizabeth, she and her husband, Alan, have been married for 37 years and have a grown daughter.


Patricia Grenon Patricia K. Grennon 8 Sea Barn Road Term expires 12/2017

Patty Grennon was elected to a first term on the council in 2014.

Patty is heading the Ordinance Committee in this, her third year on the council. She also serves on the Thomas Jordan Trust Grant Committee.

She is a 1982 graduate of Cape Elizabeth High School and graduated from the University of Maine, Orono with a bachelor's degree in communications and public relations in 1986. She works as a certified personal trainer at Back Cove Personal Fitness in Portland, and she has been on the board and is a past president of the Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation.

She has lived in Cape Elizabeth for 36 years, is married and has three children. She is also a long-time member of the Junior League of Portland, where she served as vice president of community outreach and membership, and helped establish the Kids First Center for Families of Separation and Divorce.


Jessica Sullivan Jessica L. Sullivan P.O. Box 6238, Cape Elizabeth 04107 Term expires 12/2018

Jessica Sullivan was elected to the Town Council in November 2009 and re-elected in 2012 and 2015.

Jessica this year is serving as Finance Committee chair, is a member of the Appointments Committee and is vice chair of the Portland Head Light directors. She also represents the Town Council on the General Assembly and Metro Coalition for the Greater Portland Council of Governments.

In 2014 she led the Town Council as chair. Prior to her Town Council service she was a trustee of the Thomas Memorial Library.

Jessica grew up in South Portland, Maine and graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Physical Therapy. She has practiced physical therapy in Massachusetts, Texas and Maine. She has managed medical practices in Portland and South Portland, and has been a member of the Mercy Hospital Auxiliary since 1994. Jessica is part of the fifth generation of her family to live in Cape Elizabeth and currently resides on Mitchell Road. Her two grown children attended Cape Elizabeth schools. Her son graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School, and her daughter from Catherine McAuley High School.


Patricia Grenon Sara W. Lennon 54 Cranbrook Road Term expires 12/2018

Sara Lennon is currently on a leave of absence from the council, returning at the end of June 2017.

Sara Lennon was elected to a third, non-consecutive term on the council in 2015, having served from 2007-2012. She served on various council subcommittees and as council chair in 2012.

This year Sara is chair of the Appointments Committee and is council representative to the Comprehensive Plan 2019 Committee.

Sara has 30 years of experience helping organizations to brand themselves effectively, integrating writing and graphic design to create effective solutions for branding, fundraising, recruitment, constituency relations, and outreach. Her clients include schools, political campaigns and non-profit organizations.

Sara holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an M.A. from University of Virginia. She is married and has three daughters, all of whom attended the Cape Elizabeth schools.


Caitlin Jordan Caitlin R. Jordan 83 Old Ocean House Road Term expires 12/2019

Caitlin Jordan was first elected in November 2010, and to second and third terms in 2013 and 2016.

Caitlin serves as a member of the Ordinance Committee and on the Thomas Jordan Grants subcommittee, as well the council's representative to the Harbors Committee. She is part of the 12th generation of Jordan from the Rev. Robert and Sarah Jordan who founded Cape Elizabeth. She resides on Old Ocean House Road.

She received her B.A. in psychology from New England College; and a J.D. from the University Of New Hampshire School Of Law and has opened a law practice here in Cape Elizabeth. She also serves as the business manager of Alewives Brook Farm. She has been an active member of the Cape Farm Alliance.


Penny Jordan Penelope A. Jordan 21 Wells Road Term expires 12/2019

Penny Jordan was first elected to fill an unexpired term in 2009, and elected for a second, non-consecutive term in 2016.

This year she is serving on the Appointments Committee and Thomas Jordan Trust Grant Committee. She is also representing the council on the Greater Portland Economic Development Commission and the Maine Municipal Association's legislative policy committee, and serves as delegate to the MMA convention.

Penny has over 30 years experience in project management and business planning. She holds a master’s degree in social work from Boston University, focusing on Community Organizing and Program Design. She is a lifelong resident of Cape Elizabeth.

In 1999 she rejoined the family business at Jordan’s Farm on Wells Road. Penny and her siblings are the fourth generation to maintain Jordan's as a working farm.

Penny was instrumental in starting Cape Farm Alliance. She is Vice President of Cumberland County Farm Bureau, on the Board of Advisors for Crown of Maine Cooperative, a member of the Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society (MESAS), a panel member for the Farms for the Future program and is active in hunger prevention programs in Southern Maine.


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