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At the Amputee Association

of Maine, our strength is

in our community.

The Amputee Association of Maine (AAM) is a 501(c)3 non-profit with the mission of providing education, support and access to services for people with limb loss. AAM was formed to assist amputees, their families, friends and supporters. Our goal is to serve as a clearinghouse for information about amputee services in the state of Maine and parts of New Hampshire.

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Meet Our Board

John LeMieux

President & Secretary

John LeMieux serves as the President of the Board for the Amputee Association of Maine. He is also one of the founders of the AAM and an amputee himself, having lost his left leg to cancer at age 53. His background as a college athlete and a college basketball coach served him well as he began his rehabilitation following the unique surgery that took his leg. In December of 2012 the doctors at Brigham and Women’s hospital in Boston performed a 20 hour operation that resulted in an Winkelman B-1 variation Van Nes Rotationplasty and in John being cancer free.

Once he received his first prosthetic and completed his initial gait training John jumped right into reworking his golf swing and learning to compete in regional and national amputee tournaments. In fact, he recorded his first hole-in-one only 4 months after receiving his artificial leg.

John founded and continues to supervise the Gorham Savings Bank Maine Amputee Open, at 36 hole golf tournament for amputees from around the country and able bodied golfers from around New England.

John is a co-founder of Anton LeMieux Financial Group in Falmouth, Maine and has lived in Portland, Maine since 1993.

Stephen Jordan

Vice President

Since 2009 Steve has been the CEO of Klixel8, a leading provider of interactive image technology for e-commerce, online advertising, blogs, e-books, e-manuals, and mobile apps.  Its customers use Klixel8 to increase sales and promote brands through web pages, email campaigns and social media channels.

Prior to co-founding Klixel8, Steve worked 17 years in the financial services industry as a senior financial advisor.  He has served on the boards of several organizations offering support services for both children and adults with developmental disabilities. Steve also served on the board of a community elders association providing services to enhance the lifestyle of senior citizens.

Eric Anton


Eric is a Maine native and lives with his wife, two children and two dogs in Falmouth, Maine. In 2009, he joined forces with John LeMieux to form Anton LeMieux Financial Group to help individuals navigate the complex world of personal finance and gain confidence in the financial future of their families. Eric says the best day in his professional life was when John asked him to join forces with him and start a new, independent investment firm.

Starting a new venture is always nerve-wracking. However, early in the process, John was diagnosed with cancer and lost a leg to this insidious disease. Despite the stress this added to the usual start-up worries, the firm thrived and continues to grow. Every day, Eric sees the challenges John faces as an amputee. It is this experience that motivates Eric to participate in the Amputee Association of Maine and to help the Association provide support for other amputees.

Cindy LeMieux

Board Member

Graduating from the University of Maine, Cindy has been a Registered Nurse in Maine for 37 years.  She is currently working at Plastic and Hand in South Portland. The first two decades of her career involved working in Intensive Care, Emergency Department, Obstetrics/Nursery, Medical-Surgical and Skilled Units at Mid Coast and Parkview Hospitals. She later became the Director of Surgical Services.

Cindy was the official State of Maine traveling companion for the Miss Maine to the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, NJ. for many years. She also served on the Miss Maine Board of Directors and the Business Manager for Miss Maine Scholarship Program.

She worked at Camp Tapawingo, A summer for girls in Sweden Maine for thirteen summers as a camp nurse, as well as Head Counselor.

She was a cheerleading coach in the Brunswick area for nine years. She created and developed the Brunswick Junior High School cheerleading program. Through her dedicated service, the team was able to compete in multiple competitions and proudly maintaining an undefeated status.

Cindy resides in Brunswick with her husband, Lance. They have three daughters, Brittany who is a family counselor in Pensacola, Florida, Brianna  who is a third grade teacher at Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston, Maine and Beverly who is an American Airlines Flight Attendant in Boston, MA. Brianna and her husband, Andrew Lunn blessed their lives and Nanny Cindy’s life with a beautiful daughter, Aria Grace on December 30th, 2016.

Cindy is very committed to her family, work, and community and is excited to take on this role.

Anne Hussey

Board Member

Anne is a marketing professional, having spent the past 15 years at Unum, a Fortune 500 company and a leading disability insurance company.  Prior to Unum, Anne worked at her family’s business, Hussey Seating Company in various leadership roles in sales and marketing.  A Maine native, Anne is a proud member of the 6th generation of family owners of Hussey Seating.

Anne has a broad background in non-profit organizations having served on a number of boards and committees:  the Institute of Family Owned Business, Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility, Hurricane Island Outward Bound, Kennebunk Soccer Club, the Education Foundation of the Kennebunks & Arundel, the South Congregational Church and Arundel Yacht Club.  A graduate of Colby College, she  also obtained her MBA from the University of New Hampshire.  Anne lives in Kennebunk where she remains busy keeping up with her middle-school aged daughter Emma.

Mike Nordman

Board Member

Since 1988 Mike has worked for Southworth International Group, Inc. becoming its CFO in 1991. The Southworth group of companies are leaders in the design and manufacture of ergonomic material handling and positioning equipment, with operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Before joining Southworth he worked in the construction industry for many years. In 1982 an industrial accident resulted in an above knee amputation. Over the past 34 years he has seen technology and medical care advance for the amputee community while the coordination and education available for amputees has not kept pace. He has a strong desire to help others in the amputee community access the care, knowledge and services that will allow them to live with honor, dignity and a sense of fulfillment, a life well lived.

Ann-Marie Gribbin

Board Member

Ann-Marie Gribbin is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Physical Therapy Assistant who currently works with the amputee population in Outpatient Rehabilitation at New England Research Hospital in Portland, ME.

Ann-Marie has worked with both college and professional basketball teams as an Athletic Trainer and brings her vast understanding of kinesiology and movement dynamics to bear in her work with amputees. She provides the board with real time access to cutting edge updates in the treatment and training of amputee gait development. In addition she has clinical experience working with Lymphedema/ Breast Cancer patients.

She is a long-time resident of Portland, Maine.

Gerry Vicenzi

Board Member

Gerry Vicenzi retired after a long career in Health Care Management. His understanding of the back-office realities of health care in America is invaluable to the AAM Board.

In Gerry’s last position he oversaw a vast network of providers that worked in licensing, accreditation and billing support for a multiple hospital healthcare company. One of the most interesting areas he controlled was the accreditation of affiliated team physicians for the National Football League.

In his spare time Gerry is a golfer who enjoys the out of doors. He lives with his wife Lynn in South Portland, Maine.

Paul Archer

Board Member

Paul Archer, a long-time resident of Sanford, Maine brings decades of information technology skills to the Amputee Association of Maine board. He has worked in high-end manufacturing, as a consultant and in his current role as an IT specialist in higher education. He provides critical insight as the AAM Board works to bring all our services and offerings online for the amputee community in Maine.

Those who know Paul understand how he always puts his mission above himself. He has a unique ability to focus on the critical variables that need to be addressed to allow projects to succeed.

In his spare time Paul is an avid golfer. He and Board President John LeMieux find time throughout the year to play in golf events benefiting the amputee community throughout New England.

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