Board of Directors

Daniel Freund
Chair
Peter Morelli
Board Member

Peter F. Morelli was the Director of Development and previously City Planner for the City of Saco, where he was responsible for planning, economic development, housing and historic preservation for 27 years. He led two comprehensive planning efforts and two downtown plans, rewrote the zoning ordinance, helped to create and administer an historic preservation district, and streamlined the land use approval process. He led efforts to rebuild Saco’s beautiful Main Street, built an Amtrak train station, built two business parks and created a business finance agency, and was a co-founder of one of the state’s first Main Street organizations. He earned a masters degree in public policy at Tufts University, is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine, and earned a graduate certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts.

Jason Hirst
Treasurer
Coming soon
Patrycja Fortula-Kohn
Secretary

Patrycja (Patty) is a native of Philadelphia, PA moving to South Portland in 1998 when her husband, Howard, retired after 30 years of driving a bus in Philly. She retired 4 years ago from Dermatology Associates in Portland where she was a Customer Service Billing Specialist. Howard and Patty live at the Betsy Ross House in South Portland with their pride and joy, Bogey Anderson Cooper, their 2-year-old Lynx Point Siamese Cat. They have been ITN members for 4 years. 

Patty is the Secretary of the Betsy Ross House Resident Council. Patty is a strong advocate for ITN and Senior Transportation. Patty is also our Birthday Card person. She sends out the monthly Birthday Cards to our members.

Michelle Luce
Michelle Luce
Treasurer

Michelle Luce, Vice President/Financial Services Manager of People’s United Bank in Westbrook. Michelle has had a career in banking since 1992. She started out as a summer teller at a small bank in Warren, ME, her hometown. Throughout the past 25 years, Michelle has advanced in her career in banking to hold many positions; most recently, in October of 2015, she was promoted to Financial Services Manager. She has been with the bank since 1999 and has been serving the Westbrook Branch customers for over 14 years. Michelle has received numerous top performer awards for her excellent performance in Long Term Investments and Mortgages. She and her team have received awards for excellent customer service, operational excellence and top performing branch in Southern Maine. In 2014, Michelle was awarded with the CEO’s Leadership Award by People's United Bank’s CEO Jack Barnes. She has been an active member of the business community with Westbrook's My Place Teen Center; there she has taught numerous hours of financial literacy to several teens. Michelle volunteers to cook community meals on a monthly basis at the Westbrook Warren Community Church. Michelle also serves on the bank’s Women in Leadership Committee.