Our Staff

Lucy J. Norvell, Executive Director

Lucy’s nonprofit sector career has spanned more than three decades of serving children and families, after graduating from Smith College with a degree in Children & Public Policy. For 15+ years, she championed Maine camps and those in the other five New England states, in three different positions at the American Camp Association, New England. Norvell’s direct camp experience includes being an assistant camp director at camps in New Hampshire and Vermont. Parents of two grown children, both of whom attended camp in Maine, Norvell and her husband live in Scarborough. Lucy takes advantage of the Eastern Trail to fulfill her passion for walking. In addition to observing nature, she says walking is “also my meditation.” She took the helm of Maine Summer Camps on January 3, 2023. Read more about her appointment as Executive Director in the November 2022 newsletter here.


Kristine Snow Millard, Communications & Program Consultant

Kris has served as communications and program consultant to Maine Summer Camps since 2015, combining her passions for writing, the wellbeing of children and the benefits of youth camp. She has traveled a circuitous path to establish a career as a writer, working as newspaper reporter, then an attorney, a nonprofit administrator, and a communications director for an independent school. At the same time, Kris has written free-lance pieces on a wide range of topics. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of Southern Maine Stonecoast Program and is working on a collection of personal essays. She was the recipient of an American Camping Association, New England community honor award in 2019 and in 2023 received the Jack Erler Award recognizing outstanding service to Maine’s youth camping industry. Kris lives in Cornish, Maine with her husband and is a fan of knitting and reading, as well as swimming in western Maine’s small ponds and lakes. Read more about the Jack Erler Award given to Kris here.


Raine Kerhin, Executive Assistant & Level Ground Initiative Coordinator

Raine joined the Maine Summer Camps team in 2023. She grew up going to day camps and week long residential camps in the San Francisco Bay Area. Raine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Nevada. Following her graduation, she initially embarked on a career path as a corporate event planner. Raine first joined the Maine summer camp community in 2021. She has spent the last three summers as a leadership staff member of a residential boys camp. Raine is passionate about providing every child the chance to enjoy the Maine summer camp experience, just as she has cherished it herself. In between camp summers, she has been an event planner in California and New Zealand. Raine is enjoying setting up her new life in Portland, Maine. When she finds the time, Raine likes to travel, play card games and snowboard. Raine continues to cheer on her favorite bay area sports teams, the San Francisco 49ers and the Golden State Warriors.

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