About MFN


John V. Finnegan, Chairman

Philip J. Judd, Vice Chairman/Project Director

Roger Pomerleau, Treasurer

Lisa Miller, Secretary/Clerk

Committee Members:

Dean LaChance

Edward Miller

Kay Rand

Mitchell Ross, MD

Clarification - Maine Families Network
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Clarification Summary- Maine Families Network In Education (aka “MFN”)

Who and what is Maine Families Network?


  1. MFN is a Maine based non-profit. It is incorporated in  the State of Maine . (August 2012).  It is statewide in vision and local in origination. MFN is also a IRS designated Public Charity/Non Profit. (April 2014)
  2. MFN identifies a family as any adults or group of adults who assume responsibility for the growth , intellect, values, and physical skills for the children in their life.
  3. MFN’s mission is to strengthen Maine families by empowering, acknowledging and thanking parents for growing the future citizens of our society.
  4. MFN’s Mission is to promote a common interest that unites families ,not differences that separate families. MFN exists to build a community of networked Maine families.
  5. MFN’s mission is to promote parents as the key advocates for family/child issues: education, nutrition, ,environmental concerns and health and well being. Building productive lives for their children with options for their futures.
  6. MFN recognizes the idea that the home is the primary school for children.
  7. Parents are the natural teachers of their children. Parents and children evolve as natural teachers and students of each other.
  8. MFN identifies key building blocks for strengthening families-respect, responsibility and reliability. foundation for self reliance and reliability in society.
  9. MFN is not identified with any political party and has no interest in “politics” but instead is focused on individual and family enhancement. MFN believes there is a distinction between politics and the political process. Our Politial process defines our democratic  society , therefore American Families.
Parents help build productive lives for their children.