Who We Are

Founded in 2019, the Maine Jobs Council advocates for economic prosperity for all by promoting the attraction, growth and preservation of foundational jobs in Maine. Our work is dedicated to improving economic conditions in Maine today and for the benefit of generations to come.

Leadership Team & Values

The Maine Jobs Council is a statewide, nonpartisan, member-driven advocacy organization of over 200 business leaders representing sectors across Maine’s economy, including agriculture, forestry, manufacturing, fishing & aquaculture, construction, transportation, tourism & hospitality, and energy & utilities. We are dedicated to building economic prosperity for all by and promoting the attraction, growth and preservation of foundational jobs in Maine.

History & Mission

The Maine Jobs Council has one simple mission: Advocate for economic prosperity by promoting the attraction, growth and preservation of foundational jobs in Maine. We are a statewide, nonpartisan, member-driven advocacy organization. Our history and mission drive us in our daily work.

MJC Core Principles

All Maine Jobs Council (MJC) policies are in support of the attraction, growth and preservation of foundational jobs.

About MJC

Founded in 2019, the Maine Jobs Council has been advocating for economic prosperity by promoting the attraction, growth and preservation of foundational jobs in Maine. This we believe is for the benefit of generations to come.

We are a statewide, nonpartisan, member-driven advocacy organization of over 200 business leaders throughout several sectors across Maine. 

Our members are Mainers who care about Maine’s future and recognize the importance of foundational sectors like:

All Maine Jobs Council (MJC) policies are in support of the creation and maintenance of foundational jobs, and the development of a strategic plan to achieve economic growth.

Principles
  • Support the creation and maintenance of Foundational Jobs.
  • Maine needs a comprehensive plan.
Structure
  • Organization and management
  • Communications
  • Advocacy
Membership
  • Low cost dues
  • High impact membership with important value
The Maine Jobs Council has one simple mission: Advocate for economic prosperity by promoting the growth and maintenance of foundational jobs in Maine. We are a statewide, nonpartisan, member-driven advocacy organization. Want to get involved? Here’s how:

Creation Of Foundational Jobs

Maine Needs A Comprehensive Strategic Plan

Meet the MJC Leadership

Joe Edwards

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Joe is a former State of Maine Insurance Superintendent and a long-time administrator of statewide..

Andy Nichols

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Owner of Elmet Technologies LLC Mr. Nichols has been actively engaged..

Brian Souers

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Brian Souers is the owner and President of Treeline, Inc. His vision was to develop a company that would...

Joel Allumbaugh

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Joel Allumbaugh is President and CEO of National Worksite Benefit Group (NWBG), Inc., dba The Allumbaugh...

Mitch DeBlois

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Mitch DeBlois is the President of DeBlois Electric, one of Maine’s leading electrical contracting companies...

Tim Hebert

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Tim is the co-owner of Hebert construction, a third-generation family owned Maine construction...

Amos McCannell

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Amos is the CFO of HO Bouchard Inc., in Hampden. HO Bouchard is a specialty tanker fleet servicing...

Jim Lynch

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Jim Lynch is one of the original founders of Maine Commercial Tire, Inc. and serves as its Vice President...

Brian Parke

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Brian Parke is the President and CEO of the Maine Motor Transport Association and currently...

Marc Lacasse

Board Member, Maine Jobs Council
Marc is the President and CEO of Augusta Fuel Company. AFC is locally owned and operated..

The Leadership Team