The Executive Committee of the Piscataquis County Economic Development Council (PCEDC)
is saddened to announce the resignation of Executive Director, Christopher Winstead.
On Wednesday, December 4 th, Chris notified the Board of PCEDC that he has accepted a
position with Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC). Chris joined PCEDC in 2015, and
served as Executive Director.

“It is with mixed feelings that I notify the board of my resignation, I have accepted a position
with Eastern Maine Community College as Director of Workforce Development. The success of
an Executive Director is dependent on the support of their board; your support, guidance, and
engagement helped with the continued success of PCEDC and my success as Executive
Director” said Winstead.

“We have accepted Chris’ resignation with regrets and have thanked him for his dedication and
service to not just PCEDC, but the entire County. The board of PCEDC is committed to
attracting and hiring a quality candidate as our next Executive Director, and we are sincerely
thankful to Chris for his commitment to helping us through this transition,” said Denise Buzzelli,
PCEDC Board Chair.

The Board formed a search committee. A press release calling for applications and a formal job
listing will be posted the week of Dec. 9 th.

In the meantime, for more information, please contact Christopher Winstead at 564-3638 or via
email at .

Posted on:   December 12, 2019

Categories:   Announcements