Our Team

Board of Directors:


Matt Dexter - Founder, President, Secretary & Executive Director


Matt founded CBF is 2014 as a single fundraising event to support surrounding cancer programs, and has since lead the organization into something greater. He is a social entrepreneur, that believes community collaboration and innovation is the secret to stronger cancer care in Maine. He earned a BA in Social Psychology from the University of Maine Orono & Spring of 2018 will earn a MS in Nonprofit Management from Lasell College. 

Jim Dexter – Treasurer

Jim has been a Program Manager for Teradyne for the past 26 years. Currently serving as Treasurer, Jim has been involved with CBF development since inception to honor his late spouse, Christine.


Danielle Dexter – Director

Danielle has been an Account Supervisor for 5W Public Relations for the past 4 years. She has supported outreach, PR, and promotional efforts for CBF. Danielle has been involved with CBF since inception to honor her late mother, Christine.



Christine Selinger – Director

Christine moved to Bangor, Maine from the Toronto, Canada area where she worked as an Instructional Designer at Spinal Cord Injury of Ontario. Christine excels in program development and educational design, specifically in rural communities.



Marc Edelman – Director

Marc serves as Senior Vice President of Operations at Eastern Maine Medical Center. With a diverse background in healthcare and a collaborative spirit, Marc strengthens CBF operations as well as its relationship with EMMC providers.

Robin Russel Ph. D, J.D. – Director

Dr. Russel is Professor of Social Work at the University of Maine. She has taught in the areas of foundation practice, social welfare policy, research, child welfare, family violence and spirituality and social work. She started her career as a legal services attorney specializing in juvenile and family law.

Volunteer Staff:

Marie Miller - Scholarship Coordinator

Marie coordinates CBF's scholarship fund to provide students who have been affected by cancer financial support as they earn a higher education. She is a Maine native, pursuing a MSW from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.